No time to sleep as singer Niall lives the dream

Niall Connolly celebrates the launch of Sound, his sixth studio album, with a show at The Crane Bar on Sunday, April 21. The Cork-born, New York-based songwriter recorded the album in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn,...

Writers share insights in Cúirt discussions

Four unique themed discussions are being presented at this year’s Cúirt Festival of Literature, which runs from April 23-28. Each will feature a special pairings of authors whose shared experiences should offer lively discussions...

Traditional and classical on menu from West Ocean String Quartet

The West Ocean String Quartet, made up of Seamus McGuire and Niamh Crowley on violin, Ken Rice on viola and Neil Martin on cello, will perform in the Aula Maxima at NUI Galway on...

Roots and rock at Monroe’s

Dublin singer-songwriter Eoin Glackin plays Monroe’s Live on Friday, April 19. He recently released his new single New World Blue, a taster track from his second LP, which will be released in early 2013....

Galway is central character in new collection of short stories

Arts Week with Judy Murphy - Galway is the central character in a new book of short stories which is being launched in the city’s Monroe’s Pub next week as part of...

Ari Hest planning to make his mark as he plays Campbell’s

Brooklyn-based songwriter Ari Hest plays Campbell’s Tavern this Saturday, April 20. Last year the singer, whose music spans the folk-rock genre, released his seventh album, The Fire Plays, which he feels is his best...


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