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The Mayo Leprechaun

One beautiful June evening, after a hard day’s work turning a large field of hay, my friend and neighbour Joe Blewitt asked me would I go over to Tully’s for a pint. He didn’t have to ask me the second time because we had worked up a huge thirst over the course of the day. There was a large crowd in Tully’s that night, and all the events of the day were discussed at some length. It was the night before the Connacht final between Mayo and Galway and it was really the topic of the day. Who was going to win? There is always tremendous confidence in Mayo, and most people there that night thought Mayo would win; some of the older people issued a note of caution and said that there was no such thing as a bad Galway team and cited some examples of years gone by when Mayo were raging hot favourites only to come a cropper to an unfancied Galway team.

Santa brings festive fun to Westport at Spraoi Na Nollag

Westport will be engulfed with the Christmas spirit tomorrow Saturday, December 19 as The Town Hall Theatre becomes the focal point of Spraoi Na Nollag. The Town Hall team in association with Westport Chamber of Commerce will bring the new building to life with the joys of the festive season.

It is almost panto time again, but who is Goldilocks?

Rehearsals have stepped up a gear this week in preparation for Castlebar Pantomime’s production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, with just one month to go to show time. Cast and crew are getting really excited about the upcoming show, which this year is being held in Breaffy Arena from Thursday January 7 to Sunday January 10.

Christmas In Connecticut

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THE GALWAY Film Society's annual Christmas film screening family event will see a screening of the Christmas In Connecticut in the Town Hall Theatre this Sunday at 3pm.

Nora-Jane enjoying life in La La Land

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Galway born actress Nora-Jane Noone has been revelling in the success of Brooklyn since the film appeared on Irish screens last month. The movie has certainly lived up to its billing, after it caused quite a stir at its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last January. A bidding war for distribution rights began and Fox Searchlight Pictures sealed the deal for $9 million which was one of the biggest money deals to ever emerge from the festival.

Aerial thrills in Fidget Feet’s Catch Me

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THE EXHILARATING aerial circus company Fidget Feet swoop into the Black Box next week, for one night only, with Catch Me, their thrilling version of Red Riding Hood.

Base Camp

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"I’m not going to climb it! I told you already, I don’t climb, I climb out of bed in the morning and that’s it. Anyway since when were you pagan?"

Blue Raincoat’s ‘daring’ spin on Synge’s Playboy

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THE PLAYBOY of the Western World is one of the iconic plays in the Irish theatrical repertoire, its classic status undiminished in the 108 years that have passed since its much-storied 1907 premiere.

Zombie walk for Áirc

Áirc is a charity that supports children with disabilities in Mayo, and on Halloween night, Saturday October 31, will be holding its second annual Zombie Walk in the town.

Home-grown thrills and terrors in CarnEvil

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HALLOWEEN FAST approaches, that time of year when ghouls, ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks, fiends and fright-mongers, of all shapes and sizes emerge to fill mere mortals with dread and horror...and Galway is not immune from their baleful presence.

 

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