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'I don't think you can approach anything without having as a consideration the representation of women'

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The Mai is a richly-woven story of four generations of women in one midlands family. At the centre of the household is The Mai, a 40-year-old woman torn between her wayward husband and her family’s happiness in a play that brims with passion and poetry, love and lyricism, heartache and hope.

'I’ve always loved working with Garry'

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REHEARSALS BEGAN this week for Druid Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Garry Hynes, and which runs at the Town Hall in the last week of September.

Baoite – 'a very human story'

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AMONG THE exciting new plays being premiered at GIAF is Darach Mac Con Iomaire’s Baoite at An Taibhdhearc, a co-production with Abbey Theatre in association with the arts festival.

Abbey Hotel hosts Pop Up Sale of Quality Hotel Furniture

After the recent refurbishment of the Roscommon Abbey hotel, many of their high quality hotel furniture will be up for sale at their very own pop up shop this July 1 and 2.

To Hell in a Handbag

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Coming to the Town Hall next Wednesday, September 6, is wickedly funny comedy To Hell in a Handbag, written, and performed by Helen Norton and Jonathan White and exploring two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest – Miss Prism and Canon Chasuble. A governess and a country rector; models of Victorian propriety in public, but in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of blackmail, false identity, and money that offers a subversively funny new take on a theatrical classic.

Franciscan and Poor Clare vocation more relevant than ever, says new guardian at the Abbey

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There is often debate about the definition of a profession or a vocation. To have a vocation for something is a sentence that is oft abused. In the main, a career or a profession is something that you have in order to support yourself and to contribute in some way to the good of the society. You don’t need to have an innate spiritualism to choose a career or a profession.

Liam Mellows and Craughwell had important wins last weekend

Galway city senior hurling side Liam Mellows had an important 1-16 to 0-14 victory over Cappataggle in a top table clash in their Senior A - Group 1 game last weekend.

The Galway International Arts Festival booking office now open

The 40th Galway International Arts Festival box office has officially opened on Forster Street, to complement the online booking facility.

Moonfish invited to develop work at The Abbey

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GALWAY THEATRE company Moonfish Theatre will be one of six companies which have been invited to develop work in the Abbey as part of the national theatre's new work-in-progress programme.

 

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