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Gurinder Chadha Directors Masterclass at Galway Film Fleadh 2019

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The 31st Galway Film Fleadh are pleased to announce Gurinder Chadha will be the subject of this year’s Directors Masterclass, supported by Screen Skills Ireland.

Galway Film Fleadh announce 2019 Masterclasses

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Galway Film Fleadh have announced the subjects of their 2019 Masterclasses in the fields of Screenwriting, Directing and Acting. The annual series of Masterclasses will this year feature actor Will Forte, writer/director Allison Anders and writer/director Gurinder Chadha, imparting their experience to professionals and trainees in their field, as part of the 2019 Galway Film Fleadh (July 9-14, 2019).

Acclaimed folk singer Daoirí Farrell to play the Róisín Dubh

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THERE ARE few folk/trad musicians in Ireland today as acclaimed and admired as Daoirí Farrell. Indeed, Dónal Lunny has called him "one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade".

State examinations in full flow as quest for Tory leadership continues

The weather has turned particularly uncertain for high summer. I for one am very glad, and I’m sure many other people are, that it has turned cool and uncertain. It seems that always we have heatwave weather when students are doing their Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, and how difficult it must be for them as they swelter with their thoughts and their writings in the examination hall and the sun beams in the windows, leaving them with the feeling that they should be out enjoying it. But the cooler weather has meant it is easier for them to concentrate.

'A small, fast ferry in the west; it would be right up your street'

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A WELL Spent Smile is the title of an engaging collection of poetry recently published by Robert Hilton, captain of The Aran Flyer ferry. The ups and downs of Hilton’s long seafaring life infuse poems that are sometimes funny, sometimes serious, and constantly a pleasure to read.

Micky Bartlett - rising comedy star for the Róisín Dubh

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ARMAGH NATIVE Micky Bartlett is a comedian on the up, with a career gathering serious momentum through his critically acclaimed stand-up shows, as well as his appearances on BBC NI’s Monumental.

June 6 – The day democracy returned to Europe

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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.

Album review: Joan As Police Woman

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A MAMMOTH 43 tracks, spanning 13 years, including two new recordings, as well as 10 tracks recorded for a BBC6 Music session, this is as expansive and exhaustive a Joan As Policewoman anthology as is possible.

JJ Whitehead to headline the Comedy KARLnival

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JJ WHITEHEAD has "a genuine gift for saying the most outrageous things in the most disarmingly charming fashion”, according to the Toronto Sun, and is “intensely likeable, seriously funny," says The List.

Mikel Murfi - The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

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THE MAN In The Woman's Shoes, Mikel Murfi's multi-award winning one man show, described as "a miniature masterpiece” by The Times, returns to Galway's Town Hall Theatre.

 

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