Variety and quality in Galway Fringe line-up

The Galway Fringe Festival kicks off this Friday, July 12 and runs until July 31 in venues throughout Galway City with more than 100 local, Irish, and international acts, including comedy, children’s events, visual...

Mark finds new treasures as he revisits Howie the Rookie

Arts Week with Judy Murphy – A new production of Mark O’Rowe’s hit play, Howie the Rookie, starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, and directed by the author is proving to be one of the advance...

Damien Dempsey – creating a natural high for audiences

The Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell –  Damien Dempsey and Glen Hansard play the Festival Big Top on Thursday, July 25 as part of this year’s Galway Arts Festival. Last year, Dempsey released...

Theatre opens its doors for Druid Experience exhibition

Druid Theatre’s headquarters at Druid Lane Theatre have been largely dark in recent years as the company has enjoyed success at home and abroad, most notably with its with its touring productions of DruidMurphy...

US singer-songwriter Tom Russell for Monroe’s concert

Acclaimed American singer, songwriter and master storyteller, Tom Russell, will be returning to Galway as part of his forthcoming Irish tour, performing on 12 July at Monroe’s Live.   For over three...

Galway bands go down a blast at Wesport Festival

BY CIARAN TIERNEY Veteran singer Elvis Costello might have been a little bit liberal with the truth when he told the 12,000 revellers in a Mayo field that they were “better than Glastonbury”, but...


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