Meeting Galway singer-songwriter Paddy Finnegan

Paddy Finnegan

If you’re in any way attuned to Galway’s much-celebrated street entertainment, you’ll undoubtedly be familiar with one of its more prominent voices Paddy Finnegan, singer-song writer from Rush, Co Dublin. With eyes closed, Paddy regularly carries Shop Street to an almost cinematographic realm where he himself is out of focus. The 23-year old guitar-player blends […]

Call for Code of Conduct for buskers on Shop Street

Shop Street has always been well known for its busy and buzzing atmosphere and wide variety of buskers at each and every corner, but now Galway City Council will be addressing the need for a Code of Conduct for buskers in the coming weeks that may change the busking experience for everyone. Mikey McCrory, of […]

GTI place live models in Brown Thomas Windows

Photo by Anne Jennings

The GTI Fashion Fiesta held the ‘Live Windows’ display in Brown Thomas on 1 April. The event marked the beginning of the big event, including the catwalk down Shop Street and the Fashion Show lead by leading Irish Designer Laura Jayne Halton.

Calum Best to visit The Stock Exchange Bar

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The Stock Exchange will be welcoming reality TV star Calum Best to Galway on Thursday. It’s a night that shouldn’t be missed…

A Portrait of the Artist: Pa Reidy

Pa Reidy

Every Tuesday at 11.30am on Flirt FM, James Falconer interviews a budding artist. This week he interviews Galway-based singer/songwriter Pa Reidy…

Say goodbye to rickshaws on Galway’s streets

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It’s the end of the road for Galway rickshaws, which are to be banned once their current licences are up. James Falconer reports…