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‘I saved myself from being bullied with the plays I wrote’

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GALWAY HAS been enriched with many artistic immigrants down the years and among their number is Swedish playwright and translator Ann Henning Jocelyn.

Wordhaus - words, writing, digital, and ideas

PETER GRIFFIN likes to say “Roadhouse” at random moments, but in the Bierhaus on Henry Street, on Wednesday January 15, the key word will be ‘Wordhaus’.

Jack Wise and Joe Rooney to play Claremorris AFC fundraiser

Claremorris AFC have organised a special night of comedy, magic and music to raise funds for their club. Winner of the coveted Street Performance World Championships, Festival Performer Jack Wise has delighted audiences from as far as Canada to Kathmandu with his hilarious shows! Many Magicians master sleight of hand magic tricks but few develop any real comedic talent. Jack Wise has accomplished both! For over a decade he has entertained sophisticated audiences with his sharp humour and eye popping magic.

Gun technology developed in Athlone reaches White House attention

An Athlone company is behind the development of smart technology for guns which has caught the attention of White House officials.

Something special at Silver Wood Jewellery

Silver Wood Jewellery opened in High Street last July, offering a beautiful array of jewellery for every occasion.

Tickets for Joe Rooney up for grabs

Joe Rooney has been making people laugh for the last 15 years from places as far flung as Atlanta and Edinburgh, from Oman to Oslo, and from Dubai to Dublin, and now he is bringing his hilarious show to The Dalton Inn, Claremorris, on Saturday December 15 as part of the Claremorris Festive Festival of Comedy. With observations about everything from fatherhood to one armed chemistry teachers, his infectious enthusiasm leaves audiences of all ages in tears of laughter. Throw in a few hilarious musical interludes and you have a recipe for comedy genius. Tickets are €15 and are available from The Dalton Inn, Claremorris.

Parade of Olympians planned for Mullingar

Westmeath County Council has confirmed it is to host a triumphal homecoming for both Mullingar Olympians - John Joe Nevin and Joseph Murphy - on Monday evening (August 13).

Let the races begin, here and in London

And so as we enter Olympic week, we use Olympic parlance — the baton of craic that is perpetually on the move in Galway is passed on in the relay team of Johns. First John Killeen grabbed it and ran at a speed of knots, sailing through the field, the wind at his back to pass it on to John Crumlish who took it with a little artistic flourish, had it repainted while it was in his hand, juggled it through the air, airkissed it before seeing the third John awaiting on the cusp of the last 100, and with the white flag being hoisted into the air, he passed it on to John Maloney who will, with a ‘wild lep’, jump over the last fence and bring the Galway summer to the finishing line with the applause of the audience ringing in his ears.

Two-year ban imposed after Fagan comes clean

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Westmeath’s second-ever Olympian Martin Fagan (28) received a two-year ban from all competition this week after his prompt admission to doping offences.

Black Lips journey to the Arabia Mountain

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BLACK LIPS are known for their hell-raising, confrontational, punk and garage-rock, but on new album Arabia Mountain they are doing something a little different.


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