Search Results for 'the Sunday Independent'

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Record-breaking attendance and box office sales for GIAF17

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The 40th Galway International Arts Festival came to a close last Sunday evening following what has been the biggest festival to date, enjoying record-breaking box office and attendance figures.

Westend gastropub named in Ireland’s top twenty

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John Keoghs, The Lock Keeper in Galway’s westend has been named as one of Ireland’s Top 20 gastro pubs. The westend eatery and bar was named as one of the top gastro pubs in Ireland by Lucinda O’Sullivan for the Sunday Independent.

Danny O'Brien for Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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DANNY O'BRIEN is “genuinely, uproariously funny, with a huge stage presence and wicked timing” according to The Sunday Independent, while The Examiner called him "a serious young talent in the making".

Athlone Extrusions up for sale

Plastics business Athlone Extrusions is now up for sale, according to a report last weekend in the Sunday Independent.

The Three Tenors to play Town Hall Theatre

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THE THREE Tenors, whose concerts have been called "fabulous, high-calibre...soulful" by the Sunday Independent, and a "knockout’’ by the New York Times, return to Galway this month.

Northern Ireland, Brexit, the US and everything else

Well, as we said last week, a general election for Northern Ireland is now laid out for March 2.

Holding firm in this season of reflection

As I am writing this and talking with you all, we are in the throes of the last frenzied days leading up to the festival of Christmas.

Mr Pussy to attend tomorrow's GASS clubnight

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MR PUSSY, "the doyen of Irish drag queens...the original of the species," according to the Sunday Independent, will be in Galway tomorrow to attend GASS - The Great and Secret Show.

‘The old lady was a holy terror’

Ireland’s greatest short story writer is probably the late Frank O’Connor (1903-1966). Born in Cork city, his autobiography An Only Child (1961) is ironically a celebration of his vivacious but fastidious mother, and their survival from his alcoholic, and at times brutal, father.

Summer moves on and the Games are here!

It is August now and already in Dunnes Stores and other supermarkets I see the jotters, copybooks, pencils, and schoolbags all being laid out for display and purchase. I imagine if I was a child in primary school and going around with my mother shopping, I would hate those counters and I would be dragging her away from them, because of course it means that going back to school is not that far off.

 

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