A song, a laugh, and some beards

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

The Gingerbeard Family.

THE GINGERBEARD FAMILY, the Galway musical and comedy collective, featuring Stephen Sharpe and others, take to the stage of the Róisín Dubh on Friday July 10 at 9pm.

Following their appearance at Body & Soul, The Gingerbeard Family - singer songwriters Steven Sharpe, Tracy Bruen, Dylan Murphy, comedian Steve Bennett, with Liam Doherty and Tara Stacey, will deliver a set of covers and originals, all delivered with humour, divilment, and consumate musical professionalism. The best thing though is always to see for yourself just what they are like, so here is a video of The Gingerbeards performing Kate Bush's 'Babooshka' (all together now "Aaaaaaaghh-Aaaaaagh!!! Babooshka! Babooshka! Babooshka! Yai-yai!!!)



Supermac’s makes submission to OHIM in significant EU Trademark case

Supermac’s Managing Director Pat McDonagh travelled to Alicante today to personally deliver to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) Supermac’s submission in the objection lodged by McDonald’s against the company. The submission follows McDonald’s objection to Supermac’s application to have their company name trademark registered across the EU.

A snackbox pictured last night, just before it was demolished...obviously.

What's On

Sci-fi novels inspire environmentally themed exhibition

THE BEST science-fiction writers do not just write about fantastical worlds in far flung galaxies, their work, be it that of HG Wells, Philip K Dick, or Arthur C Clarke, reflects on the contemporary world, and looks deeply at how technology and society may develop in the future.

Detail from Deep Space (2015). Colour photograph by Martin Healy.


Property Report

How has the property market been for you Jan-May 2015? Austin McInerney: "Hectic with a significant return of buyer confidence, property sales have increased to a level not seen for years - coupled with a severe shortage of supply making it a very competitive market indeed. Property priced according to the current market should be sale agreed within one month or less."


United survive cup test, but now face Cork in tricky league assignment

Fortunate to survive a tricky test from North End United in the FAI Cup, Galway United are back in Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening when they host Cork City in the SSE Aitricity League premier division.

Galway United’s Jason Molloy  and North End’s Robin Dempsey in action from the FAI Cup game at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday.                 Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy


How much are you paying for your car finance?

More than a quarter (27 per cent) of consumers in Ireland with a car loan have no idea what interest rate they are paying on their motoring finance, according to research recently released by Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Group Ireland CEO, Lars Himmer, pictured with Volkswagen Ambassador Catherine Fulvio at Volkswagen Headquarters in Liffey Valley.


Sligo underdogs ambush Roscommon

A fellow attendee, (a man clearly) was telling me last Saturday afternoon at a wedding in the Ardilaun Hotel in Galway that Niall Carew’s Sligo team were available at 7/1 in some bookies. 


Award winning chef Stefan Matz launches new concept restaurant at Delphi Adventure Resort & Spa

Delphi Adventure Resort & Spa is celebrating the launch of The Chef’s Table, a concept restaurant created by newly appointed and award winning executive head chef, Stefan Matz. 

Executive head chef Stefan Matz.


No country for old men (First printed January 2014)

In theory, home is where we all should feel the safest. It should be a refuge for all of us lucky to have a place to call home. It is the place where you can truly be yourself, far away from the pretence of modern life where, as characters in the great play of life, you learn your lines and your role before you walk out each day to act out your part.

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