Floating World Books Exhibition opening at Galway City Gallery this Saturday

The aim of Floating World is to find ways for artists to disseminate their ideas as widely as possible using the medium of artists books. Glenn Holman and Andy Parsons initiated the project in 2003, and have asked more Artists to contribute and collaborate over the years. Recently, Floating World has used the Artist Book … Continue reading Floating World Books Exhibition opening at Galway City Gallery this Saturday

Axial Symmetry “United Corruption” E.P Launch comes to The Cellar Bar In Galway this December the 1st!

  What started out as a two piece, Axial Symmetry, with their unique take on Death Metal, have now evolved physically and sonically into one of the most exciting Metal acts Ireland has to offer. In late 2009 Axial symmetry, composed of just Gavin Doyle and Matt O'Brien spent their early band years writing and … Continue reading Axial Symmetry “United Corruption” E.P Launch comes to The Cellar Bar In Galway this December the 1st!

THE LOVE OF LANGUAGE

‘THE LOVE OF LANGUAGE’ is a co-operative venture with The Western Writers’ Centre forCULTURE NIGHT GALWAY, taking place in The Mechanics’ Institute, Middle Street, Galway, at 5pm – 6pm on Friday, September 16th. THIS IS AN OPEN INVITATION TO GALWAY RESIDENTS TO READ SOME PROSE OR POETRY IN THEIR NATIVE LANGUAGE. Galway is now a … Continue reading THE LOVE OF LANGUAGE

When God closes The Front Door, I open my window

by Dana Halliday Hello! And welcome to The Apartment Chronicles. This is your friend and lover Dana Halliday reporting -a recent small town girl turned big city gyal residing in the heart of Gaillimh. The following accounts are accounts of real life events that actually happened that I have witnessed from the window of my first floor apartment … Continue reading When God closes The Front Door, I open my window

Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Gaynor Kane, has just reached the end of her studies gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in Humanities with Literature. As well as being a believer in lifelong learning, she is a wife, mother, office manager and writer. Gaynor Kane was born in Belfast and after spending many years in the picturesque villages of Kircubbin and … Continue reading Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Every glimpse of Summer

The summer is here and I have to admit I do love this season.

With every step I take on the winding country roads I wish it will never end. This is why I never go out without my camera these days even if I end up with too many images to convert…

I want to capture every feeling, every glimpse of summer…

NATURE WALKER

The summer is here and I have to admit I do love this season.

With every step I take on the winding country roads I wish it will never end. This is why I never go out without my camera these days even if I end up with too many images to convert…

I want to capture every feeling, every glimpse of summer…

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Vincent Holmes – Seven years married

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 … Continue reading Vincent Holmes – Seven years married

Euphoria – a state of being or happiness

"Over the last few years Sita O’Driscoll has documented the underground music scene in the west of Ireland, a place more commonly known for its traditional and live music. The themes in this series are depictions of love/connection, transgressive moments and a sense of collective euphoria sought out and experienced in an almost tribal manner." … Continue reading Euphoria – a state of being or happiness

LE Aisling docking in Galway June 2016

'Drumbeat' yacht and Lé Aisling Irish Navy flagship docking face2face in Galway. Wednesday 22nd June 2016. Scroll around the sphere by mouse or just turning when previewing on a smart phone. See you in Galway all around 360˚ See magic photo spheres picturing ships facing in Galway docks  making Galway Docks look amazing this June … Continue reading LE Aisling docking in Galway June 2016

Hundreds Queuing To Pay Respect to GAA Giant McDonagh

April 1988; Joe McDonagh, Galway. Hurling. Picture credit; Ray McManus/SPORTSFILE. Former GAA president  and Galway All-Ireland hurling champion Joe McDonagh has died aged 62. His death, after an illness, was confirmed at the week-end by the GAA. His funeral is tomorrow 24 May. Scroll down for more funeral details. Mr McDonagh, an Irish speaker from County … Continue reading Hundreds Queuing To Pay Respect to GAA Giant McDonagh

Walk in My Shoes…

The General Election 2016 has been called voting on February 26. The CRAIC have spotted T.Ds Brian Walsh and Seán Kyne on Woodquay other day. The Men of The Dáil captured walking along the river, analysing, planning, walking in their own shoes... We met former mayor Pádraig Conneely who is ready to canvas for Seán. "He is … Continue reading Walk in My Shoes…

Money, Money,… |Camera is Rolling | VTOS Students are in Action

The First 30 minutes of footage for 5 minut movie  "Money, Money" was shot today. The project is managed and produced by the students of the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme - VTOS in Galway.  Every one of this year students of Film and Television Production 5M5158 at VTOS is working on a unique movie project. The production … Continue reading Money, Money,… |Camera is Rolling | VTOS Students are in Action

Top 10 David Bowie Songs | RIP

Source: ultimateclassicrock.com/top-david-bowie-songs/ David Bowie has been called many things in his life: rock ‘n’ roll chameleon, musical genius, Ziggy Stardust and Thin White Duke, to name a few. Still, coming up with a list of best Bowie tracks is both pleasurable and painful. How does one narrow such an eclectic and magnificent career down to … Continue reading Top 10 David Bowie Songs | RIP

The Charcoal Grill- Spicy Treat in Latin Quarter Galway

Kebabs & Specials All our kebabs come with fresh salad and chilli & garlic sauce on request. Please specify if you like regular pitta bread OR our homemade Turkish bread. All meals served with fries & a can of soft drink (add cheese on fries on all meals for €1.20 extra) https://www.facebook.com/thecraicingalway/videos/776972862437730/

IrishTV Christmas Show in Taylors Three Rock Hotel

Irish TV broadcasted their Christmas Show LIVE from Taylors Three Rock, Dublin 16, on Thursday, December 10th. The CRAIC in Galway was there to capture few stills for their after show media marketing. Host of the night with Christmas Spirit was, Malachi Cush with a fantastic line-up of guests including The Fureys, Hurricane Highway, The Vard Sisters, … Continue reading IrishTV Christmas Show in Taylors Three Rock Hotel

The SNOW QUEEN drawing the lines in Town Hall

Lately Gerda's boyfriend Kai has been more interested in his new Job-Bridge role, and possibly in his new boss, than he has been in her and she has been left at home, stalking him on Facebook. Fuelled by this peculiarly modern form of anxiety, she searches for him at the launch of the new social … Continue reading The SNOW QUEEN drawing the lines in Town Hall

‘Visages de Petit Rouge’

‘Visage de Petit ROUGE 2016’ – Meet the faces of Rouge Restaurant in Galway! Vote for your favourite Le Petit Rouge look! Photos by Darius Ivan Galway based journalist and photographer Darius  Ivan is known as the man supplying the CRAIC with quality social and nightlife photography from out and about in Galway. This time … Continue reading ‘Visages de Petit Rouge’

Smashin Fashion in Oughterard by Demelza Gibbons

Fashion Show by Demelza Gibbons for a fabulous FREE and FUN Fashion event took place on Thursday 3rd December in the Boat Inn Oughterard at 19:30. Demelza showcased beautiful style from Lilys Boutique Oughterard, Fusion Fashion Boutique Moycullen, Local Milliners and Geraldine's Accessories on the night. All the style modelled by beautiful local models.          … Continue reading Smashin Fashion in Oughterard by Demelza Gibbons

€1500 for Simon, success of Solaris and Pearla na Mara Fundraiser

A total of €1,500 was raised at the recent 'Solaris Winter Warmer' fundraiser in aid of Galway Simon Community to help those in need over the cold winter months. Guests were treated to a night of fantastic entertainment and delicious food organised by Solaris Tea, and hosted by Pearla na Mara restaurants, and the whole … Continue reading €1500 for Simon, success of Solaris and Pearla na Mara Fundraiser

ALDI Opens new Knocknacarra store creating 20 new jobs

Aldi Stores (Ireland) today opened a new store in Knocknacarra, Co. Galway, creating 20 new jobs. The new store is Aldi's ninth in Co. Galway. Aldi also opened a new store in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick today. The new stores bring the total number of Aldi Stores in Ireland to 122. To celebrate the opening … Continue reading ALDI Opens new Knocknacarra store creating 20 new jobs

Galway in the Rain

The weather has been so horribly bad for the last week it was simply impossible to do anything outdoors. I am not going to even mention a casual stroll with a camera in hand, not when there is a yellow weather warning for everyone to stay indoors and keep the shutters bolted. Not when it keeps … Continue reading Galway in the Rain

She Is Lovely And Fair – Best of luck to the Galway Rose Tonight

By Avril HORAN The tea will be made and the prayers will be said before Moycullen’s Olga Lee (25) steps out onto the stage in the Dome, as she represents Galway in this year’s Rose of Tralee, taking place from August 14th to 18th. Olga comes from a large family, with five sisters and, following … Continue reading She Is Lovely And Fair – Best of luck to the Galway Rose Tonight

All Ghosts Sound A Bit Welsh in ‘Rubby Room’ – The Craic with David O’Doherty

By Avril HORAN For comedian David O’Doherty, all ghosts “sound a bit Welsh”.  We uncover this fascinating tidbit at a comedy show held in the King’s Head Ruby Room as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. His unique style of stand-up has won him international acclaim, and we had an opportunity to chat with … Continue reading All Ghosts Sound A Bit Welsh in ‘Rubby Room’ – The Craic with David O’Doherty

No Stairway Zeppelin Captured over Galway's Westend

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No Stairway – Zeppelin Captured over Galway’s Westend!

Saltwater Gin Inn Weekends

5 Course Exclusive Dinner Experience Inspired by WILD ATLANTIC WAY - Launch of the Gin & Dinner series at the SALTWATER BAR & GRILL of Galway Bay Golf Resort in Oranmore - - Featuring Irish Gin Cocktails, Delicious Cuisine, Piano Player and Warm Contemporary Atmosphere surrounded by the wild atlantic nature of Renville Bay... Price … Continue reading Saltwater Gin Inn Weekends

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry

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 … Continue reading GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry

Two days left to visit the West of Ireland Artist Exhibition in Columban Hall on Sea Road

The West of Ireland Artists Exhibition showcases the work of emerging and established visual artists practicing in the West of Ireland. This exhibition examines the influence of the West of Ireland as a source of inspiration for artists. There are artists from Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim. Artists taking part in the exhibition will include … Continue reading Two days left to visit the West of Ireland Artist Exhibition in Columban Hall on Sea Road