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July 2022

08
July
Friday
Michael Mulcahy

Michael Mulcahy

Friday July 8 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday July 31 @ 8:00 pm
Áras Éanna,

An exhibition featuring the first ever artist in residence at Áras Éanna, Michael Mulcahy, will open at the arts centre on Friday, July 8 (8pm). Mick Mulcahy is one of Ireland's most famous expressionist artists and showcased his work to the people of Inis Oirr after spending a winter on the island in the late 1980s. From there, the idea to create an arts centre on our small Gaeltacht island took hold. Mick recently spent a month in our studio…

09
July
Saturday
Old Aran in Colour

Old Aran in Colour

Saturday July 9 @ 2:00 pm - Friday September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Áras Éanna,

Inis Oirr, 1939. Visitors to Inis Oirr are in for a special treat this summer when Áras Éanna hosts an outdoor exhibition of colourised old photos from the three Aran Islands from July to September. Based on the success of the books 'Old Ireland in Colour', NUI Galway academics and co-authors John Breslin and Sarah-Anne Buckley have been involved in three exhibitions of some of their colourised photographs at museums and cultural centres in Galway, Cork and Belfast. And now…

23
July
Saturday
Robert Power live at Aras Eanna

Robert Power live at Aras Eanna

Saturday July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Áras Éanna,

Robert Power, also known as RP A Co Tipperary-born artist whose music has been described as "powerful, heartfelt, and thought-provoking" by Hot Press magazine will place a special show at Áras Éanna on Saturday, July 23. Robert, known as RP, has been selected for the RTÉ Playlist and Record Of The Day and performed at various music, arts and theatre festivals, supporting artists such as Jack Lukeman and Jinx Lennon. He will be joined by a full live band in…

August 2022

05
August
Friday
Dath an Dóchais exhibition

Dath an Dóchais exhibition

Friday August 5 - Sunday September 18
Áras Éanna,

Photograph by Clive Wasson An exhibition which celebrates 40 years of visual artists in the Gaeltacht will take place at Áras Éanna in August. Údarás na Gaeltachta and Ealaín na Gaeltachta will celebrate 40 of the Gaeltacht’s visual artists in a superb exhibition which will take place on Inis Oirr from August 5 to September 18. It marks 40 years of support for visual artist in the Gaeltacht regions. The exhibition, curated by Úna Campbell and the team at An…

13
August
Saturday
Lisa Lambe

Lisa Lambe

Saturday August 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Áras Éanna,

Lisa Lambe One of the most exciting Irish singers, songwriters, and performers of the modern era, Lisa Lambe, is returning to Inis Oirr for a special show at Áras Éanna on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The Irish Times has described Lisa as "the finest singer and actor of her generation” and Irish Music Magazine has said “Lisa Lambe is a major Irish voice, a stylish songwriter with a sound that is original and enduring”. With a stunning voice and evocative…

20
August
Saturday
The Raines

The Raines

Saturday August 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Áras Éanna,

The Raines. A folk-Americana trio based in Galway, The Raines, return to where it all began for them four years ago when they return to Inis Oirr for a concert at Áras Éanna on Saturday, August 20. The Raines (Ruth Dillon, Juliana Erkkonen and Yvonne Tiernan) launched their eagerly anticipated fourth single ‘Another Lover’, taken from their forthcoming debut album, on Friday 20th May. The three band members will always have a special "grá" for Inis Oirr as they met…

26
August
Friday
Arán agus Im

Arán agus Im

Friday August 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Áras Éanna,

Manchán Magan Acclaimed writer and documentary maker Manchán Magan is coming to Áras Éanna with a new 70 minute show which celebrates the Irish language in an engaging, accessible way through sourdough bread and home-churned butter. Arán & Im is a bilingual theatrical performance in which Manchán bakes bread while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring to life the mysterious glory…

27
August
Saturday
Pat Quinn and friends

Pat Quinn and friends

Saturday August 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Áras Éanna,

Inis Oirr resident Pat Quinn Although he is a native of County Longford, singer-songwriter Pat Quinn has been living on Inis Oirr for more than 20 years. His satirical, witty and political songs are well-known, thanks to the likes of Christy Moore, who has covered some of Pat's songs. Before the pandemic, Pat's annual concert at Áras Éanna was always one of the musical highlights of the year on Inis Oirr. We are delighted to welcome Pat back to the…

October 2022

01
October
Saturday
Galway Cartoon Festival

Galway Cartoon Festival

Saturday October 1 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Áras Éanna,

The Galway Cartoon Festival is returning to Inis Oirr for the third year with three exhibitions in the Áras Éanna gallery and some events on the island in early October. On Tuesday, October 4, the festival will launch the third annual ‘Tarraing É I nGaeilge’ exhibition, featuring some of the leading cartoonists in Ireland, as well as ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ celebrating the 70th birthday of Tom Mathews, a regular visitor to Inis Oirr, and ‘James Joyce Remembered’.…

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