Claregalway Castle hosts music festival

This year’s Summer Music in Galway Festival is in full flight, with several events being held over the weekend, including an opera for children and one for adults in the grounds of Claregalway Castle....

Don Stiffe joins Hernon family for concert series at an Taibhdhearc

The city’s an Taibhdhearc theatre will host a series of concerts throughout August, featuring Bohermore man Don Stiffe and the Hernon family from Carna. The shows entitled Conamara sa Chathair or...

Murder most foul: contrasting treatments on two channels

True crime has always attracted great interest whether in book form or in documentaries and there appears to be a glut of these programmes on our screens these days. So because...

Shay Mouse returns – but Scullion deferred

One of the undoubted hits of this year’s Arts Festival was the family musical, The Adventures of Shay Mouse, written by Pat McCabe and staged by Galway Youth Theatre and Galway Community Theatre, under...

Eddi Reader to feature in Forge show

The Alan Kelly Gang and Scottish singer Eddi Reader will play the Forge, Moycullen, this Sunday night, August 4 as part of their Small towns & Famous Nights Irish tour. The...

Balkan-influenced French band for Monroe’s show

French band Txütxükan – which means ‘DIY’ in Basque – play Monroe’s Live on Friday, August 9. The group first came to Ireland in December 2007, when, just after Christmas, an...


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