Image by Anita Murphy The Boy Who Talked to Dogs, a show by the renowned Australian theater troop Slingsby, premiered in Galway on Wednesday as part of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. The show follows Martin, a 13-year-old boy plagued by hardship at home and in school, who chooses to run away from home and live on the streets in the … [Read more...] about Slingsby’s The Boy Who Talked to Dogs opens big in Galway
Image by Michelle Geraghty It has numerous names and variations, but its very first word screams loud like a banshee never wanting to be forgotten; Samhain. The best explanation to ever grace the screens comes from Michael Dougherty’s 2007 film, Trick r’ Treat. An Ohio local, a school girl called Rhonda explains, “Samhain, also known as All Hallow’s Eve, also … [Read more...] about Samhain’s wandering soul
Image by Michelle Geraghty As the sun sets on an October evening, wide-eyed children perch on their parents' shoulders waiting in anticipation for the festivities to begin, while excited adults with childlike expressions reminisce about their first Macnas parade experienced decades earlier. And then it begins. First, the drums: a rhythmic heartbeat in the distance. … [Read more...] about Four-year spell broken: Macnas ignites Galway’s streets with Halloween parade
Image by Michelle Geraghty October time brings an array of spooktacular activities to do and events to attend from costume parties to parades to pumpkin patch farms. Students can prepare to mark their calendar for the next month because SIN is about to share what Galway has on offer for 2023’s Halloween season. The Absent Chainsaw Massacre The … [Read more...] about What’s on in Galway: October edition
Image by Mira Cosic from Pixabay I am sure it comes as no surprise to hear that Astrology is in the throes of a renaissance, with social media apps like TikTok and Instagram fuelling its revival amongst young women especially. Astrology has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, once considered a niche occult attraction for new wave hippy … [Read more...] about Why is astrology gaining traction again?