Trad on the Prom are excited to announce that they are bringing their World Class Irish Music, Song and Dance extravaganza to it’s new venue in Galway at Leisureland Theatre, Salthill. The state of the art venue boasts wonderful balcony seating giving excellent views throughout the auditorium. Now in its 13th consecutive season, the contemporary production of Irish traditional music, song and dance continues to enthrall audiences from all around the globe. Acclaimed artists and performers who have captivated audiences in productions such as Riverdance, The Chieftains and Lord of the Dance join forces to create the number one show in Ireland. Mairin Fahy, featured soloist for over 8 years in […]
The Best Irish Led Zeppelin Tribute rocking the home stage for the first time in 2017. ‘No Stairway’ Live with great energy, vocals, guitar solo performed by bow and ecstatic base and drums just like you’d expect from the legends… VR360˚
A reportage from the night when Bonnie Roy, Claddagh Culture Boat was towed towards the future. Historical fishing boat Bonnie Roy was moved for reconstruction after 12 years docking in the same spot in Claddagh Quay in Galway. Operation lead by the team of local fishermen Angels Tours and Galway Fiberglas took place during February 2017 full moon night…
GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry. The 1916 Rising is often referred to as a ‘poet’s revolution’. Taking this as her starting point, poet Emily Cullen PhD, will introduce the work of international poets of revolution – historic and contemporary – including Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam and Rafeef Ziadah. After that Galway-based Albanian poet Ndrek Gjini MA, who lived through the oppressive Enver Hoxha regime in the 1980s, will talk about Communism in the Balkans in the middle of the 20th Century and will discuss the work of Visar Zhiti and Vaclav Havel. He also will read from his work. All Are Welcome!
Vincent Holmes was born in Dublin and has been living in Galway since 1978. He worked for the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for more than 30 years. Vincent earned a Master’s Degree from National University of Ireland, Galway. Over the years he has written short stories in Irish that featured on Raidió na Gaeltachta’s Peann agus Pár programme, Comhar the Irish literary magazine and a miscellany articles to both the Irish Times and Raidió na Gaeltachta. He is the General Administrator and an occasional contributor to The Galway Review. ___________________________ Seven years married By Vincent Holmes The late Autumn of 1984 heralded my tenth visit on the job to […]