In Galway or heading to Galway this Culture Night?

 If you’re looking for some great language events in  Galway have a look at this list!

Ballybane Library: Mystery Train – Travel through Europe via Three Literary Capitals
Book Club Panel Discussion presents three must–read titles from three different countries.
Ballybane Public Library, Castlepark Road, Ballybane

091 380 590

Russian Cultural Club Alliance at Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe
Russian Cultural Club Alliance was established in Galway 14 years ago to support Russian traditions and is actively involved in cultural events in the city. In this event audiences will become acquainted with an outstanding Russian poet’s life and his work which was not only an all-embracing authorship, imbued with clarity of thought, but also full of poetic intensity. The presentation will be supported by music, visual art and documentaries

15 Middle St
086 284 6463

Charlie Byrne’s: Readings and Radio
The iconic Galway city centre bookshop hosts the now traditional Culture Night literary gathering which invites readings by every Galway author who has had a book published in the last year. Encompassing, fiction, non–fiction, poetry and in any language, authors will read a short selection from their books. Concurrent with the event Galway Bay FM’s Arts Show will broadcast live from the bookshop, with ace presenter Vinnie Browne presenting an evening of live interviews and news, recitals, performances and sessions, drawn from the city’s entire Culture Night programme.

The Cornstore, Middle Street
091 568 766

The Crane: Mick Crehan presents the International Ceilí Band
The Crane Bar is one of Galway’s best known traditional music pubs. It has been a haunt for those who love to play and those who love to listen to them. Join Mick Crehan and a host of Irish traditional musicians from around the world including; Denmark, Japan, Italy, Spain, Brittany, New Zealand and America.

The Crane, 2 Sea Road
091 587 419
9.30pm – late

Le Petit Pois: Screening of Franco Iranian movie – Persepolis
Iconic French restaurant Le Petit Pois returns to Culture Night, screening Persepolis with English subtitles. Persepolis is a 2007 adult animated comedy-drama film based on Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Satrapi with Vincent Paronnaud. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian revolution.

Victoria Place
091 330 880

Culture Night at Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe: Backstage at Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe
An Taibhdhearc, the national language theatre, opens its doors to invite you backstage to see behind the scenes and view this famous theatre’s history of favourite productions, in the company of our charming Front of House team. Tours every 20 minutes.

15 Middle St
091 562 024

Salsa Bay Galway: Afro–Caribbean Evening
Afro–Caribbean evening featuring dance workshops and social dance. Experience the Latin Rhythms and its culture – something different for all ages to join. No partner required.


Áras na nGael
45, Dominick Street, Lr
085 138 0719
7.30pm – late