When social media takes a toll on a relationship

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

SOCIAL MEDIA can be about connection and interaction. It can also be a massive distraction, causing people too ignore the world around them, and neglect those closest to them.

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Druid presents the world premiere of EPIPHANY

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Druid presents the world premiere of EPIPHANY a new play by Brian Watkins.

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An operatic search for Rosemary Kennedy

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

THE NAMES John F Kennedy and Bobby Kennedy are iconic in American politics, and throughout the decades have continued to resonate, but there were other Kennedy children, not least of whom was Rosemary Kennedy.

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NUIG's Summer Drama Festival

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

LEADING GALWAY theatre practitioners, such as Little John Nee, Gerry Conneely, and Hot Potato Productions will take part in the new Summer Drama Festival which is taking place in The Cube at NUI Galway from July 20 to 27.

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A father's long, strange, shopping trip

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

PAT KINEVANE, described as "a truly remarkable performer" by The Arts Review, brings his new show, Before, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day the iconic department store shut down for good, to the Town Hall Theatre.

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Get involved in Peter Pan - The Musical

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

PETER PAN - The Musical will be this year's summer production from Galway's award winning Twin Productions, which will run in the Town Hall theatre from August 22 to 26.

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A Hoochie Coochie night at The Dirty Circus

Thu, May 23, 2019

"I'M GONNA make you girls, lead me by my hand, then the world'll know, I'm the hoochie-coochie man!" So sang Muddy Waters on his legendary 1954 single, and some of that 'black cat bone' and mojo vibe will be at The Dirty Circus this weekend.

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Joxer before the Paycock

Thu, May 23, 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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Two world premieres feature in new Druid Season

Thu, May 16, 2019

DRUID THEATRE Company will stage the world premiers of two new plays - Epiphany by Brian Watkins and The Beacon by Nancy Harris - as well as presenting three new works for the Druid Debuts strand of the Galway International Arts Festival.

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MayFly to the...Movies

Thu, May 16, 2019

IF YOU have ever wanted to be involved a film, MayFly To The...Movies is your chance, with the audience invited to take part in a novel live cinema experience where actors and musicians provide real-time improvisation to a film on screen.

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Mikel Murfi - The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

Thu, May 09, 2019

THE MAN In The Woman's Shoes, Mikel Murfi's multi-award winning one man show, described as "a miniature masterpiece” by The Times, returns to Galway's Town Hall Theatre.

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Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl returns to Galway

Thu, May 09, 2019

PUMPGIRL IS a turbo-charged race through diesel fumes and country music in the boggy border regions of County Armagh, and a journey into the unspoken thoughts and darkest desires of three damaged characters.

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Druid announce second Marie Mullen Theatre Bursary

Thu, May 09, 2019

DRUID THEATRE Company is seeking applications for its second Marie Mullen Bursary, which is open to female theatre artists working in Ireland in the fields of design, directing, and dramaturgy.

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When your freedom is in someone else's hands

Thu, May 02, 2019

IN A dystopian future - in art, is there ever another kind? - people must annually prove their life has worth or risk being burned alive. This is ARBITRATION (or a life worth living), and it is coming to the Galway Theatre Festival.

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The pressure to be Virtually Perfect

Thu, May 02, 2019

IN PREVIOUS generations the influence of the beauty industry on young women was limited to exposure to supermodels, advertisements, and celebrities. Today young people are constantly exposed to a stream of 'perfection' through digital and social media.

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Bringing Madness round to Our House

Thu, May 02, 2019

MADNESS, THE British ska-pop legends who lit up the British charts in the 1980s with 'Baggy Trousers', 'House Of Fun', 'It Must Be Love', and 'Our House', and who remain a much loved institution, will be celebrated in Galway this month.

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This Was Never Going To Be Normal

Thu, May 02, 2019

THE WORLD premiere of This Was Never Going To Be Normal, an original physical theatre sculptural installation, featuring sound, art, and voice, will take place at this month's Galway Theatre Festival.

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Ruby Wax, the monk, and the neuroscientist

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

RUBY WAX is well known as a comedian and actor, while in more recent years she has become a prominent mental health campaigner and lecturer, and she will be drawing on all aspects of her formidable talent in her latest show.

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Laurence Clark offers An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

The Galway Theatre Festival commences next week and among the highlights is Laurence Clark’s comic show, An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting. It comes here, at the behest of NoRopes Theatre Company, for three performances at NUIG’s O’Donoghue Centre from May 8 to 11.

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Marty Moncrieff and the Teddy Bear Thief

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

PUPPETRY, LIVE music, an ensemble of narrators, and a teddy bear called Marty - all are part of Marty Moncrieff and the Teddy Bear Thief, the new family show from Beluga Theatre Company.

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