Francis Heery. Photo:- Maria Finnin


'Getting To Know...'

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

What is your idea of perfect happiness?


Hans Christian Andersen - online at the Town Hall

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

FOR MORE than 150 years, the stories of Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen have delighted, inspired, and enthralled children, and some of his greatest stories will be coming to a stage and screen near you.

Artist Ruth O’Donnell with her work celebrating Eilís Dillon. Photos by Andrew Downes, xposure

Festivals & Events

New music and artwork to celebrate life and work of Eilís Dillon

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

Eilís Dillon, the Galway born novelist, and one of Ireland's most versatile writers, will be honoured with a new piece of music, and a new artwork, both commissioned by Galway Public Libraries.

Niamh Regan, photographed on Willamsgate Street, Galway.


Could Niamh Regan become Galway's next Choice Music Prize winner?

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

SINGER-SONGWRITER Niamh Regan could become the third Galwegian to win the Choice Music Prize when the winners are announced on March 4.


Back to lockdown, back to streaming movies

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

WITH THE cinemas closed again, the international box office is in limbo, and we are once again at the mercy of the streaming services. Thankfully Netflix have done a great job of refreshing its library. Here are a few films you may not have caught first time around that are worth checking out.

Joe Rooney.


Joe Rooney and a Christmas comedy cabaret

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

LAUGHTER AND craic in the (socially distanced) company of other people awaits on Tuesday, December 15, when Joe Rooney of Father Ted and Kilnascully fame, performs at Massimo.


Ballinasloe inspires new audio-visual artwork

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

BALLINASLOE, AND its surroundings, are the inspiration behind a new audio visual work, Zones of Transit, created by two east Galway artists, and which will be launched next week.

Kathryn Slattery.

Literature & Readings

Over The Edge - the birthday edition

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

IF OVER The Edge were a person, it would now be eligible to vote and legally drink alcohol. This month, the literary reading series celebrates its 18th birthday with readings from Kathryn Slattery, Ciaran O’Rourke, and Stephen McNulty.

Midnight Sister's Juliana Giraffe.


Album review: Midnight Sister

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

IN THE mind of Midnight Sister (aka artist, film-maker, and musician Juliana Giraffe, and composer Ari Balouzian), it is always the 1970s, or rather, it is in the current guise their imagination has adopted.


Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.


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