October

Between table quizzes, theatre, art, design and foodie excursions – there really is no way to stay locked indoors this October – except to hide from the cold. That might be the only excuse we’ll allow! 1. Galway Jazz Festival 50 gigs popping up across 20 venues, representing a myriad of countries and regions all…

On the Fringe

Cabaret, Circus, Club, Comedy, Dance, Gig, Installation, Live Art and Visual Art, Music, Party, Radio, Spoken Word, Talks, Theatre and Young Radicals.  Two-weeks of unadulterated performance returns to Dublin with a focus on the fresh, the emerging, the trailblazers and the courageous; destined to catapult into creative fame by the end of their shows. The…

September

1. 12 Points Festival The Sugar Club will house four nights of contemporary jazz, showcasing twelve emerging jazz acts from across Europe. By day, attend the ‘Jazz Futures’ industry conference and by night, unwind at the after-hours jam sessions. When? September 5—8 Where? The Sugar Club How much? €18+ 2. Caitlin Moran: Off The Page The amicable and…

August

August is a notoriously quiet month for the arts in Ireland; funding deadlines are looming, holidays are in full throttle and people deserve a little break after a jam-packed summer of fun and frolics – that said, we’ve curated a list of ten creative and cultural events happening throughout our wonderful green isle, to keep…

July

With the launch of two highly anticipated Irish films and the return of Galway’s leading film festival, Ireland is seeing an uprising in Irish cinema throughout the month of July. The perfect opportunity to shelter from the sweltering heat outside – although we’re not complaining! To be considered for inclusion in The Monthly Edition for…

Episode one: A Cause for Conversation  To kickstart the first in a series of initiatives designed to address gender disparity in the creative industry, we invited Katie Kidd and Avril Delaney to chat about their self-initiated side project and their day jobs in the advertising industry.  How did they tackle Vote for Women on top…

Alanagh Clegg

Alanagh Clegg is a Textile designer whose thoughtfully considered graduate exhibition highlighted the importance of ethically made and sustainable materials. Inspired by a family business of hand crafting, her work explores traditions of techniques that have been passed down through generations. 1. When did you start incorporating sustainability into your design practice?  Four Threads came to…