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The Hitchers play Strange Brew tonight

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IF YOU were an Irish indie-rock fan back in the 1990s, you will remember The Hitchers. Thanks to BBC Radio DJ Steve Lamac, they are undergoing something of a revival, which has prompted a new Irish tour.

Kiran Leonard tackling 'Western Culture' through music

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KIRAN LEONARD'S previous album, Derevaun Seraun, was his personal response to favourite pieces of literature. His new album, Western Culture, released last month via Moshi Moshi Records, sees him move from the personal to the political.

Author of The Cow Book to read in Gort Library tomorrow

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An honest and compelling account of embracing farm life, ‘The Cow Book’ by John Connell has become one of the most remarkable memoirs to come out of Ireland this year. As part the Burren Winterage Weekend, John Connell will read from his book tomorrow Friday October 26 between 3 and 4 pm at Gort Library. This event is supported by the Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative.

Countdown to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2018

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THERE IS little more than a week to go to the start of the 2018 Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway and this year’s star studded festival is shaping up to be an absolute belter.

Little John Nee at The Linenhall

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Little John Nee brings his legendary musical storytelling to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar with his latest show The Tea Dance on Thursday October 18 at 8pm.

Grace Petrie - 'I'm a socialist, feminist, lesbian, protest singer'

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“I'M A protest singer. Actually I’m a socialist, feminist, lesbian, left wing protest singer." With these words, Grace Petrie brought the house down at her performance at the 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival.

The Over The Edge Fiction Slam is back

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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 - Irish soul man for Róisín Dubh

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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 - how to explain Brexit to Americans

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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.

Colin Murphy brings his Bald Ambition tour to Westport

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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."

 

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