Webinar Recording: ‘Galway and the creative arts: performance and representation’

The webinar, “Galway and the creative arts: performance and representation” took place on May 21st, 2020. A video and audio recording of the session are included below.

An audio recording of the session can be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud.

Webinar Overview

Panellists in this webinar examine the ways in which Galway has been represented historically in art and literature, and discuss the development of theatre and traditional music in the city since the 1960s. The discussion is interspersed with live musical performances.


  • Anna Falkenau, musician and ethnomusicologist, Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway
  • Gerard Hanberry, poet, musician, and creative writing tutor at NUI Galway
  • Anne Hodge, Curator of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Ireland
  • Professor Lionel Pilkington, School of English and Creative Arts, NUI Galway

Each panellist is a key contributor to a forthcoming book, Hardiman and After: the Arts and Culture in Galway, which is edited by John Cunningham and Ciaran McDonough.

The discussion is moderated by John Cunningham, Director of MA History, and Moore Institute. It was broadcast live on Zoom, Facebook, and FlirtFM.