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Let’s not let the next crucial decade slip by

I’m due to retire sometime late in the spring of 2030. Around four o clock on that day, there’ll be be a soft shuffle of footsteps at the office door, the smell of cheap birthday candles from the pound shop, and the loud ticking of an engraved timepiece to somehow none too subtly remind me of the time that I’m supposed to be at work, and just how many of those hours were devoted to keeping the coffee industry alive in local hostelries. There’ll be a few hoary auld speeches that will all begin with ‘d’ya remember the craic we had when....” and then after a few awkward silences, there’ll be a card with a voucher for an afternoon tea, and the kind offer of helping me with the few cardboard boxes out to the car, because after all the new person will be starting on Monday and.....

'I’ve always loved working with Garry'

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REHEARSALS BEGAN this week for Druid Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Garry Hynes, and which runs at the Town Hall in the last week of September.

Druid announces cast for Richard III

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AARON MONAGHAN, Marie Mullen, Rory Nolan, and Seán McGinley will appear in Druid Theatre's highly anticipated production of William Shakespeare's Richard III in September.

'Druid gets hundreds of scripts a year and only two are chosen for the Debuts'

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THE WORLD premieres of two plays - Furniture by Sonya Kelly and Shelter by Cristín Kehoe - will be presented by Druid Theatre Company as part of this year's Galway International Arts Festival.

Christian O'Reilly and Rory Nolan for Druid Debuts

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RORY NOLAN has earned a reputation as one of our finest theatre actors, but he is about to show another side of himself - that of playwright, at this year's Galway International Arts Festival.

Farewell to a chronicler of our social history

When I started working in Tuam more than three decades ago, I came to the place like someone informed; It was as if I was watching a TV series having already seen the pilot episode. For me, very nook and cranny, every corner boy, every solicitor’s clerk, every waistcoated business owner, every side street had a side story about which there was a yarn or a saga. And for the best part of my many years there, I was enthralled and charmed and indeed shaped by the hundreds of characters who were citizens of the town, but who just as easily might have been characters in any one of Tom Murphy’s plays.

Dalata Hotel Group announces Druid Theatre patronage

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Dalata Hotel Group last week announced a new three year patronage with Druid Theatre company. The patronage will see Dalata support the Druid from 2018 to 2021, inclusive.

Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards

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The Galway International Arts Festival and Druid Theatre Company are strong contenders at this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, with both being nominated in a variety of categories.

Druid announces two new appointments to board

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The Board of Druid recently announced two exciting additions to the Board, recently retired Irish senior diplomat and trailblazer Anne Anderson and business doyenne and innovator Helen Ryan.

Theatre 2018 coming attractions

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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.

 

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