Learn to Stilt-walk!

Next month I will be running a short introductory course to stilt-walking for people aged 18+ in Galway Community Circus. It will run over three Thursday evenings 6:30-8pm, June 14th, 21st and 28th and cost €40. It’s open to adults who have never tried stilt-walking before. Stilt-walking dates back as far as Ancient Greece and […]

Fractal interviews from Galway Theatre Festival program launch

Interviews with festival director and theatre makers at Galway Theatre Festival program launch in Biteclub, March 26th 2018. Starting with Máiréad Ní Chróinín, GTF Festival director, speaking about ten years of GTF. Michelle Cahill talking about her piece ‘Thirteen Steps to the Attic’ at 3:09. Kieron Smith recently launched a new company, WestWorks Theatre, 4:31. […]

Fractal March 26th 2018

Asian music gaming news and interviews from the Galway Theatre Festival program launch.

Fractal February 26th 2018

Playback of Fractal’s show from February 19th, 2018.

Fractal February 12th 2018

Playback of Fractal’s show from February 12th, 2018.

‘Dún na mBan Trí Thine’ on tour

I arrived back in Ireland on the 5th of September after nearly seven weeks to find out ‘Dún na mBan Trí Thine’, the Taibhdhearc’s Galway International Arts Festival play from the summer, would be touring in November. I wouldn’t be operating the subtitles as the tour was of the Gaeltachtaí; Gaoth Dobhair, Ráth Cairn and Coirce Dhuibhne. […]

Dublin Circus Festival: 8-10 April, 2016

I attended the Dublin Circus Festival for the first time this year. In the weeks leading up to it they had a lot of announcements about events and Gala acts which had me really excited, but I also found out they had a limited capacity of 150 in their Gala show venue which damped my […]

Brussels, Belgium 18-23.11.2015

Preface: I decided to take the time to visit some friends in Brussels in November. The flights are generally quite cheap so I only booked it about two weeks in advance. By the time my departure rolled around I had a lot of people saying I probably should go because of the Paris bombing, 13th of […]

‘Terminus’

Mark O’Rowe, writer of Terminus, was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1970. He grew up in the working-class-suburb Tallaght. This environment, as well as his avid watching of exceptionally violent films as a teen is what fuels the violence in his work, he states. O’Rowe is described in The Literary Encyclopedia as being someone who […]

‘Dig’

Walking into Seamus O’Rourke’s Dig in the Town Hall Theatre the evening of the 19th of February, one couldn’t be blamed for having visions of A Skull in Connemara. Performed by Big Guerilla Productions, it was performed on the same stage as A Skull in Connemara was about one year previously; with it’s story based […]