TG4 film on US boxing legend with Irish roots

A new documentary being screened on TG4 next Wednesday, March 19, tells the epic story story of Johnny Kilbane, the longest reigning World Featherweight champion of all time. Croí Trodach -...

New collection from late poet

The late Tom Duddy will be known to many Galway people as a former lecturer at NUI Galway where he worked in the Department of Philosophy from 1979 until he became ill in 2011....

Rackhouse Pilfer gig to spread Love and Havoc

Anyone who frequently enjoys live music in Monroe’s will recognise the name Rackhouse Pilfer. The six-piece “stompin’” Americana/bluegrass band from Sligo has been playing the venue at least once a month for the last...

Call the Midwife has the baby formula for success

TV Watch with Dave O’Connell If someone suggested that a drama based around the lives of a group of young midwives living in a convent of nuns would provide the perfect formula for Sunday...

Graveyard humour abounds in Decadent’s black comedy

Martin McDonagh’s play, A Skull in Connemara, directed by Andrew Flynn for Decadent Theatre company, will return to the Town Hall Theatre from March 20-22 as part of a national tour. ...

Celebrations of the arts in Spiddal

Spiddal is celebrating its local culture this weekend with Éigse an Spidéil, which runs until Sunday afternoon This Friday, March 7 at 8.00pm An Crúiscín Lán is the venue for Ardán...


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