Joy Gerrard, with one of the works from her Precarious Freedom: Crowds, Flags, Barriers, exhibition which runs at the Galway International Arts Festival Gallery until this Saturday.


'Getting to Know...' Joy Gerrard, visual artist

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Three weeks in Connemara.

Youth Ballet West will be taking part in Culture Night. Photo:- Darachphotography

Festivals & Events

Culture Night 2021 - what are you going to see?

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

FOR 18 months the arts were in lockdown, but the autumn saw them return, and this weekend there will be events all over the city and county with Culture Night 2021, under the theme of ‘Come Together Again’.


Eva’s Echo to declare, ‘It’s True I Love You All So Much’

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

IT’S TRUE I Love You All So Much, a new digital, interactive, theatrical experience, from Galway theatre company, Eva's Echo, will explore mental health, self harm, family dynamics, and relationships.

John Prine.


John Prine to be celebrated at livestream concert in Galway

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

JOHN PRINE, the late, great, American singer-songwriter, best known for such songs as ‘Same Stone’, ‘Illegal Smile’, and ‘Angel From Montgomery’, will be celebrated next month in his adopted home of Galway.


Free screening of award winning documentary at the Pálás

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

COLLECTIVE, THE 2021 Lux Audience Award winning Romanian documentary will be given a free screening at the Pálás Cinema on Tuesday September 21 at 6pm.


‘Comedians are delighted to see the Galway Comedy Festival coming back’

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

“Laughter is the best medicine, it is important for our mental health, for audiences, for the people working in the industry, and also for comedians themselves. They use it as therapy, it’s their only release. You can’t really do it on Instagram, you have to do it live.”

Students Nidah Ahmad, Saorla Fenton, Saoirse Gibbons, and Faye Ní Domhnaill, in the Quadrangle, NUIG at the launch of a new partnership between the University and Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr. Credit:- Aengus McMahon


Artist decorated currachs on display at NUIG

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

TWENTY-ONE uniquely decorated currachs have journeyed from Inis Oírr to the NUI Galway campus - where they will be on display until next month - marking a new partnership between Áras Éanna and the university.

Karl MacDermott.

Literature & Readings

One man’s doomed attempt at stand-up comedy

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

THREE YEARS after this critically acclaimed comic short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, Karl MacDermott returns with a comic novel - 58% Cabbage.


Film review: Herself

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

SANDRA IS a single mother in Dublin, living in a hotel, and way down the bottom of the housing list, after escaping her abusive husband.


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