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NUIG Comedy Soc turns ‘January blues’ into January Laughs

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THE DARK days of January can be a dreary time of year but NUIG’s Comedy Soc, in association with Bank of Ireland, has the perfect antidote to those seasonal blues with January Laughs, an evening of top-notch comedy with some of Ireland’s leading laughmeisters.

Who is coming to the Róisín Dubh Comedy in 2019?

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IF COMEDY was a religion, Róisín Dubh would be Mecca, the Vatican, or Jerusalem. OK, maybe it is more like Knock, but one thing for sure, it is arguably the home of comedy in the west of Ireland.

Best New Year wishes as post Brexit news will continue to dominate the headlines

Now I know last week in the aftermath of Christmas I wished you all a Happy New Year. But I am compiling this on January 1, 2019, so I think it is only appropriate that I would repeat my New Year message to each and every one of my readers. I also have to say thanks to you all, because every day I go out I meet someone who has read my previous column and has a comment or two to make. So thank you for that.

Moxie are Strange Brew bound

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THEIR MUSIC has been described as having "irresistible, revolutionary energy" by The Irish Times, while the Irish Examiner called their songs "streetwise, fast moving, clever…full of superb moments".

Galway Advertiser editor to read at Over The Edge

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DECLAN VARLEY, the editor of the Galway Advertiser, will read from his new novel, The Confession of Peadar Gibbons, at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2018.

Fintan O'Toole to begin GIAF winter talks

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FINTAN O'TOOLE of The Irish Times, City of Thorns author Ben Rawlence, and former Galway West TD, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, are among the speakers for a new 'out of season' Galway International Arts Festival event.

Emmet Scanlan and What The Good Thought return to Galway

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IT HAS been a long time, but singer-songwriter Emmet Scanlan, and his band, What The Good Thought, make a very welcome return to Galway to play a show.

GIAF announce line-up for new Winter First Thought Talks programme

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Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) has announced the programme for its new Winter First Thought Talks discussion series, which will take place at NUI Galway later this month.

Joanne McNally - Wine Tamer

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JOANNE MCNALLY, Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, is coming to Galway, where she will perform her new show, Wine Tamer, in the Town Hall Theatre next weekend.

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.

 

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