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A poet at Claregalway castle

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Once upon a time, when a renowned bardic poet visited the castle a sort of hysteria broke out. Women ran to the kitchens to prepare hogs and stuffings for a great feast. Banners and flags were flown from the battlements. Musicians urgently practiced new songs in his  praise. Tavern keepers rolled in their best barrels of beer and wine, and weapons were nosily discarded. All prisoners and lunatics were released. Fathers were invited to bring to the fore their young daughters, so that they may be admired! 

Storyman - The Guggenheim Grotto reborn

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FORMER MEMBERS of The Guggenheim Grotto, Kevin May and Mick Lynch, have regrouped under the new moniker of Storyman, reimagining their sound in the process.

Kevin Devine - Five Essential Songs Playlist

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KEVIN DEVINE is a prolific singer-songwriter and musician from Brooklyn, New York. Perhaps little known over this side of the ocean, he has amassed a dedicated following in the States, having been knocking about the New York indie rock scenes for more than 15 years.

The National - mistaken for strangers

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THE NATIONAL, the greatest band in the world right now, take to the stage in Galway in July. The centre of attention will be vocalist Matt Berninger, a charismatic storm of passion and masculine existential angst, his lyrics matched by the intensity of guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and the imaginative rhythms of drummer Bryan Devendorf, while calmly, authoritatively anchoring all this tension and release will be bassist Scott Devendorf.

Coláiste Iognáid - ‘Was it Eton or Stowe?’

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In any war propaganda is a useful weapon. In World War II both the Allies, and the combined Axis powers used broadcasting, leaflet dropping, false information contained in dead men’s briefcases, diaries, fake military manoeuvres, or through clever counter espionage, to discourage and demoralise the enemy. There were many spectacular successes; but the one that really annoyed the British was the voice of William Joyce, broadcasting almost nightly from Reichssender Hamburg radio. He became known as Lord Haw Haw, a much hated figure.

Claregalway drama festival starts tonight

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The finest amateur drama talent in the country will head to Claregalway from tonight (Thursday) March 13 when the Claregalway Drama Festival gets under way at the local leisure centre.

Brooklyn singer-songwriter @ Róisín Dubh

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BROOKLYN BASED singer-songwriter Pat Hull will play upstairs in the Róisín Dubh this Wednesday at 9pm.

Misterman to be staged in New York

Misterman, the hit play of this years Galway Arts Festival and one of the finest pieces of theatre ever staged in the city, will receive its American premiere in New York later this year.

Don’t panic - Blondie are back

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SOME PEOPLE are just cool. They ooze a sense of calmness, experience, and ability to take life in their stride.

Don’t panic - Blondie are back

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SOME PEOPLE are just cool. They ooze a sense of calmness, experience, and ability to take life in their stride.

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