RocktoberFest to return to Monroe’s Live

The Hot Sprockets, photo by Graham Keogh /

20 acts announced for the four-day event

The greatest works of Yeats in the west


Yeats and the West exhibition is open until December

Francis Cronin: From NUI Galway ‘Tent Boy’ to LA Star

Frank 1 (1)

Former NUI Galway student talks to Sin about college, camping and comedy

Galway hosts its first Burlesque Festival

Ms Ruby Schatzi (France) (1)

Talent from all over Europe and beyond to grace the city’s stages

The Sandy Rats Announce Debut EP Launch.


The Sandy Rats are a Galway-based band made up of Dylan Cassidy (rhythm guitar/vocals), John MacNamara (bass/vocals), Shane Rushe (lead guitar) and Peter Conneely (drums).

Three Poems – Tony Gapper


Three poems by MA in Writing Student, Tony Gapper.

Sin Meets Vann Music.


Vann Music are an Irish electro-pop band who have been making quite a name for themselves in the past year.

McCartney brings a little extra magic to Kanye’s new tunes.


“This Paul McCartney guy is gonna be HUGE after this song”.

Rising Galway band featured in Mexican movie documentary.


A young band based in Moylough, County Galway have had a particularly exciting start to their new year.

Irish Electronic Music In 2015


Over the past few years more and more musicians have been trading in guitars and delving further into the world of synths, samples, drum machines and vocoders.