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Don Stiffe at the Linenhall

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Young Galway sopranos to join G4 for Galway concert

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GALWAY SOPRANOS Aimee Banks and Clare Quinn will be the special guests of G4 when the X-Factor stars, and multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group, play Galway this month.

A life as colourful as the dolls she makes

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While most people think of dolls as mass-produced Barbie-type artefacts, the creations of Kinvara based dollmaker Helga Pikal are of an entirely different order. Her hand-made, lovingly crafted, dolls present an array of vividly realised characters from world myth and folklore, as well as famous singers and musicians like Keith Richards and Willie Nelson.

Album review: Yo La Tengo

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IN 1971, Sly & The Family Stone released There's A Riot Goin' On, a dark, agitated, brooding, washed-out sounding album of suppressed African-American anger at the state of the USA.

US destroyer to be named after Ballyhaunis man

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The US navy is to name a destroyer after Ballyhaunis native Patrick Gallagher. The USS Gallagher, as it will be called, will be built in Maine.

Renowned conductors to visit Mayo over St Patrick’s week

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Two very distinguished conductors will visit Mayo during St Patrick’s week, to participate in what promises to be a superb evening of music, when the Iowa University Concert Band and the Mayo Concert Orchestra will perform on Tuesday next, March 13, in the GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar.

'You wouldn’t believe the stuff people admit to, absolutely disgusting!'

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The inimitable Russell Brand breezes into Galway next week with his superlative stand-up show, RE:BIRTH, at Leisureland on Wednesday March 14 at 8pm, where he will deals with such all-encompassing questions as 'What is real?' 'Who are we?' and 'Where did this baby come from?'

The Flaming Lips to play festival Big Top

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THE FLAMING Lips, the three-time Grammy Award winning psychedelic indie-rock band, and one of Q magazine’s ‘50 Bands to See Before You Die’, play their only Irish gig at this year's Galway International Arts Festival.

‘Salty’ and ‘sustaining’ Cúirt programme unveiled at House Hotel

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“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.

Christobel Pankhurst tells Galway audience: ‘Now is the time’

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