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Wingin’ It - comedy improv @ The Loft

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WINGIN' IT, the new, monthly night of comedy and theatre improv at The Loft in Seven, Bridge Street, returns on Tuesday August 11 at 8.30pm.

Jazz, folk, and maybe metal - The Underscore Orkestra

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HE SOUND of New Orleans, Eastern European folk, jazz, and Jewish music will collide in a rambunctious and exciting fashion when Portland, Oregon's The Underscore Orkestra plays the Róisín Dubh on Sunday June 7 at 9pm.

Top American roots band for foot-stomping Castlebar show

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For an evening of American roots and foot-stomping old-time music, look no further than the top US group Foghorn Stringband, who are set to perform at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday May 13 at 8pm.

‘The Irish public’s interest in fiction perks me right up’

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ONE OF the most praised novels of recent years was Patrick deWitt’s highly original western tale The Sisters Brothers, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won a number of prestigious awards in deWitt’s native Canada.

Kory Quinn - the true sound of American folk

PORTLAND, OREGON, singer-songwriter Kory Quinn plays “train-hoppin’, foot-stompin’, hobo-blues,” according to that city’s Eight-Ball Studios’ Rob Stroup.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm meets Charles Dickens

This year marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. He was born February 7 1812, and died at only 58 years of age in 1870. His output was so prolific – vast novels with hundreds of characters – and his life was so frenzied, that it seems miraculous that he lived as long as he did.

Americana night @ The Crane

TWO BANDS, one Irish, the other American, both playing roots, folk, and Americana music, play The Crane Bar this Saturday at 6.30pm.

Musical Mayhem @ The Crane

TRADIOHEAD, THE Galway based band that performs Irish trad versions of Radiohead songs will play Musical Mayhem at The Crane.

Mulkerrins makes senior ranks with title win

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Moycullen handball ace Martin Mulkerrins has claimed this year’s All Ireland Intermediate Singles Championship title and is now one of the country’s leading young handballers to have been promoted to the senior ranks.

Richmond Fontaine - tales of The High Country

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RICHMOND FONTAINE have a new album, but it is like nothing they have created before. It is a mix of story, monologue, radio play, novel, and concept album. It is The High Country.

 

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