Claim your own piece of disrespectful art with the Galway Cartoon Festival fundraiser auction this Saturday

Thu, Jun 20, 2024

Selected artworks from the Galway Cartoon Festival's hit exhibitions go under the hammer from 12:30pm to 3:30pm this Saturday, June 22 in the Town Hall Theatre gallery-bar. This is your chance to own one of twenty framed cartoon prints by a remarkable artist and help grow the city's internationally respected celebration of disrespectful art.

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Four summer art shows for Oughterard

Thu, Jun 06, 2024

The Oughterard Courthouse Arts Programme has announced four exhibitions this summer showcasing the work of 37 local artists and visitors

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Poured paint in Ballybane

Thu, May 16, 2024

With the inspiration of Bealtaine festivities, Vibrant Voices is an art initiative aimed at empowering the elderly through expressive acrylic pouring, promoting mental well-being, creativity and imagination.

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Countdown begins for Galway Arts Festival

Wed, May 15, 2024

The 2024 Galway International Arts Festival will include seven world premiers, a new visual arts commission, the most extensive music line-up to date, and new theatre co-produced with partners Landmark Productions and Once Off Productions.

Theatre audiences can look forward to the world premiere of Reunion by Mark O’Rowe. The playwright turns his laser focus on the deep currents of family life with biting humour and insight. The GIAF and Landmark co-production features a roll-call of Ireland’s finest actors, including Ian-Lloyd Anderson, Cathy Belton, Venetia Bowe, Stephen Brennan, Robert Sheehan and Catherine Walker.

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From Dungeness to Galway, a summer of art at Ard Bia

Thu, May 09, 2024

The upcoming show by photographer Aoibheann MacNamara, titled 'Dungeness', is a showcase on light, how it impacts textures and interacts with the natural landscape.

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Matter and Infinity, a solo show by Dani Gill at 126 Gallery

Thu, Apr 04, 2024

Matter and Infinity is a solo show in the 126 Gallery on April 10 to April 24 by Dani Gill, exploring memory, water, lineage, the real and the ephemeral. Working with water, text, and sculpture, the work explores what it means to exist in and between universal planes, the fractured nature of memory, and how we understand our physical state.

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Leftfield to go loud at Big Top gig

Thu, Mar 28, 2024

Famous for their building-shaking volume, Leftfield will headline the Heineken Big Top during the Galway International Arts Festival on Friday, July 19.

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Careful Now! Ted Fest is coming

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Prepare yourself for copious cups of tea, reams of red tank-tops, nuns on the run, priests on the pull, hobby horses, lovely girls, mad costumes and a most unusual brass band called The Circus Ponies.

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Lady Bird Lad lands in Galway

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Galway music fans devastated by this week’s break-up of Irish band Hudson Taylor may find solace in plans that one half of the fraternal duo, Harry Hudson-Taylor, will play the Róisín Dubh tomorrow, Friday, March 1, at 8pm.

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Shark School swarm Róisin Dubh

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Galway’s female-fronted abstract garage band Shark School play Róisin Dubh tonight, Thursday, February 29.

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Kettleboilers to roil Monroe’s for St Patrick’s Day

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Six-piece Celtic punk rock band, Kettleboilers, will take to the stage at Monroe's Live on Sunday, March 17, at 8pm for a night of lively craic and folk fusion.

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Kettleboilers to roil Monroe’s for St Patrick’s Day

Thu, Feb 29, 2024

Six-piece Celtic punk rock band, Kettleboilers, will take to the stage at Monroe's Live on Sunday, March 17, at 8pm for a night of lively craic and folk fusion.

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Princess Galvia to return to Corrib River perch

Thu, Feb 15, 2024

By Maxim Kelly
One theory behind the placename for Galway is that the river, and thence the town and county, were once named Galvia, the latin term for an ancient princess Galilbhe or Gaillimh, who drowned in the Corrib.

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Wildlife is gold for Galway artist

Thu, Jan 25, 2024

Environmental visual artist Helen Caird is staging a solo show at the Oughterard Courthouse from Friday, February 9, to Sunday, February 18.

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JFK’s three miles a long journey for Galway filmmaker

Thu, Dec 21, 2023

"It has been a marathon," sighs Oranmore’s Pamela Finn, producer and director of JFK - The Three Miles. The 24-minute film tells the story of JFK’s visit to Galway – over just three miles from the Sportsground to Salthill - through eye witness recollections.

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Galway artist scoops major award

Thu, Dec 14, 2023

ATU Galway art graduate Taïm Haimet has won the €10,000 Taylor Art Award after Royal Dublin Society (RDS) judges hailed her as Ireland’s most promising emerging visual artist. Her visual art is inspired by her experiences as an Arabic interpreter for asylum seekers in Galway, and her own family’s stories from Syria.

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Full house at Station House to honour Clifden Arts Festival founder

Thu, Nov 30, 2023

At a packed-out Station House Theatre in Clifden last week, the Connemara community paid tribute to Dr Brendan Flynn who has driven the Clifden Arts Festival into its 47th year.

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Man with golden trumpet still bold as brass

Thu, Nov 23, 2023

There’s an old joke in the music business: What’s the difference between a trumpet player and a government bond?

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Posterer Boske plans rare back catalogue reveal

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

Elusive artist Joe Boske will showcase a collection of his most well-known posters and rarer pieces at an exhibition in Galway city next week.

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Filmmaking for young people has wow factor

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

Every now and again, something crops up on the rich cultural scene Galway is home to, and it makes you think: wow. Generation Fleadh, which runs for four days from Monday, 13 November, definitely wows.

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