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Christopher MacArthur-Boyd - the future of Scottish comedy

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CHRISTOPHER MACARTHUR-BOYD is "a comedian on the ascent," according to The Skinny, who delivers a "comedy nerd’s informed tweaking of stand-up convention," says Chortle.co.uk.

Nicole Flattery launches debut short story collection

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ONE OF the most exciting new voices in Irish fiction is Galway based writer Nicole Flattery, whose debut short story collection, Show Them A Good Time, was recently acquired as part of a six figure UK deal.

Brexit a perennial topic as Irish rugby prepares for a future without mastermind Schmidt

Well it’s been a busy week again, but to begin this column this week I’m going to start on a gentler note.

The Hitchers play Strange Brew tonight

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IF YOU were an Irish indie-rock fan back in the 1990s, you will remember The Hitchers. Thanks to BBC Radio DJ Steve Lamac, they are undergoing something of a revival, which has prompted a new Irish tour.

Karl MacDermott to go Over The Edge

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KARL MACDERMOTT, the Galway born writer whose short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, was published earlier this year, reads at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library.

'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.

Chris Haze to play headline show at Monroe's

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IS CHRIS Haze the hardest working man in Galway, and indeed Irish, music? Probably, and after three years in which he has enjoyed a string of hits, this month finally sees him playing a headline, hometown gig.

Remi Harris ready to wow Castlebar

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Internationally renowned ace guitarist Remi Harris brings his dazzling talents to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, May 30, at 8pm.

Book launches at next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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FOUR NEW books will be launched at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering - poetry collections by Stephanie Conn, Robyn Rowland, and Kate Ennals, and a new short story collection from Rosemary Jenkinson.

 

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