White Lies. Photo:- Steve Gullick


‘We’re going to enjoy as much of this tour as possible'

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

WHITE LIES will take to the stage of the Róísín Dubh in the final 24 hours of Britain’s membership of the European Union. Even if Westminster seeks an extension, the band knows it will be little other than postponing what is a threat to the livelihoods of all touring musicians.

Miquel Barcelo, Helen Gregg, and Jonathan Gunning.


Woolly the sheep - she's determined to be different

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

SHEEP HAVE a bad reputation as the ultimate conformists. If one of them does something, they all have to do it. Woolly is different though. She dares to be adventurous, and after she gets shorn, she's determined to find out what happened to her wool.


Lee 'Scratch' Perry.


Lee 'Scratch' Perry - reggae legend is back in Galway

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

VISIONARY, ECCENTRIC, legend - Lee 'Scratch' Perry, the man who produced the early music of Bob Marley and The Wailers, and a significant figure in reggae in his own right, returns for what has become his annual pilgrimage to Galway.

Jakob Cedergren as Asger Holm in The Guilty.


Two chances to see a Danish thriller

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

DEMOTED TO deskwork, and waiting a disciplinary hearing, Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room when he receives a message from a woman who has been abducted.

Damien Clark and friend.


Damian Clark returns to the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

FORGET ANY notion of post-Patrick's Day blues, post-Bank Holiday blues, not when a line-up involving Damian Clark, Bob Hennigan, and Michael Downey are set to take to the stage of the Róisín Dubh.

Starry Starry Night In The Burren, oil on board, by Joseph Quilty.


Joseph Quilty's love of the Burren

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

THE ENVIRONMENTALIST, artist, and illustrator Gordon D'Arcy will officially open a new, albeit retrospective, exhibition, of the art of Joseph Quilty, a unique self-taught painter who died in 1995.

Austrailian indie singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly.


Album review: Stella Donnelly

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

THE SOUND, the look, is deceptive, disarming. The singer is all smiles and kookiness, the songs seemingly frothy, jubilant, catchy, 1980s style indie-pop. It's the sweetness that attracts.


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