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It is what we always knew, but now it is official - Galway is one of the most friendly cities in the world.
Backbone, the critically acclaimed new show from the award winning circus and physical theatre group, Gravity & Other Myths, has been announced for the 2018 Galway International Arts Festival.
Write Now is a Mayo Art Service and Film Mayo event for Mayo writers that will take place on Saturday, December 9 in Breaffy House, Castlebar. In the morning there will be presentations by three professional writers; Elizabeth Reapy (fiction writer), Eugene O’Brien (screenwriter) and Eva O’Connor (playwright). This is an opportunity for established or budding Mayo writers to come along and enjoy presentations focusing on three different writing forms.
For the second year running, the Irish Comedian of the Year final will be held at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival.
The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.
RENOWNED AUSTRALIAN circus troupe Casus makes its second visit to the Galway International Arts Festival with Driftwood. It previously played the festival in 2013 with international smash hit Knee Deep, which won Best Circus & Physical Theatre awards at both the Adelaide Fringe and Avignon festivals.
HE HAS been called ‘The Hairy Baby’. It’s a mystery no one has yet called him ‘The Bearded Wonder’. What is absolutely certain though, is that Steve Bennett is Irish Comedian Of The Year 2016, Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh MC, and a serious comedic talent, with the potential to go far in the business.
STEVE BENNETT will host his final Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh show - for the time being - tomorrow night [Friday January 13] , before he takes a trip 'down under' to perform at Australia's Perth and Adelaide comedy festivals.
Two remarkable Galway people, Conor O’Malley and Sal Joyce, grew up in the Maam Valley, Connemara, in the closing years of the 19th century. Although they were cousins, they probably never met until they were both doctors working side by side in the Galway Central Hospital, on Prospect Hill, the forerunner of the present University Hospital, in the 1920s.
THERE ARE three central characters in EM Reapy's debut novel Red Dirt: Fiona, who has fled Ireland to extricate herself from an abusive relationship; Hopper, who is trying to find himself by taking acid and being left for dead in the outback; and Murph, whose family back home have been broken by the great construction crash of 2008.