The cast of The Miami Showband Story.

Interviews

'They were hit-makers who brought Protestants and Catholics together'

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

"I WAS just eight years old when the Miami Showband massacre happened so it was only when I started working on the show that I realised how big the band were in their day, north and south of the border."

Phelim Drew as Joxer Daly.

Theatre

Joxer before the Paycock

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

JOXER DALY is not the kind of man you want your husband to be friends with. Then again, 'Captain' Jack Boyle is not the man any woman should have to endure as a husband.

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Daithí. Photo:- Christian Tierney

Music

Daithí releases new album in October

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

L.O.S.S., THE long awaited second album from producer, composer, DJ, and violinist Daithí, will be released on October 18, digitally and on vinyl, via Galway based label, Strange Brew Records.

Cinema

Almodóvar's new film to open Galway Film Society's new season

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

PAIN AND Glory, the new film by the great Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz, will open the Galway Film Society's autumn 2019 season of screenings.

Comedian Paul Marsh.

Comedy

Paul Marsh to headline the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

DESPITE COMING to stand-up later in life than most, Paul Marsh made an immediate impact on the Irish comedy scene, winning the TedFest Toilet Duck Award and the Capital Comedy Club competition.

The artist Aine Doherty, with one of her paintings.

Exhibitions

Hush - women in solitude

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

HUSH, A new collection of portrait paintings of women in solitude, by the Galway artist Aine Doherty, opens this Saturday at 5pm in The Secret Garden cafe, William Street West.

Readings & Events

Galway Musical Society's murder mystery quiz

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

A GENERAL knowledge table quiz, with a murder mystery twist, will be held in The Skeff Late Bar, Eyre Square, on Thursday September 5, with the event starting at 7.30pm sharp.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in Tarantino's Once Upon  A Time In Hollywood.

Reviews

Tarantino's indulgent love letter to Sixties Hollywood

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

ONCE UPON A time in Hollywood is the ninth film from Quentin Tarantino, and if he is to be believed, it is his penultimate movie. He maintains that no director has directed a good film after his tenth. To that I say, what about Claire Denis, Akira Kursowa, or Stephen Spielberg?

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