Alice Malseed

Jellyfish Project Cube ***   Given shows about alienated, self-anaesthetising youth are about as rare in the Fringe Festival (...)

Comedian Darren Walsh after winning the Dave Funniest Joke of the Fringe 2015 award at the Edinburgh Fringe. Photograph: Martina Salvi/Dave/PA Wire

Comic Darren Walsh has scooped a prize after showing off the pundamentals of his craft at the Edinburgh Fringe. The pun specialist scooped the gong f(...)

 Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale flying over Galway  during  the International Arts Festival which continues this week. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Galway Arts Festival’s visiting Skywhale drew hundreds of people to the city’s South Park on Sunday evening, after a week when the Atlantic weather sy(...)

Installation at ‘Relativity’, an exhibition by Australian artist Patricia Piccinini at the Festival Gallery. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Windguru and other internet weather maps will be scrutinised in Galway this week as a 30m-long “Skywhale” prepares to take flight over the city. The m(...)

Most of us have eaten some part of a wild plant at some point in our lives, whether it’s a fistful of sun-ripened blackberries from a sunny hedgero(...)

An Asian elephant calf makes his first outdoor appearance at Dublin Zoo in July. Photograph: Eric Luke

Wexford Fringe Festival 2014Starting in the run-up to the opera festival, the Wexford Fringe offers an eclectic mix of events including cabaret, comed(...)

Ballyturk, playwright Enda Walsh’s latest collaboration with actors Cillian Murphy (above), Mikel Murfi and Stephen Rea, has been sold out for weeks. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Acrobatics as a flight of fantasy and mythology as a map of the human psyche are themes of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival which open(...)

Valentia Island from slopes of Bentee

All fired up The Street Performance World Championship takes place as part of the Laya Healthcare City Spectacular this weekend at Merrion Square in D(...)

A street in central Galway. More than 500 participants, including 59 international artists, are participating in the third annual Fringe festival

Suns never set on festivals in Galway, with two gearing up to open even as the film fleadh draws to a close. Sculptor John Behan initiated the city’s (...)

Playing with food: Neil Watkins in 'Dinner and a Show'

Neil Watkins doesn’t want to act. After scoring a massive hit both in Ireland and Australia with The Year of Magical Wanking, an autobiographical show(...)

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