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'I think that still makes me Europe’s fastest joke teller'

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“IT'S BEEN about 20 years since I last played Galway,” Tim Vine begins our interview, and that is before I have even got the chance to ask him a question. “I was just looking through my diaries; I’ve got every diary I kept ever since I started doing comedy so it will be listed here somewhere, I just can’t find it right now.”

Tim Vine, the Sunset Milk Idiot, comes to Galway

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For the first time ever, the master of the one-liner himself – Tim Vine – is bringing his stand-up tour to eight venues in Ireland, including Galway's Town Hall Theatre on Wednesday September 5.

Top-notch trio for theatre’s ‘Little Gem’

Athlone Little Theatre has announced details of its upcoming production, Little Gem by Dublin playwright, Elaine Murphy.

Pumpgirl and ‘a sense of speed’

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IT HAS been seven years since Decadent Theatre Company last featured in the Galway International Arts Festival so its presence in this year’s programme is very welcome; all the more so as the company is staging Abbie Spallen’s award-winning Pumpgirl.

Johnny Candon @ Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

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HE HAS appeared on Russell Howard's Good News, Revolver, The Sketch Show, and Mock The Week, and now he is coming to Galway to play the Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night.

Paul McVeigh to read at Over The Edge

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AWARD WINNING Belfast short story writer, Paul McVeigh will be the main reader at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 26 at 6.30pm.

Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh set to expand in 2016

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IT ARRIVED last September with a name people thought was a typo, but as soon as they said it out loud, the penny dropped, and it made perfect, quirkily comedic, sense. Since then it has been onwards and upwards for the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh.

Piaf - celebrating the little sparrow's centenary

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EDITH PIAF was born 100 years ago this year in the Belleville neighbourhood of Paris, and although she died more than half a century ago, her songs and her remarkable voice will never perish.

'Mam eventually accepted my sartorial elegance'

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WHEN AL Porter emerged on to the stage of the Spiegeltent, an opening act on the opening night of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway last October, he was little known. Fifteen minutes later, those present knew they would never forget him, and that a new star of Irish comedy had announced his arrival.

David McSavage to play the Roisin Dubh 

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David McSavage is one of Ireland’s most popular comedians. His cutting commentary and performances cover all aspects of life, and nothing is safe from his truth induced interpretations.

 

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