Intriguing premieres at Galway Film Fleadh

The international premiere of Never Grow Old will be the closing movie of this year’s Galway Film Fleadh, which runs from July 9-14. Starring Emile Hirsch and John Cusack and shot in Connemara, this fast-paced...

Passion and truth are key as Ruairí embraces latest role

Arts Week with Judy Murphy  Barely five minutes into conversation with actor Ruairí Heading, the theme of identity is firmly on the table. Dubliner Ruairí is appearing in Decadent Theatre’s new production, the world premiere...

Galway singer’s new album makes it worth the long wait

The Groove Tube with Cian O'Connell It’s been ten years since Kevin Herm Connolly’s debut album Monsters  - but the development of the Galway musician’s sound and style on his newly released second record seems...
Aoife Carney and Aislinn O'Driscoll of the Latin Quarter Gin Fest.

Latin Quarter gets in the spirit for annual Gin-Fest

Galway City’s Latin Quarter will host a four-day Gin-Fest from Thursday to Sunday, June 6-9, with highlights including a cruise on the Corrib Princess, as well as a gin village, gin brunches and afternoon...
Displaced Nation Lifeboat by Hugh Murphy.

GMIT art students hold their annual graduate show

Final-year art students in GMIT’s School of Design and Creative Arts will hold an exhibition of their work in GMIT’s Cluain Mhuire campus, opening this Saturday at 2pm. Galway-based, award-winning Swedish artist Cecilia Danell,...
Mike Galvin, Dónal Murphy and Niall Murphy of Breaking Trad.

Top trio Breaking Trad for Valerie’s of Aughrim

There’s a treat in store for fans of Irish music next Friday, June 7, when the group Breaking Trad play Valerie’s of Aughrim. Breaking Trad is made up of Dónal Murphy (accordion), Niall Murphy (fiddle)...


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