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Teleman to play Monroes

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English indie pop band Teleman will play Monroes on Thursday October 18.

GIAF reviews: Incantata, The Aspirations of Daise Morrow, Class

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"AND DEATH shall have no dominion’ Dylan Thomas once wrote, though if he had been at GIAF 2018 he may have revised that opinion. Death was a major theme of Incantata, The Aspirations of Daise Morrow, Gardens Speak, Orfeo ed Euridice, and Wit, while characters also died in the course of Baoite, Flight, and Class, with a hint of suicide in Shelter for good measure.

Incantata and ‘reaching across the void’

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THE SHOWPIECE theatre premiere in this year’s GIAF is the staging of Paul Muldoon’s great elegy Incantata, which the poet wrote in response to the death from cancer, in 1992, of his one-time lover, artist Mary Farl Powers, who was aged just 44.

Trad on the Prom is back

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"IF YOU ever thought Irish music and dancing weren’t sexy and cool, go - and be converted." So said The Irish Times about Trad On The Prom, the Galway based Irish music, song, and dance show, which returns next week.

The life of Una Taaffe and a young man's struggle with MS

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TWO LOCALLY-devised works in progress proved big hits with Tuesday’s Galway Theatre Festival audiences - Conor Geoghegan’s Invisible at Nuns Island and Elaine Mears’ Una at the Mick Lally Theatre. Both are already strong pieces of theatre and certainly whetted the appetite to see them in their finished forms.

Ultan Conlon - Last Days of the Night Owl

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By Charlie McBride

Galway to commemorate ANZAC Day

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ANZAC WAS the name given to a combined force of First Australian Imperial Force and New Zealand Army troops who landed on Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula at around dawn on Sunday April 25 1915, barely nine months after the outbreak of World War I.

'An English Fiddler On The Roof'

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GALWAY MUSICAL Society encamps in The Black Box Theatre for the first week of May with its bravura staging of The Hired Man, which is based on Melvyn Bragg's stirring novel of Cumbrian rural and industrial working life.

4.48 Psychosis - theatre in a gallery

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4.48 PSYCHOSIS, Sarah Kane's fearless, unorthodox, portrait of an experience of clinical depression, will be staged in the 126 Gallery, by new Galway theatre company, WestWorks.

'I want to make songs that are timeless, with good melodies and hooks'

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WHEN I meet Ultan Conlon in the House Hotel on Saturday afternoon I find him in the best of humour; he has just learned his current single ‘The Measure’ has reached Number 1 on RTÉ’s charts and he is clearly enjoying the affirmative glow of its success.

 

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