Aisling designer Seán Ó Flaithearta and director Darach Mac Con Iomaire (third and second from right) with; from left - Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Johnny Óg Connolly, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Róisín Seoighe, Pól Ó Ceannabháin, Seán Cathal Ó Coileáin and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh: PHOTO: Boyd Challenger.

Sensory Gaeltacht show explores legacy of 1916

Arts Week with Judy Murphy We are telling a metaphorical story of life in the Gaeltacht over the last hundred years, good and bad, warts and all,” says Connemara man Darach Mac Con Iomaire, as...
Marty Connolly and Michael Nolan.

Anam Teanga explores a place and its language

Anam Teanga (Soul of Language) is the title of an exhibition that opened in the Courthouse, Ballygar, last weekend. The new work was created by Conamara artist Nuala Ní Fhlathúin in conjunction with local people...
Scoil Fhursa.

Exhibition celebrates local neighbourhood

An exhibition of work by local artist Melanie McDonagh’s exhibition entitled Drawings of Nile Lodge opens this Thursday in Murray’s Coffee Shop, 1 Nile Lodge, Lower Salthill. The theme is Neighbourhood and the show features...

Téada and Séamus Begley for free gig at Clifden festival

The fourth annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival will take place from Thursday, April 4 to Sunday, April 7. Clifden will be immersed in music for the weekend, with sessions in the pubs and hotels,...

Spuds, nudity and pathos in Famine circus show

Delicious O’Grady, a circus theatre show containing potatoes and nudity, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday next, April 4. Written by actor and street performer Colm O’Grady, it is inspired by the...
Don Alder.

Fireworks in store from leading guitarist Don Alder

Guitar enthusiasts will have much to crow about when Don Alder plays the side bar in Monroe’s on Friday, December 2. Hailing from Vancouver in Canada, Alder won the Worldside Guitar Idol in London...


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