Poet Hollie McNish.

Interviews

'I love coming to Galway'

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

IN THE four years since poet Hollie McNish last appeared at the Róisín Dubh, her career has continued to flourish and diversify. Ahead of her return to the city next week, she declares: “I love coming to Galway. I’ll be spending two days there when I come.”

The cast of Trad: Clare Barrett, Emmet Kirwan, and Seamus O'Rourke.

Theatre

'A cross between Waiting For Godot and Father Ted'

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

AARON MONAGHAN is known as one of Ireland's finest actors, and Galway is already very familiar with his outstanding performances in numerous Druid productions through the years. More recently he has branched out into directing.

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Talos - aka Eoin French.

Music

Talos - doubt, dust, and discovery

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

"I'M AN architect. But it’s not my profession. I love making music. At times, I design things…and it’s a welcome release. But music is what I do.” So says Talos who is on his way back to Galway.

Cinema

See The Goonies on the big screen

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

THE GOONIES, the cult children's adventure film form 1985, is returning to the big screen, in 4K resolution, with a special showing at the Pálás Cinema this weekend.

Dreamgun. Photo:- Ste Murray

Comedy

Your favourite movies, but an hour long and full of jokes

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

IMAGINE YOUR favourite film, boiled down to an hour, and stuffed full of jokes and wholly unrehearsed takes. This is what Dreamgun do, and they are about to do it in the Town Hall Theatre.

Above is No Ark by Fiona Cawley, while below is a detail from 'A Stitch...' by Patsy Connolly.

Exhibitions

KAVA artists explore why Earth Matters

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

EARTH DAY, the annual event involving 193 countries demonstrating support for environmental protection, takes place on Monday April 22, and among the Galway events will be an exhibition in Kinvara.

Readings & Events

Creative writing classes

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

CREATIVE WRITING classes with Kevin Higgins, covering poetry, and with Susan Miller DuMars, covering fiction, will take place in May, and enrolment is now taking place.

Eighth Grade stars Elsie Fisher as Kayla.

Reviews

Eighth Grade - a social media film for our times

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

OSCAR NOMINATED already, Eighth Grade is the debut feature from YouTube star Bo Burnham, and while it is easy to be apprehensive of a movie from a 27-year-old stand-up comedian, this is a strikingly good debut.

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