Sasha de Buyl, director of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.


Getting to know...

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Jennifer Whyte (musical director), Fra Fee (Patrick/Pussy), composer Duke Special, writer Bob Kelly, and Patrick McCabe. Photo:- Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


Breakfast On Pluto - the musical to premiere at GIAF 2020

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

PATRICK/PUSSY Braden, love child of an errant priest and a local girl is the most flamboyant character in the border town of Tyreelin. Bored with life in 1970s Ireland, he heads to London in search of his mother and a glamtastic new life.


Music for Galway's CELLISSIMO festival moved to next year

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

GALWAY CITY'S new festival, CELLISSIMO, a celebration of the cello, and which was to have its first outing between April and May, has been postponed.

The cast of Parks and Recreation are here to give yo a laugh during the Covid-19 restrictions.


The best box sets to watch on Netflix and Amazon

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

WHILE I do love watching movies, sometimes when the nights are particularly long, having a TV show to binge on can be an enormous comfort. We have all watched a lot of these shows, such as Breaking Bad or Mad Men, so here are a few which maybe you have not seen yet.

Tom O'Mahony.


The Comedy KARLnival goes online

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

THE CORONAVIRUS may have stopped us from going out to see a comedy show, but it cannot stop stand-up comedy coming straight to us.


KAVA's latest exhibition goes online

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

AFTER DARK, the latest exhibition from members of Kinvara Area Visual Arts, will not be on display at the Kinvara Courthouse, owing to Covid-19 restrictions, but it will be online.

Readings & Events

What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Gugai - Róisín Dubh music promoter and founder of Strange Brew Records, chooses Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Elaine Feeney. Photo:- Julia Monard


As You Were – as you will be

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

ANY CLAIM, like that on the back cover of the proof copy of As You Were, Elaine Feeney’s debut novel, to be published on April 16 by Harvill Secker, that this is “The Irish fiction debut of 2020” needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.


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


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