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Bryan Adams is bringing his Bare Bones tour to Castlebar

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Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, who wowed audiences at this year’s Westport Festival, is coming back to Mayo and will be taking to the stage in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar next month. Bryan Adams will be bringing his Bare Bones acoustic tour to the stage in Castlebar on Tuesday September 16. Tickets priced at €49.50 including booking fee will go on sale this Monday, August 18, at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and on www.ticketmaster.ie.

Hollywood came to Galway

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The renowned film actor, and patron of the Galway Huston School of Film, Anjelica Huston, was born in Los Angeles on July 8 1951. The news of her arrival was promptly cabled to the post office of Butiaba, in western Uganda. Two days later a barefoot runner bearing a telegram finally arrived at Murchison Falls, on the Nile, deep in the heart of the Belgian Congo, where The African Queen was being filmed.

The Duke avoids a shootout at Ó’Máille’s

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Tom Grealy, the well known Galway accountant and music aficionado, remembers as a schoolboy the day John Wayne rode into the town. In 1951 Wayne, probably the best known cowboy actor of his day, was in Cong filming The Quiet Man. The film, somewhat surprisingly, remains a world -wide favourite. More than half a century later, it is still regarded by many film makers as the ‘perfect told story’. The involvement of local people among its star studded cast, which included Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, and Arthur Shields, all at the peak of their careers at the time, won their lasting affection. The occasion is still celebrated in Cong today.

The Sound Of Music

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre will come alive with The Sound Of Music when Sean and Brian Powers’ Twin Productions bring the much-loved musical to the venue for a five night run from August 14 to 18.

Oscar fashion designer gives boost to local charity

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An exclusive gift for that someone special is up for grabs at this year’s annual Charity Gala Ball in aid of local heart and stroke charity Croí which will take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel Galway on Friday March 22.

Fishamble’s production Forgotten to benefit COPE Galway

COPE Galway is to benefit from a theatrical performance in the city next week, when Fishamble present Forgotten, a solo piece for theatre which explores four characters, between the ages of 80-100 years old, who reside in care facilities and retirement homes.

Galway Film Fleadh qualifies for Oscar status

The Galway Film Fleadh has been accepted as a qualifying festival in the Academy Awards Short Film category, meaning short films shown at the fleadh have a chance at an Oscar nomination.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are coming to Castlebar

Jools Holland is a pianist, a composer and presenter who is selling millions of records, bringing the Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra all over the world playing to more than 300,000 fans every year. His achievements did not go unnoticed and in June 2003 he was awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are coming to Castlebar

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Jools Holland is a pianist, a composer and presenter who is selling millions of records, bringing the Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra all over the world playing to more than 300,000 fans every year. His achievements did not go unnoticed and in June 2003 he was awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

‘All about a man trying to get a woman into bed.’

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