Matthew Berrill

Unique concert for Cancer Care West

NUI Galway’s Medical Orchestra will be in concert next Wednesday, December 5, at 6pm in the O’Donoghue Centre at NUI Galway, with a varied programme that will include the premiere of a new five-minute...
Eamon Sweeney and Róisín O'Grady of Tonos.

Athenry prepares for feast of winter music

WinterSong, a concert of Christmas music from the 16-18th centuries, will take place this Saturday, December 2, in Athenry Community Centre. The event which will feature vocals, lute, Renaissance and Baroque guitars, is being presented...
The charity CD which Sharon Shannon recorded with Robbie Henshaw and his family.

Trad legend Sharon teams up with rugby star Robbie for charity CD

He may have missed Ireland’s recent rugby heroics against the All Blacks – but former Connacht star Robbie Henshaw is about to prove that he has more than one string to his bow… or,...
Kinvara resident Declan O'Rourke who has rereleased his debut CD, Since Kyabram, with a beautifully designed 20-page booklet detailing the stories attached to each song.

Declan O’Rourke brings it all back home for Town Hall gig

Groove Tube with Cian O’Connell He’s been to the forefront of an illustrious group of singer-songwriters that Irish music has produced over the last 20 years – but now, with his destiny back in his...
Author Marian Broderick.

Celebrating bad, bold and brilliant women

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Galwaywoman Professor Sheila Tinney is among the subjects of a new book, Bold, Brilliant and Bad: Irishwomen from History, written by Marian Broderick as a follow-up to her 2001 debut...
Poet Trevor Conway.

Breeding Monsters launch at the Crane

Galway poet Trevor Conway will launch his second collection, Breeding Monsters, in the city’s Crane Bar on Saturday, December 1, at 6pm. Along with poetry, there will be music from Athenry singer Sandra Coffey...


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