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'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.

Galway’s first Pumpkin Patch opens in Ardrahan this Halloween

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An enterprising Galwaywoman and former journalist has decided to capitalise on the US trend of families attending a pumpkin patch to handpick their pumpkin at Halloween by setting up a pumpkin patch at her family farm in Ardrahan, in south Galway.

NUI Galway Innocence Clinic to review Maamtrasna and set up database of wrongful convictions

In its very first workshop, the law, journalism and human rights students of the newly-launched NUIG Innocence Clinic this week observed the 5th Annual International Wrongful Conviction Day with a minute of silence to remember the hundreds of thousands of innocent people still awaiting justice worldwide.

'Mystic Time Bird is my best show yet'

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AMONG THE flock of fab comics winging their way to Galway for next month’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival is New Zealander Rhys Darby, best known as Murray from HBO’s Flight Of The Conchords and Steve in Wrecked.

Gina Yashere - how to explain Brexit to Americans

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GINA YASHERE is best known as the British correspondent, explaining all things Brexit, on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and next month, she comes to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

The Whileaways are coming to Kinvara

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THE WHILEAWAYS, the Galway based folk, roots, and Americana trio, acclaimed for their songwriting abilities and captivating three-part harmonies, will play Kinvara.

Corofin are still the team to beat in Galway

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With three rounds of the newly-formed group stages of the Galway Senior Football Championship completed, there is still much to play for.

'Sing like yourself'

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Widely revered as one of Ireland’s finest interpreters of song, Seán Tyrrell is in the Town Hall Theatre studio next week with Message of Peace, his celebration of Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890).

Jimmy’s Hall - The Abbey’s rollicking 'céilí play'

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A HIGHLIGHT of the Town Hall’s autumn programme is the September visit of the Abbey Theatre with its rollicking stage adaptation of Ken Loach's critically acclaimed film, Jimmy’s Hall.

Ford produces its ten-millionth best selling Mustang

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Ford has produced its 10 millionth Mustang, which, it says, is America’s best-selling sports car of the last 50 years and the world’s best-selling sports car three years straight.

 

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