Search Results for 'The times'

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‘Have you news of my boy Jack?’

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Such were the demands on many young men, not motivated by any political ideal, or heroic pressure, to fight for their king and country in 1914, but were driven by the sense of advtenture and excitement, that war often evokes in the hearts of young men, that they queued in their thousands to answer the call to arms. If unsuccessful, due to some physical deficiency (although medical check-ups were usually just a formality), family often used its influence to gain admission to the armed forces.

Dan Deacon and his 'teeming crackpot electronica'

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DAN DEACON is "a self-confessed pop weirdo who sits at the edge of pop and experimentation," according to The Guardian, who makes "teeming crackpot electronica" says The Times, and he plays Galway next week.

Book review: The Lonely Sea and Sky

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DERMOT BOLGER has been one of the central movers on the Irish Literary landscape since the early 1970s. Founder of the Raven Arts, now New Island Press, he published Paul Durcan’s first book and created a publishing platform for a generation of Irish poets.

Welcome To The Carnevil

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IT HAS been called "circus without a condom" by The Telegraph, "blood thirsty and burlesque" by The Independent, and "a bloody great night out" by The Times. This is Welcome To The Carnevil - The Circus Of Horrors 21st Anniversary Tour, which comes to The Black Box Theatre on Monday May 30 at 8pm.

Fred Cooke for Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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FRED COOKE describes himself as "honest, childlike and intrigued", but as stand-up comedy fans and anyone who watches Republic Of Telly knows, he should have added "very funny" to that list.

Nineteenth century Galway elections

Elections in the 19th century were a great deal more lively, entertaining, and violent than those of the present day.

Ó'Cuív to open Ballinrobe office next week

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With the general election on the horizon, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó'Cuív will open a new constituency office in Ballinrobe next week. The newly expanded Galway West constituency will take in a large chunk of south Mayo after the changes to constituency boundaries since the last general election in 2011.

Jason Byrne - 20 Years A Clown

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JASON BYRNE, 20 years in comedy, two decades of making Ireland and Britain laugh, and critical acclaim which has led The Times to declare him, "the outright king of live comedy". No wonder he is in a mood to celebrate.

Reginald D Hunter - back in Galway in 2016

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PROVOCATIVE, CONTROVERSIAL, insightful, challenging, and blisteringly funny, Reginald D Hunter is coming back to Galway next year with his new show, The Aluminum Negro.

Hayseed Dixie - hell raisin' for Halloween

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WHO THOUGHT hard rock, stadium rock, and blues-rock could be so effectively and thrillingly adapted and reimagined into the essence of traditional American folk music - bluegrass - but it has, brilliantly, for many years, by Hayseed Dixie.

 

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