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'Sing like yourself'

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Widely revered as one of Ireland’s finest interpreters of song, Seán Tyrrell is in the Town Hall Theatre studio next week with Message of Peace, his celebration of Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890).

Kila to play Monroe’s Live

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FILM MAKER Neil Jordan has spoken in awe of their "wonderful, shamanistic energy"; The BBC World Review has called their concerts "beautifully euphoric live experiences"; while Bono said, "You get the feeling they lit the fuse for the big bang."

Putting ‘the Big Fellow’ onstage

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THE TUMULTUOUS life and times of Michael Collins is recreated in Declan Gorman’s gripping new play, The Big Fellow, based on Frank O’Connor’s classic 1937 biography, and which comes to the Town Hall Theatre this month.

The achievement of Jessie Lendennie

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THERE IS a memory, somewhat hazy, probably romanticised, of the shop door opening one morning in the early eighties, and a young, statuesque, lady sailing in, wearing a flowing colourful cloak, somewhat reminiscent of an Adrienne Monnier or a Sylvia Beach.

New book examines 1916's impact on the arts

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THE SIGNIFICANCE, impact, and wider resonances of the 1916 Rising on Irish literature, culture, and society are explored in a new book, co-editied by Galway academic Seán Crosson.

 

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