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The wild (West) men of comedy

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THE LATE, great, and sadly missed Robin Williams once observed: “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” It is a sentiment taken to heart by two of Galway’s finest comedic performers - Aindrias De Staic and Paraic Breathnach.

Owen O’Neill - 'a true original” at the Comedy KARLnival

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ACCORDING TO The Scotsman, to call Tyrone comedian Owen O’Neill 'stand-up' "doesn't do him justice. This is genuine comedy from the gut, a true original”, as Galway will see next week.

Alison Spittle - Worrier Princess

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ALISON SPITTLE, one of the most popular of a new generation of Irish comedians is, as well as being very funny, also a terrible worrier. She worries so much she's decided to do a show about it. Now she's worried about making it a good show.

Neil Delamare - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner

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ONE DAY Neil Delamere's father asked him to help deliver the Meals on Wheels. He agreed, little knowing their lives would never be the same again - except for the bits of their lives that did not change.

The Mae Trio - two Galway shows

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THE MAE Trio, the Australian contemporary folk group, are coming to Ireland to promote their new album, Take Care Take Cover, and will play two dates in County Galway.

Damian Clark @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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MANY YEARS ago, Australian comedian Damian Clark came to Ireland, and he's never really been let leave since. This rambunctious and uplifting stand-up is back again, playing the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow.

'A powerful First World War story'

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A YOUNG soldier on the Western Front, Tommo Peaceful, as he awaits his execution by firing squad, looks back on the whole of his life. This is Private Peaceful, a deeply moving story by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo.

‘I’m a rambler, a roamer, a gypsy at heart’

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Midge Ure can look back on a 40 year musical career of no little achievement - co-creator of classic hit singles 'Vienna', 'Fade To Grey', and 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' and helping pioneer electro-pop with Ultravox and Visage - but this is only part of the Scotsman's story.

‘The work itself is magnetic, it draws me in’

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MENTION GALWAY to Eddi Reader, and the Scottish singer is likely to go into a rhapsody about the city and county - and with good reason, it’s a place that appreciates her voice and music; it’s somewhere she has played often; and a region of deeply personal significance for her.

Top comic Neil Delamere returns to Athlone

Top Irish stand-up, Neil Delamere has announced details of his brand new tour - Handstand - which is coming to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, on February 16, 2017.

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