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Michael Harding's Buddhist Tuesdays

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MICHAEL HARDING, the writer, actor, raconteur, and Irish Times columnist, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre to read from his latest memoir, On Tuesdays I’m A Buddhist.

Saint Sister - debut album, Róisín Dubh show

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FOLLOWING THE release last week of their long awaited debut album, Shape Of Silence, the brilliant Irish "atmosfolk" duo Saint Sister return to the Róisín Dubh on Friday October 19 as part of their current Irish tour.

Home is where the work is

Q: Twelve months ago, I was offered a new part-time job, two days a week, working from home. They would give me a laptop and phone; contribute to my broadband and various other perks. I’d always been a bricks-and-mortar type employee and I thought I’d never adjust. A year on, I wouldn’t change it for the world. They’ve offered me a third day per week. I don’t have a question; rather, an observation that if an old dog like me can learn new tricks, no-one should dismissing working from home without first trying it. (YJ, email)

'I don't think you can approach anything without having as a consideration the representation of women'

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The Mai is a richly-woven story of four generations of women in one midlands family. At the centre of the household is The Mai, a 40-year-old woman torn between her wayward husband and her family’s happiness in a play that brims with passion and poetry, love and lyricism, heartache and hope.

Brian Deady - Irish soul man for Róisín Dubh

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BRIAN DEADY has been declared Ireland's "soul star" by The Irish Times; "our favourite act in Ireland” by Nile Rodgers of Chic; while The Guardian has called his music "stirring blues and gospel".

Le Galaxie - 'a juggernaut of a party band'

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NO STRANGERS to Galway and effortlessly able to conjure up a high energy party atmosphere with their first rate indie/dance/electro-rock hybrid, the mighty Le Galaxie return to the Róisín Dubh.

The Silver Branch - for the love of The Burren

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PATRICK MCCORMACK is a poet, philosopher, and farmer. He is also the owner of ‘Fr Ted’s House’ in the Burren, County Clare, and is the subject of a film, which ponders a disappearing way of life, and our connections to the natural world.

Karl MacDermott to go Over The Edge

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KARL MACDERMOTT, the Galway born writer whose short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, was published earlier this year, reads at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library.

Totally Wired return to the Róisín Dubh

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TOTALLY WIRED, described by The Irish Times as "Ireland’s answer to Flight of the Conchords", but who describe themselves as "Ireland’s oldest and least successful boy band", are coming back to the Róisín Dubh.

Mayor condemns delays to new radiation oncology unit at UHG "unacceptable"

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Reports of a €109 million shortfall in capital funding for health services will "come as a blow to cancer patients" in the west who will have to wait "even longer for the development of the much needed state of the art radiation oncology unit" in Galway.

 

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