Old Guard and the New

I was struck by this accidental juxtaposition of old and new last night in Neachtains. This year’s Clifden Arts Festival programme with the stunning artwork by Hetty Lawlor next to the legendary Galway Arts Festival posters of Joe Boske. Great to see the tradition of magical surreal painting alive and well in the next generation … Read more

Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – Another Galway Summer Stuffed with Success!

Madness Galway Arts Festival Big Top

Madness played the Galway Arts Festival’s Big Top last month, and feature in the latest column from Charlie: “High above me, pumping out of the tannoy speakers in the warehouse roof, this booming voice announced itself by speaking Jamaican words with a white London accent. It was 1979 and we’d never heard anything like it.” … Read more