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A motion proposing a memorial arch, first put forward in the 1930s and supported by Hollywood stars like John Wayne in the 1950s, commemorating the men and women who took part in the struggle for Irish independence between 1916 and 1923, has once again come before the Galway City Council.
Sixty six years ago tomorrow, on July 17 1949, Seapoint Ballroom was officially opened by Joe Costelloe, Mayor of Galway, at 10pm.
DELORENTOS CONTINUE their ascent as one of Ireland’s finest, and most popular, bands with a ‘Róisín Dubh presents...’ show at Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill, this Saturday at 8pm.
THE HIGH KINGS are coming back to Galway to play a ‘Róisín Dubh presents...’ concert at the Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill, on Saturday January 17 at 8pm.
“THE WHEEL of Fortune, round it goes, where it stops nobody knows” goes the old fairground cry and for Jason Byrne’s new show that cry will be the maxim of the night, taking the audience and the comedian himself into uncharted, maybe even unchartable, territory.
“You don’t wanna mess with that dude. Give him the microphone, let him sing, then get the f**k out of his way.” So said Dave Grohl about singer-songwriter Mark Lanegan who is coming to Galway in the New Year.
THE WATERBOYS are to return to Galway for the third time in a year to play a major concert. A mesmerising live experience, the last two shows were about past triumphs, but this upcoming show is very much about the future.
KEVIN BRIDGES, the Scottish comedian described by fellow Scot Billy Connolly as “brilliant”, by The Guardian as a “comedy prodigy”, and by the Daily Mirror as “a MUST-SEE act” is coming to Galway next year to play two shows.
AFTER 19 highly successful years, The Beautiful South called it a day in 2007 humorously citing “musical similarities” as the reason for the split. It marked the close of the second chapter of band leader Paul Heaton’s career - his first having been as leader/singer of The Housemartins - opening the way for his ‘third act’, that of solo artist.
MARK LANEGAN, the American singer-songwriter, former Screaming Trees vocalist, and collaborator with The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli and former Belle and Sebastian vocalist Isobel Campbell, returns to Galway in January.