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WHETHER YOU know it or not, The Dan Band is the most popular wedding band in the world. Nobody can nail a 1980s classic better than Dan Finnerty as Galway will find out at this month's Vodafone Comedy Carnival.
There can be no greater horror for passengers and crew than facing death on a burning ship in a heavy sea, that was sinking by its bow. Which death would you choose? Stay on board and be burnt? Or chance your luck in the waves?
The loss of the PS Connaught, October 8 1860, launched to reverse the sliding fortunes of the J Orwell Lever’s Galway Line, was a severe blow to the company. Although the local press tried to make the most of the fact that of the 591 people on board, not one life was lost, the bad publicity soured the public towards the Galway Line, which was also in financial trouble.
PEDRO ALMODÓVAR's new film, Julieta; the new Irish film, VIVA, from director Paddy Breathnach; a feast of award winning French films; and movies about dogs needing a new home, kidnappings, women struggling for freedom; and a journey through the Colombian Amazon - this is what is in store from the Galway Film Society.
BILL BURR, the "undisputed heavyweight champ of rage-fueled humor", according to Rolling Stone , and "one of the funniest, most distinctive voices in the country", in the view of the New York Times, is in Galway in August.
The national premiere of Outside Mullingar, by Irish-American John Patrick Shanley will take place in Athlone Little Theatre on Sunday May 22, and will run until the following Saturday, May 28.
Over the past number of weeks the business people, voluntary groups, and clubs of Ballyhaunis have gathered together to form Ballyhaunis/GoBallyhaunis. Like every other rural town which has been affected by the economic downturn and the scars that it has left behind, the organising committee is eager to promote all that is good about Ballyhaunis. The first step was to create an umbrella brand under which they could organise themselves. They have done this with a very simple variation of the name Ballyhaunis incorporating the town colours red and black and a heart.
TWO OF Ireland's best loved actors, Mary McEvoy and comedian Jon Kenny, are coming to the Town Hall Theatre to star in John B Keane's much loved comedy, The Matchmaker.
LULU, ONE of opera's greatest and most dangerous femme fatales, will take audiences on a wild journey of love, obsession, and death when the eponymous opera by Alban Berg is screened in Galway.
The annual commemoration in memory of Fr Michael Griffin takes place this Sunday in Barna, proceeded by a memorial Mass in Barna Church at 12 noon.