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Celeb spotting as Cannonball rolls into town this Saturday

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The Cannonball convoy is due to arrive in Galway city on Saturday as part of efforts to raise funds for the Laura Lynn House charity.

Coming to the Town Hall in 2012

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre will continue its high standards in presenting quality theatre, comedy, and music events to the public as a strong line-up of events has already been planned for the opening months of 2012.

Big Maggie rehearsals under way at Druid

THE FIRST day of rehearsals in Galway kicked off on Monday morning at Druid Lane Theatre for the 11 cast members of Druid’s production of Big Maggie by John B Keane, directed by Garry Hynes.

“I find theatre very exciting” Keith Duffy on Boyzone, Corrie and Druid

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Rehearsals are currently under way for Druid’s upcoming production of John B Keane’s Big Maggie and among the cast is Keith Duffy who plays the part of travelling salesman Teddy Heelin. At the end of Monday’s rehearsals, Duffy sat down to talk about the play and reflect on some of the highlights of his years in music, television, and performing. “I’m very lucky to have had the career that I have,” he states candidly. “As a teenager I wasn’t very ambitious, I was quite insecure and didn’t have much confidence in myself. Getting into Boyzone was the first bit of luck I’d had in life. And we didn’t really know what it was we were trying to create, whether it was a hit single or to sell out a big venue, we were all new to the business. Everything just seemed to happen naturally, it’s only looking back you realise how lucky we were.

Keith Duffy to star in Druid’s next major production

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BOYZONE SINGER and former Coronation Street star Keith Duffy will be among the cast members for Druid’s next big production - John B Keane’s Big Maggie.

Ex-Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll on life inside Britpop

IN THE early 1990s boy band and girl band acts dominated the British and Irish charts. Take That, The Spice Girls, East 17, and Boyzone sold millions of singles and were constantly on television.

€2.2million fundraising drive launched

One million Irish homes are to be asked to join “Just 2 Will Do” — Ireland’s biggest ever fundraising drive.

Electrical bike worth €3,000 up for grabs

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A €3,000 electric bike being ridden across 32 counties in 32 days in aid of Autism Ireland is to be raffled off for pick-up by the winner at the completion of the marathon journey. The raffle draw is set to take place at the Electric Picnic outdoor music festival on September 3 next.

Former Oasis guitarist Bonehead to play The Crane

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IN THE mid-1990s rock was in a perilous state as manufactured groups Take That, The Spice Girls, and Boyzone dominated the charts but a group of Mancunians called Oasis were about to bring guitar-based music back.

From Highway 61 along the N17 and onwards to 2009 with TG4's Daithi O'Se

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OVER THE past decade, Baile na hAbhann-based Irish language television station TG4 has produced many notable presenters including Grainne and Sile Seoige, Hector Ó hEochagáin, Aoife Ní Thuairisg, and Manchán Magan.

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