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'Mam eventually accepted my sartorial elegance'

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WHEN AL Porter emerged on to the stage of the Spiegeltent, an opening act on the opening night of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway last October, he was little known. Fifteen minutes later, those present knew they would never forget him, and that a new star of Irish comedy had announced his arrival.

Former TD Padraic McCormack - ‘a writer in the John B Keane mode’ as he launches a collection of short stories

PETER MANDLESON’S autobiography includes a photograph of him relaxing at Mick Jagger’s house. It is hard to imagine former Galway West Fine Gael TD Padraic McCormack ever wanting to hang around with rock stars. Instead McCormack has a genuine interest in the eccentricities that make otherwise unremarkable people, in unremarkable places, far more interesting than anyone photographed with the late Princess Margaret.

Padraic McCormack - 'a writer in the John B Keane mode'

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PETER MANDLESON'S autobiography includes a photograph of him relaxing at Mick Jagger’s house. It is hard to imagine former Galway West Fine Gael TD Padraic McCormack ever wanting to hang around with rock stars. Instead McCormack has a genuine interest in the eccentricities that make otherwise unremarkable people, in unremarkable places, far more interesting than anyone photographed with the late Princess Margaret.

Tickets on sale today for Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway

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TICKETS FOR the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway are now on sale, and with shows from Stewart Lee, Jason Manford, Deirdre O'Kane, and Ireland's rising comedy star Al Porter, the real question is, not if you are going to anything, but WHAT you are going to.

 

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