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Children’s festival this Halloween at the Roscommon Arts Centre

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Roscommon Arts Centre is partnering with Ceol Connected to present the first ever Tradoodle Roscommon, an exciting two day traditional arts event for children which takes place at the centre during the October mid-term school break.

Children’s festival this Halloween at the Roscommon Arts Centre

Roscommon Arts Centre is partnering with Ceol Connected to present the first ever Tradoodle Roscommon, an exciting two day traditional arts event for children which takes place at the centre during the October mid-term school break.

The Young King - a royal treat for Baboró audiences

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ONE OF the highlights of next week’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children will be when acclaimed Australian theatre company, Slingsby, brings to the stage its award-winning adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s story The Young King.

Big Tom was a massive Stones fan, reveals Galway author of official biography

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Thousands of fans thronged to Castleblayney at the weekend to see a bronze statue of Big Tom unveiled by President Michael D. Higgins and the launch of the official biography titled Big Tom – The King of Irish Country by Galway author and broadcaster Tom Gilmore from Bodane, Tuam.

Paul Currie, The Muppets, and a Hot Donkey

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IN 2006, Belfast comedian Paul Currie fulfilled a childhood dream when he became a Jim Henson muppeteer. In 2010 that dream bubble burst, and it came from a conversation with the man who was and is Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

Lenny Abrahamson to attend Pálás screening of The Little Stranger

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ONE OF Ireland's leading film-makers, the Oscar nominated Lenny Abrahamson, will be in the Pálás cinema this weekend for a special screening of his new film, The Little Stranger, and take part in a public Q&A.

Scrap the presidency or sell it to the highest bidder

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On August 28, the St Vincent de Paul reported a 20 per cent increase in calls for “back to school help”. The same day, the man presiding over the housing crisis, Minister Eoghan Murphy, announced the election date for the most lucrative Irish political post - the presidency - with a salary of €325,507 plus untold expenses.

New book on Salthill tells the tale of one of Ireland’s first tourist resorts

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Paul McGinley’s new book, Salthill - A History, Part 1, begins with a most informative historic timeline, taking the reader from 1557 to 1901. Early documents were sparse but in 1797, a French traveller “wrote of young damsels going to refresh their charms in the sea about two miles from the city”.

'You can’t have the edge without the middle'

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Jason Manford had a realisation. His origins are as a working class lad from Salford in the north of England, the child born to an Irish emigrant and English family, but his children, thanks to their dad’s success as a comedian, actor, writer, singer, and broadcaster, means they are very much middle class.

Galway Actors' Workshop to stage Medea

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FIRST PRODUCED in 431BC, Euripides' Medea is one of the major works of western theatre, and it is about to receive a new production in the Town Hall Theatre from the Galway Actors' Workshop.

 

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