What happened to Bridgie Cleary?

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

ONE OF the most notorious crimes in Irish history was the burning to death of Bridget Cleary in 1895 in Tipperary, by her husband Michael.

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Baboró - a world of pure imagination

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

FLYING COWS, spiralling elves, a boy made of cheese, a singing monkey, spicy feet, and the most spectacular inflatable space imaginable - it’s all at the children’s arts festival, Baboró.

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Galway Arts Festival production heads 'down under'

Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Olwen Fouéré.

RIVERRUN, ONE of the most acclaimed and successful Galway International Arts Festival shows of recent times, is to be performed in Sydney, Australia, next year.

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Wilde, Salome, and the ‘homosexual conspiracy’

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Maude Allen in the role of Salome.

SALOME HAS always attracted controversy, being banned in England in the decadent 1890s and whipping up a storm of controversy about ‘lesbian performances’ during WWI.

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The Way Back Home to hit the stage for Baboró

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

THE WAY Back Home, a theatrical adaptation of the hugely successful book by the multi award-winning Oliver Jeffers, is set to be one of the highlights of this year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children.

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Chekhov and the Big Play workshop

Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Michael Chekhov.

A WEEKEND course in the Chekhov technique will take place in the Blue Teapot Theatre, Munster Avenue, from October 3 to 5.

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Galway run for Love/Hate creator's play

Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Stuart Carolan. Photo:- WENN.com

LOVE/HATE creator/writer Stuart Carolan's debut play, Defender Of The Faith, is to be staged in Galway next month, starring Diarmuid De Faoite and directed by Andrew Flynn.

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‘It’s the culmination of everything I have ever done’

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

AN ELDERLY woman, rapidly going senile, lies bedridden, where, to the distress of her daughters, she persists in telling and re-telling a strange story, yet never comes close to finishing it.

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New York show comes ‘home’ to Headford for Irish premier

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Vivian Nesbitt as herself, right, and dressed up in the regalia of the 19th century poet, Eva of The Nation.

Award-winning New York show The Bark and the Tree will receive its Irish premier in Headford on Saturday September 6 at 9pm.

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Frost, Nixon square off again in Town Hall

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Eight years after Peter Morgan's play Frost Nixon opened in London, next week Irish theatregoers will have their first chance to see one of the great dramatic pieces of the last decade when Cairde Mol brings the play to the Town Hall.

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Emigrant tales in Cathal Leonard’s Forgotten Me

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

The milieu of the London Irish and changing face of the emigrant experience form the backdrop to Forgotten Me, a new play by Cathal Leonard which runs at the Town Hall studio next week.

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Olwen Fouéré wins major award at Edinburgh Fringe for riverrun

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

West of Ireland artist Olwen Fouéré with the The Herald Archangel Award, for her performance in riverrun - a Galway Arts Festival production.

West of Ireland artist Olwen Fouéré, star of the play riverrun, has been awarded The Herald Archangel Award, one of the most prestigious awards of the Edinburgh Festivals.

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JOLT presents interactive theatre piece Immersed in the Void at the Town Hall

Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Voids: Andrew Madec and Alison McDonald-White

As part of its August series of workshops and talks, JOLT will present an interactive theatre event, Immersed in the Void, on Friday and Saturday in the Town Hall Theatre at 5.30pm.

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A Few Good Men from Keegan Theatre

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

WASHINGTON’S KEEGAN Theatre touch down in the Town Hall next week with its much acclaimed staging of Aaron Sorkin’s military courtroom drama A Few Good Men.

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The Dirty Circus comes to Salthill

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

MISS BURLESQUE Ireland and an award winning Cirque De Soleil performer will take to the stage of The Dirty Circus this Saturday from 9pm.

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Can you catch The Gingerbreadman?

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

“RUN, RUN as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the Gingerbreadman.” You might not be able to catch him, but you will be able to see this mischievous fellow.

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Galway writer's play to be staged in New York

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Renmore author and playwright Seamus Scanlon.

THE MCGOWAN Trilogy, a series of one-act plays by the award-winning Galway writer Seamus Scanlon will be performed as part of New York’s Annual Festival of Irish Theatre.

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Galway’s Fíbín to stage new play at Dublin Theatre Festival

Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Clíona Ní Chiosáin in Fíbín Theatre Company’s production of Réiltín.

GALWAY’S FÍBÍN Theatre Company will make its Dublin Theatre Festival debut next month with its production of Paul Mercier’s new play Réiltín.

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Olwen Fouéré wins award at Edinburgh fringe

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

A THEATRE show produced by, and which premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival, has been impressing audiences at Edinburgh, where it also scooped an award.

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An Taibhdhearc seeks new writers

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

AN TAIBHDHEARC is seeking new writers for the stage through its Walter Macken Award which has prize money of €1,000.

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