Strolling Through Ulysses! in Foyles hotel @ Foyles Hotel
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Hold on to your hats and take a deep breath as Robert Gogan takes you on a 75 minute whistle-stop tour through the fun and laughter which is the backbone of James Joyce’s extraordinary and special novel, “Ulysses”
“Strolling Through Ulysses!” tells the story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which “Ulysses” is based – the characters, the action and the dialogue.
Gogan guides you through the main happenings of “Ulysses”, in a humorous, entertaining and informative style, with extracts from “Ulysses” which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce’s writing – the comical, the descriptive and the complex.
Joyce, speaking about “Ulysses” once famously declared, ‘there is not one serious line in it.’ “Strolling Through Ulysses” certainly proves that!
PLEASE NOTE: The show is not suitable for children or young teenagers.

Drama, Beowulf: the Blockbuster @ Town Hall
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm

This is a one-man show written and performed by Bryan Burroughs and directed by David Horan. With more 5 star reviews than you could ask for he has sold out shows and was labelled the number one show to see at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival.

Omey Races (TBC)
Jul 23 all-day

Often referred to as ‘The other Galway Races’, the Omey Races take place annually on the strand at Omey Strand, Claddaghduff in Connemara. Re-established as a tradition in 2001, the annual summer races have been steadily attracting greater numbers every year and last year drew a crowd of almost 5000 people for a wonderful day of sun, sand, sea and of course, horse racing. With up to nine races on the card, there’s opportunities for young, upcoming jockeys to hone their skills, while providing a great day out for spectators. The races this year are being held on Sunday, July TBC. The first race will be off at 1pm sharp, so don’t miss out.