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POETRY SLAMS are common and there are always opportunities for poets to read their work aloud. Not so for fiction writers, which is why the annual Over The Edge Fiction Slam is such a welcome event.
BRIAN DEADY has been declared Ireland's "soul star" by The Irish Times; "our favourite act in Ireland” by Nile Rodgers of Chic; while The Guardian has called his music "stirring blues and gospel".
GINA YASHERE is best known as the British correspondent, explaining all things Brexit, on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and next month, she comes to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.
Top Irish stand-up Colin Murphy is making a break for the will-it-be-a-hard-or-soft-border to bring his new tour, which recently sold-out Northern Ireland venues as he would say "down south."
The secret life of Ireland's bogs will be revealed in a new exhibition in Mountbellew next month.
YOU KNOW Joel Dommett. He was a finalist in 2016’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here and appeared in BBC 3's Impractical Jokers and E4's Skins. The next time he appears will be on stage, marking the launch of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.
ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.
SHUFFLE!, GALWAY'S night of northern soul, blues, ska, Latin, boogaloo, r'n'b, and rock'n'roll is back this weekend at the Róisín Dubh, with DJ Dave Barry joined by Count Skylarkin.
NATHAN FAKE grew up in Necton, a village in the middle of Norfolk, he fell in love with music during his school years, and was turned on to electronica after hearing Aphex Twin and Orbital.
HE LEARNED uilleann pipes from Lunasa's Brian Vallely; is a three times All-Ireland Champion piper, and is the only Irishman to have won the BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year Award.