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STEWART LEE will bring his new show, A Room With A Stew to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway in October, while Northern Irish comedian Patrick Kielty will also stage his show during the festival.
MOHSEN MAKHMALBAF, the Iranian film-maker who spent four and a half years in a political prison during the regime of Mohammad Reza Shah, will attend this year's Galway Film Fleadh, and receive the fleadh’s highest honour - the Galway Hooker Award.
With just seven weeks to go Body&Soul Festival - which takes place in Ballinlough Castle - has announced even more acts taking to the 2015 main stages. A mix of cutting-edge new talent and reunited fan favourites, this year’s programme lifts the lid on a summer sizzler festival set.
Achill is preparing to once again celebrate its links with the Nobel Prize winning German writer Heinrich Böll during the first weekend in May.
SHE HAS won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film - all without moving her lips.
Film Mayo was delighted to have internationally renowned film director Pat O’Connor as its special guest for the launch of Film Mayo, which took place before Christmas. Pat has a very special relationship with Mayo since filming The Ballroom of Romance in Ballycroy in the early eighties. He has very fond memories of his time in Mayo, particularly the warmth of the people in Ballycroy. The reason that Pat agreed to be the special guest at the launch of Film Mayo was because of the affection he holds in his heart for Mayo. During his recent visit Pat talked of how shooting in Mayo was a very special time for him and one of the most fulfilling experiences that he has ever had film-making.
A new drive to develop Mayo as a serious player in the film and television industry is being launched on Monday.
THE PEOPLE behind such animated films as Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Coraline, The Secret Of Kells, and Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble will attend the Galway Film Centre’s annual film and TV seminar on November 27 and 28.
Beau Willimon, writer and executive producer of House of Cards, BAFTA winning producer Claire Jennings, and the Oscar nominated Finola Dwyer are coming to Galway for the Galway Film Centre’s Annual Film & TV Seminar, in the Connemara Coast Hotel on Thursday November 27 and Friday 28.
Josh Olson, the scriptwriter of the 2005 film A History of Violence, directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen, is coming to the Galway Film Fleadh.