Bram Stoker Festival
Una Mullally’s 2015: Beauty in the eye of the placard-holder
- December 19, 2015, 05:00
What did I learn from the arts this year? That art in the name of protest and advocacy is not just powerful but beautiful, too. Artists expressed the(...)
Danú spreads magic on her twilight stroll through Galway
- October 25, 2015
Redoubtable Danú, mammy of the Tuatha de Danann, spread a little magic on her twilight stroll through Galway’s streets on Sunday evening for the annua(...)
What’s on this weekend: Competitive conkers, vampire parties and all that jazz . . .
- October 23, 2015, 13:39
From Bram Stoker to personal wellbeing to all that jazz, there’s a range of enticing events on nationwide this Halloween bank holiday weekend. The 15(...)
Ghouls, gore and ghostly moans: How scary is too scary for Halloween?
- October 20, 2015, 01:00
‘There are real live ghosts in there,” my five-year-old self screamed, running at full pelt from the basement of an historic Co Mayo house to the s(...)
Has Halloween sold its soul to the consumerist devil?
- October 19, 2015, 06:00
What has happened to Halloween? The ancient festival has gone from being a children’s party to a major event for Irish adults. Last year, we spent (...)
Macnas promises ‘marvels and monsters’ for Halloween
- Irish News
- October 23, 2014, 01:00
Wild and wicked “welding, hammering, gluing, shaping and dreaming” is gathering pace in the west, as Macnas prepares to terrify the townspeople of Gal(...)
See Richard Ford at Trinity next week, and other listings
- October 3, 2014, 10:11
The School of English, Trinity College Dublin, hosts a reading by award-winning author and Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing, Richard Ford, to (...)