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In what has been a tumultuous year to date – an inconclusive general election result in February, the shock of Brexit in June, and then the judgment in the Apple case at the end of August – last week’s Budget arguably posed the biggest challenge to date to the minority Government and the much vaunted ‘new politics’.
Frank McCurry and Tom Frawley of GMIT, whose radio heritage work has featured on the BBC Coast series, will give a talk at 7pm on Wednesday February 11 in NUI Galway on radio and the Clifden Marconi Station as well as a demonstration of Morse Code, the first system used to send long-distant messages using electricity.
“The radio and TV is great, but for someone who works in comedy, it’s the reaction from the crowd that really gets you going. That’s where you get a real buzz from.” Mario Rosenstock is one of the hardest working men in the Irish comedy circuit, with a TV show, daily sketches on the Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show on Today FM, and his live tours selling out around the country. The world famous comic impersonator is bringing his new show Gift Grub Live 3 to the Royal Theatre in Castlebar this Saturday night and it is a show that you do not want to miss.
Mario Rosenstock’s Gift Grub Live 3 tour, which will hit the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Saturday October 4, is selling fast as Mayo audiences are taking advantage of one last chance to catch the live tour, which has already enjoyed a 19 date, sell-out, run in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin.
The Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board is offering its highly successful diploma in radio studio production again this October at its media centre in Gort. The City & Guilds diploma is a 40 week course which aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the radio industry either at home or abroad. The course is due to commence on October 20 next. It stands out among other courses in that participants are trained for industry, by industry professionals. Anyone interested should register for the course at the local employment services or Intreo office. Training allowances are available to eligible students.
Mario Rosenstock has added a Castlebar date to his Gift Grub Live 3 national tour.
It is possible that when the 16 years-old Orson Welles embarked from the SS Baltic in Galway Bay in August 1931, he visited the Taibhdhearc theatre. In any event, he struck up a friendship with a Galway actor. Two months later he visited the Gate Theatre in Dublin, and went backstage to see his friend. Clearly impressed by what he saw, he left a note for its founding partners, Mícheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards, boldly proclaiming ‘Orson Welles, star of the New York Theatre Guild, would consider appearing in one of your productions, and hopes you will see him for an appointment.’
A young student from Westport will be studying her dictionary and fine-tuning her pronunciation skills in the coming months after being crowned the county’s spelling bee champ and winning a place in the provincial spelling bee final.
MARIO ROSENSTOCK, one of Ireland’s greatest satirists, impersonators, and comedians is bringing his new show Gift Grub Live 3 to Galway.