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A song, a laugh, and some beards

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THE GINGERBEARD FAMILY, the Galway musical and comedy collective, featuring Stephen Sharpe and others, take to the stage of the Róisín Dubh on Friday July 10 at 9pm.

Galway artist Blooms to support Ellie Goulding

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BLOOMS, THE London based Irish indie-electro pop solo project of Galway woman Louise Cunnane, has been announced as the special guest to Ellie Goulding, who plays Live at the Marquee, Cork, on Wedenesday June 24.

Mundy to play Róisín Dubh

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HE HAS a new album, a new single, a new Irish tour, and he will be in Galway tomorrow. He is singer-songwriter Mundy who plays the Róisín Dubh at 9pm.

'I wanted to discover the world, not read about the interior of our house'

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Eamon Morrissey, one of our best loved actors, comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week with his latest, much acclaimed, one-man show, Maeve’s House, inspired by the writings of the brilliant short story writer Maeve Brennan.

Helen Mirren, and culinary worlds colliding

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HELEN MIRREN stars as the rather less than friendly owner of a posh restaurant who does not like the idea of an Indian restaurant opening opposite hers in The Hundred-Foot Journey which is being screened in the Town Hall Theatre this evening at 8pm.

Mark Geary @ Monroe's Live

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"HIS DELICATE songs about love and defiance…..recall Richard Thompson and John Lennon…..one of the East Village’s favorite adopted sons.” So said Time Out New York about Irish singer-songwriter Mark Geary.

Freddie White to play Monroe’s in May

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FREDDIE WHITE may live in Sydney these days, but the Cork singer-songwriter has never forgotten his roots, and is coming back to Ireland to play a nationwide tour.

Staging George Orwell at the Galway Theatre Festival

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GEORGE ORWELL’S first full-length book was Down and Out in Paris and London, his classic account of living on the breadline in France and England in the 1920s. More than 80 years after its publication in 1933, the book’s vivid portrayal of people struggling to survive from one day to the next has lost none of its power. Indeed, with homelessness again a headline-making issue, the book has gained fresh topicality.

Nina Conti - Monkey, masks, and mischief

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SHE HAS won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film - all without moving her lips.

How artists changed Britain’s perception of the Great Hunger

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Although the Great Irish Famine, which devastated Ireland in the 1840s and early 1850s, happened at a time when photography was only in its experimental stage, we still have vivid images of the appalling suffering that the vast majority of the people endured. A suffering that was heightened by systematic neglect by government, the total absence of a comprehensive humanitarian plan of relief, and the law of the land which only supported the rights of landlords.*

 

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