Category: Music

NUI Galway India Soc’s Grand Celebration of Diwali – The Indian Festival of Lights

NUI Galway’s India Soc in association with the Indian Cultural and Sports Society (ICSC) Galway and with support from the University, celebrated Diwali – the Indian Festival of Lights on 14 November 2015, Saturday. Now in its third year, Diwali celebration took place in the Bailey Allen Hall on campus from 5 PM till 11 PM.  NUI Galway has a vibrant Indian presence on campus and this year students and staff, along with the Indian community in Galway City, Loughrea, Tuam and Ennis, have come together to make the event bigger, more colourful and vibrant.   This year’s festival started with lighting of Diya to mark the beginning of this celebration […]

Sonny is a Star! Win Two Tickets to @SugarBeat Festival Tuam!

Win Two Tickets to @SugarBeatMusic Festival Tuam! Share this post and comment with a name of friend you want to go to SugarBeat in Tuam to win TWO Tickets to festival. Quick deal – Winner will be announced Friday 31st June at 9 pm!!! In the mean time read Sonny’s life story here! Watch video of Sonny Busking on Quay Street here: I remember a time when music never interested me. I don’t remember it well though. Looking back now, it’s as if that part of my life isn’t coloured in. My mum tried futilely to spark my interest, she bought me a toy tape player and some tapes, I think […]

ALDOC Blazing New Trail For Irish Music @MonroesLive

Full CRAICing coverage of Aldoc gig in Monroe’s Live on Facebook ALDOC live in Monroe’s! ex-Grada Frontmen Alan Doberty on flute and Gerry Paul on guitar blazing a new trail for Irish music with this international lineup from Ireland, New Zeland Australia, Holland, Denmark and Germany. #CraicInGalway #iBackGalway  

Giant Divas – Galway International Arts Festival 2015

Giant Divas – Galway International Arts Festival 2015 Spectacular show for thousands of Galwegians brought Transe Express from France to Galway International Arts Festival today! Transe Express has performed all around the world. Three Giant Dolls took the stroll around the city starting on Eyre Square at 10 pm delivering seductive melodies with support from Tin Soldiers’ Band of Drummers! Photo by Darius Ivan

Irvine & Lunny – GIAF in Monroe’s

Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny two of Ireland’s most seminal musicians came together to Monroe’s Live tonight to create unforgettable evening of music and songs #GIAF2015 @MonroesLive, #CraicInGalway, #IBackGalway Find a complete photo report from the night here!