Posts Tagged ‘monroe’s’

The Big Gig to help fund ATLANTIC

‘Atlantic’ is a feature documentary following the fortunes of fishing communities across the North Atlantic affected by the huge increase in oil activity off their coasts.

On both sides of the Atlantic, oil and gas frontiers are opening up, pushing deeper in to the Atlantic and further north into the Arctic. Coastal communities in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland are facing the dilemma choosing between traditional fishing and more lucrative oil and gas income.

This project is being financed with individual contributions (they have already around 14.000 €) and to support the production of the film a series of events are taking place in Galway and Dublin. Here, this Wednesday, May 28th in Monroe’s, from 8:30 pm, we can enjoy a fundraising concert.

Tickets are 10 euros and you can listen to 4 bands:

  • Mikey & The Scallywags,
  • My Fellow Sponges,
  • The Deans
  • We Banjo Three

Listen to some of the songs they will be playing and  if you want to cooperate now, please visit the website of the project:





Cabaret life drawing

Cabaret life drawing

Dr. Sketchy’s is a life drawing class turned cabaret extravaganza. Artists draw glamorous underground performers, compete in contests, and win booze and prizes.

The theme will be vintage sci-fi theme – Pin-Up Martians, Venusian burlesque, in a heady mix of art, music, performance and quirky competitions

Founded in 2005 by artist Molly Crabapple, from its humble Brooklyn beginnings, it has spread to 100 cities on five continents- including London, Rome, Tokyo, Paris, Sao Paulo and Melbourne.

This Saturday, March 8th at 4 30 pm in Monroe’s


This Friday, January 24th in Monroe’s (Upstairs) the band No Stairway will put on a show unlike any you’ve seen before.

Drawing their set list from the main hits and rarer tunes, expect a great night recreating Zeppelin at the height of their powers!

Tickets: 10 €
Main Stage, Show Time ~ Midnight
no stairway

Parties for Hallowe’en

Parties for Saturday and Sunday this weekend (and don’t forget the MACNAS parade! Also this Sunday)

And parties for Thursday 31st. Most of them include a competition and good prizes for the best costume.









This one is from The Front Door


In the pubs for the weekend

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Galway 2013 Pride

Pride Week has already started but most activities will go during the weekend.

Monroe’s, Roisin Dubh, Bierhaus, The Blue Note and GBar collaborate in the night events but there’s much more. To see all the DJ’s, times and locations just scroll down.


  • Friday at 6 pm Candlelit memorial service. A time to remember all we have loved and lost in Woodquay Park
  • Saturday at 11 am Eamonn Duddy Memorial Soccer cup, in the Kingfisher NUI Galway (the university is also a sponsor of the Pride Week)
  • Also on Saturday, from Eyre Square at 2: 30 pm the Galway Community Pride Parade
  • Sunday at 4 pm, Corrib Princess Pride Cruise (leaving from Woodquay) and the after party from 6 pm in the Pump Lane Marquee. With Dj Tany, Dj Vinny and featuring Linda Loco Lambert

You can check the website for all the details in here.

We also recommend to have a look at the About Us section, explainin the beginning of Galway Pride, started in 1989.


Race week in the Pubs

Most pubs in Galway are preparing some special event this week. If you don’t like crowded places, please, avoid the city centre, especially the Latin Quarter, because all kind of gigs are happening there. Here you have some ideas for 6 well known pubs in Galway.

MONROES Has created this package for Friday 2nd: Bus to the Races with Bus Eireann, A free ES bet, Race Card & Pen with Boyle Sports & a BBQ & drink/Champagne with us in Monroe’s Live for 50 euros.

Also, for Ladies day  there will be over €1,000 worth of prizes that will be given away on the night with the competition for ‘Best dressed lady’ & The winner will be chosen by Corina Carrick, from covers band Oddity who will be playing on the night & Jeanette Haynes, owner of Body Benefits.


The Dail. Check their website and Facebook page for the little tips for Race week. For example, for today, Monday: 5.40pm Raydari €25 each way.


Live music every night in Sally Longs


Halo has a contest  through their Facebook page to win 6 free tickets (there will be 2 winners and each can go with 5 friends) with a reserved table, table service and some food and drinks. Follow this link if you want to participate.


Kelly’s: DJs every day from 9 pm. You can check all the details in here


Busker Brownes, live music and… the Red Bull Dodge Truck??? I don´t know if this truck is for music, for drinks, if we can go for a ride with it… Please, reader, if you know some more, let us know…


Enjoy the races and good luck!