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The Best Music and Albums of 2018

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THIS YEAR has seen the emergence of an array of very exciting new indie-rock artists, with female performers - as has been a very noticeable trend in recent years - arguably producing the best music of the last 12 months.

'People are saying they’ve waited their whole life to see something like this'

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Mixed race Irish people will be celebrated, and questions and ideas of Irish identity examined, in #IAmIrish, an absorbing and thought-provoking photographic exhibition, which opens at the Galway Arts Centre next week.

Brexiteers discover the grim reality of their dreams coming true

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For Insider, like many people, November 22 will always be associated with events at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, in 1963 on America’s day of infamy. Insider could not help but note that anniversary when considering the latest Brexit drama of the past week which, like the Kennedy assassination, is transfixing people here and has the potential to leave an indelible mark on our country.

Kevin McGahern at the Comedy KARLnival

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KEVIN MCGAHERN, the former host of Republic Of Telly, the man described by Hot Press as “one of Ireland’s quirkiest stand-ups", is making a welcome return to Galway to play the Róisín Dubh's Comedy KARLnival.

Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Country legend Margo headlines Michael Commins concerts

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The annual Michael Commins Galway Concerts are rolling around fast with just three weeks to go before the annual gathering which draws friends and country music followers from all over the island of Ireland as well as some from England and America.

Exploring nostalgia and harmony through TULCA

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SYNTONIC STATE is the title of the 16th edition of TULCA Festival of Visual Art which opens tomorrow, Friday November 2, and continues to November 18, featuring work by more than 20 artists.

Soldier Still - “dark, arresting, violent, moving”

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INSPIRED BY interviews with current and former soldiers from the Irish Defence Forces, the British army, and survivors of the Bosnian war, Soldier Still, the critically acclaimed new production by Junk Ensemble, is coming to Galway next week.

'I want everyone to have fun, but I want to throw in truth bombs as well'

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PAUL CURRIE'S comedy is like few others on the circuit right now. It is a compelling mixture of sketch comedy, theatre of the absurd, puppetry, slapstick, and mime, delivered with great physicality and energy, and usually, without the comic uttering a single word.

'I fell into comedy completely by accident'

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‘Say it loud, I’m black and I’m proud’ James Brown famously sang, and something of that spirit also fires Gina Yashere who will bring her high-energy brand of comic brilliance to Galway for the Vodafone Comedy Carnival.

 

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