Vincent Hughes

Vincent Hughes is a writer, photographer and musician based in Galway. He graduated from NUIG’s MA in Writing in 2016, and he has written for AMBY (A Music Blog, Yea?), SIN (NUIG student newspaper) and The Thin Air. His poetry has been published in ROPES, and his pairings of poetry and photography have been featured by Dodging the Rain and An Ait Éile. He is also a live music photographer for The Thin Air, and recently began performing with Galway-based ambient folk musician AGU.

The Nature of Protest
Created by students from the University of Cape Town, 'The Fall', which was performed at the Galway International Arts Festival, marshals the power of protest song and dance to explore discrimination in all its forms. Vincent Hughes reviews.
Sever the Ties That Bind
Hilary Woods' 'Colt' is permeated with desolation, tension and intimacy, with moments that would sound at home in Twin Peaks. Vincent Hughes reviews.
Moments of Striking Optimism
In his second review as part of the Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Vincent Hughes reviews the RTÉ Choice Music Prize nominated album 'Wild Alee' by Talos and attends their recent performance at the Róisín Dubh.
Outbursts and Lulls
In the first music review from our new Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Vincent Hughes explores the evocative music of Overhead, the Albatross at the Galway International Arts Festival.