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Comedy Review: The Macnas Was On Me

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PÁRAIC BREATHNACH'S latest seanachaí-cum-stand-up comedy show, The Macnas Was On Me, brings us from Connemara to Colombia, from the FCA to arts festival parades, and charts his colourful journey from a boyhood steeped in rural custom to his globe-trotting, genre-defying, times as an art and theatre maker.

Paraic Breathnach - The Macnas Was On Me

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FOLLOWING ITS successful premiere at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway in October, Paraic Breathnach is bringing his new show, The Macnas Was On Me, to the Nuns Island Theatre, for one night only.

'Samhain and Macnas suit each other'

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The word “energy” peppers Noeline Kavanagh’s conversation as she talks about her time with Macnas and looks forward to this weekend’s Halloween parade, Out Of The Wild Sky. Kavanagh herself is a human dynamo; though sitting at her office desk she is still a constant whirr of motioning arms, expressive gestures, and infectious enthusiasm.

Macnas parade 2018 - hypnotic, intoxicating, mysterious

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OUT OF The Wild Sky, the 2018 Macnas Halloween parade, celebrating the act of transformation, creating in its wake, a hypnotic, intoxicating, glittering, mysterious world, filled with shadow and nobility, takes place next week.

The 'cultural force' of Galway International Arts Festival celebrated at launch

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THE GALWAY International Arts Festival was officially launched at the Galmont Hotel on Tuesday evening amid a wave of great music and good vibes. This is the festival’s 41st year and, if that makes it middle-aged, it still exudes enviable levels of energy and imagination.

Macnas - In Sight on Inis Oírr

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MACNAS IS best known, and hugely acclaimed, for its street parades, but there will be a chance to see a different side to its creative artists, in an exhibition on the Aran Islands.

The King's Head Pub - a thirty year association with the arts in Galway

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The King's Head pub in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter is steeped in more than 800 years of history. This landmark pub, which has been owned and run by the Grealish family since 1989, has created its own history with the arts in Galway - earning a wonderful reputation for live music, lunchtime comedy, and the outrageous.

Macnas Young Ensemble receives sponsorship boost

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The Macnas Young Ensemble has received a significant boost with the announcement of sponsorship for the ensemble, which has 45 members, by the Connacht Hospitality Group.

Macnas artists' exhibition in Charlestown

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In Sight is an exhibition of cross-disciplinary art work at Charlestown Arts Centre by artists associated with renowned Galway-based performance company, Macnas. The exhibition opens on Sunday, December 3 and runs until Friday, December 22.

Two Mayo artists participate in Macnas Engineers of Imagination programme

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Two talented Mayo artists were selected to participate in a recent Macnas Engineers of Imagination initiative. The programme, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, saw 10 of Ireland’s most exciting emerging visual artists brought to Galway for a month-long programme.

 

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