Search Results for 'Jeremy Corbyn'

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Al Murray - Lets Go Backwards Together

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IN MAY 1940, three days after the Fall of France, with Nazi Germany looking unstoppable, Winston Churchill made a rousing speech to the House of Commons, concluding: "Come then, let us go forward together with our united strength."

Poet who uses swear words immaculately

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QUINCY LEHR is the sort of poet in whose favour I am absolutely biased. Lehr does not just know the facts of poetic and political history, he also appears – more than pretty much any other poet I know – to understand them.

Taking a satirical scalpel to the body politic

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"THE BEST satire has always been militantly about the present," declares Galway poet and critic Kevin Higgins, who turns his witty, devilishly humorous, eye and words upon Alan Kelly, Irish Water, Official Ireland, and Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies, in a new collection.

Will Galway, and Ireland, go Left?

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A lot has been written in the run-up to the Election 2016 about which parties will make up the next government. Will Enda Kenny get another five years? Could Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil form a coalition? Or could Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael put Civil War politics aside and go in together?

2016 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

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THE 2016 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, featuring readings by poets, and book launches, takes place at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop on Friday February 12 at 6.30pm.

'Laughing is the common ground'

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NO MATTER where you go, or who you meet, everyone loves to laugh, and if you can make them laugh, and tell them about life in a way that strikes them and makes them go 'That's exactly how it is', you can connect with anybody. It's what Shappi Khorsandi's comedy aspires to and achieves.

'Words are more supple, they are quicker to respond to things'

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Bill Bailey breezes into the Black Box Theatre later this month with his new show, Limboland, which has been getting rave reviews and is sure to be a real treat for audiences here. Ahead of his Galway visit the affable and popular comic, a familiar screen presence from numerous hit TV shows, took some time to chew the fat about youth, comedy, politics, music, and middle age.

A Politicised Evening of Poetry at Byrne’s Bookshop with Mike Jenkins and Kevin Higgins

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Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop presents ‘A Politicised Evening of Poetry’ with prominent Welsh poet Mike Jenkins, and Kevin Higgins.

 

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