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US presidential election victor Barack Obama is the ‘real deal’, according to Green Minister Eamon Ryan, who visited Kilkenny this week.
THE PILLOWMAN, by the award-winning dramatist and Golden Glode and BAFTA winning screenwriter Martin McDonagh, will be performed in Galway next week.
OVER THE past 18 months Offaly has very much been thrust into the international spotlight as the ancestral home of Barack Obama. Prior to the new US president though, the Faithful County’s best known ambassador was singer-songwriter Mundy.
The man who was made famous by Fr Ted, Ardal O’Hanlon will be taking to the stage in Castlebar on Friday September 18. O’Hanlon is a founding father of modern Irish stand-up since he helped form Dublin’s Comedy Cellar in 1990. Ardal has a slew of comedy awards (and a BAFTA) to his name. Thanks to Father Ted, My Hero, and Big Bad World, O’Hanlon is immediately recognisable, but his incredible stand-up talent is perhaps less well known. A million miles from the naive persona of Father Dougal, O’Hanlon’s stand up is dark, sharp, and excruciatingly funny.
STAND-UP comedy in Ireland has become more and more popular in recent years and going to a comedy club show is an essential part of any social calendar.