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Comedy fest shows not to miss

TWO SHOWS not to miss at this year’s Galway Comedy Festival are the Mad Hatters Tea Party and Gunther’s Sunday Roast, featuring an eclectic, eccentric array of comics.

Clonbur woman’s slow boat to America in her battle against cancer

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Eight years ago in May 2005, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. At the time I was diagnosed, I wasn't to know having undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and beating the cancer, that I would be left with very severe and long-term side effects from the treatment. The last eight years have been an ongoing battle with many hospitalizations and suffering. I didn't think the discovery of my illness would someday lead me from a small town in Ireland to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. But here I am.

Concert to celebrate the songs of Gillian Welch

THE GREAT American country and folk singer-songwriter Gillian Welch recently released her new album The Harrow & The Harvest.

US choir concert for St Nicholas church fund

An American university choir will perform a charity concert in aid of St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church Fund on Wednesday May 18 at 8pm.

Top act to play Cleere's Theatre this weekend

Cleere’s Theatre is the venue of choice this Sunday for two highly acclaimed artists, who will be bringing their own unique sounds to Kilkenny’s music scene.

Tom and Laura and Tennessee’s Menagerie

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ONE OF the high-points of the current Town Hall Theatre season hits the stage next week with Tennessee Williams’s autobiographical memory play, The Glass Menagerie.

Villagers - Conor O’Brien cruises into pole position with Villagers

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CONOR J O’BRIEN first came to national attention with The Immediate. The avant-garde quartet became the toast of the Irish music scene with their debut album In Towers and Clouds in 2006 which was nominated for the Choice Music Prize.

Brendan Benson Detroit rock city man

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BRENDAN BENSON was born and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan, a suburb of the port city of Detroit. The city is known as the world’s centre of the automobile industry, but it is even more famous for its music.

American country takes over The Stables

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Country young guns The Cherokee Chicks play support to the veteran country music band Tennessee Breakdown in Mullingar’s The Stables next Thursday July 15.

The root and branch of country music with Philip Donnelly

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HUNDREDS OF years ago the music played on Scottish and Irish fiddles combined with Spanish guitar, Italian mandolin, and West African banjo in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of America.

 

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