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Classical guitarist in concert at Monroe’s Live

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PAT COLDRICK, the Irish classical guitarist plays Monroe's Live on Thursday October 15 at 9pm, where he will perform his own arrangements of works in the classical repertoire, as well as original compositions.

Galway East - who will emerge victorious from the internal dogfights?

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For many years Galway East was known as the dullest and most predicable of constituencies, reliably returning the same three TDs. Population growth and boundary changes saw the constituency gain a fourth seat in 1997, however, and this has given rise to some heated battles between the big two parties as well as seeing the emergence of Independent and Labour challenges.

Week six of Healthy Town focusing on the importance of family health and wellbeing

Children who eat regular family dinners grow up to be young adults who eat more healthily and have lower rates of obesity, while eating dinner as a family can also boost vocabulary.

The 'sublime' Old Hannah

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OLD HANNAH have been called “a sublime band who straddle folk, country, roots, bluegrass, and more” by The Irish Times, while The Waterboy's Steve Wickam said their songs have "a great and unique intimacy and atmosphere".

A mystery woman in post-war Berlin

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A WOMAN who has survived the concentration camps returns to Berlin after the end of WWII. Surgeons have managed to reconstruct her damaged face, but she now looks entirely different.

Gearóid Farrelly for Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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'START AS you mean to go on' is an old maxim that could be applied to the career of Dublin comedian Gearóid Farrelly, who headlines the next installment of the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow at 8.30pm.

'Performance is very emotional, it's human expression'

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FINGHIN COLLINS may declare himself "a musician first and then a pianist", but there is no doubting either his magnificent as a player, or his view of the piano being "a very complete instrument", as he will display in his upcoming Galway concert. Yet his love of, and interest in, other instruments, is genuine, particularly one that is somewhat under appreciated in classical music - the voice.

Why Trevor Ó Clochartaigh can win a Dáil seat

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Whether the date of the next General Election is November 20, as has been mooted recently, or comes during spring 2016, two predictions are already confidently being made - indeed they have become an article of faith for some, an incontrovertible truth for others - regarding the fate of two high profile candidates in Galway West.

Week Five of Healthy Town to focus on mental health in teens

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Teenagers in Athlone list bullying, family, and stressful times as key concerns for them in their daily life, while one in six young people between 11 and 13 experience mental health issues.

“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis”

The above famous line, from Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, comes to my mind when I look at the world today, which is certainly in a state of chassis. The refugee/migrant situation is dominating the media and so rightly it should. Huge numbers of refugees from war-torn Syria and Eritrea are pouring into Europe.

 

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