Tuesday 25 April 2017
The beat never leaves you - Mary O’Malley
One of Galway’s premiere festivals, the 32nd Cúirt International Festival of Literature, begins this Sunday. For a full week, lovers of literary artforms will get to savour what’s on offer. This year sees a performance by Connemara born poet Mary O’Malley, who for many opened the door to exploring struggles between modernity and tradition in Irish culture. Mary’s reading at Cúirt marks her eighth collection of poetry, titled ‘Playing the...read more...
History Ireland comes to Galway
The long-running History Ireland Hedge School series travels to Galway on Friday 21 April. One of the most crucial events in Ireland’s history will be under the spotlight when History Ireland Editor Tommy Graham moderates a panel discussion on ‘Women in the Irish Revolution’. One of the features of last year’s 1916 centenary commemorations was the extent to which the role of women in the national movement was acknowledged. Their role...read more...
Paddy Casey for Róisín gig
After spending four years enjoying the company of his family, Dubliner Paddy Casey cannot stay away from Galway for long. Paddy has released five albums and has an impressive amount of platinum album awards to go with them. With his sixth album in the making, Paddy’s newest single release is called ‘Everything Must Change’. This singer/songwriter has not forgotten his roots and is often recommending up and coming local artists. Among the up and...read more...
- Daytime creative writing class
- Go Strictly fundraiser for Galway Autism Partnership
- Roll up! Cirque du Gaillimh promises a circus spectacle
- ‘How to Stop the Sea’ explores dark underbelly
- Haydn’s ‘The Seven Last Words of Christ’ live
- GIAF to host major new music theatre production
- Keith Barry brings new show to Lough Rea Hotel
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