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John Fothergill - a lively Geordie for the Róisín Dubh

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EMBARRASSING SEXUAL revelations, rural innocence, cocky insults, and slick banter - it can only be Geordie comic John Fothergill who headlines the Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh next week.

Ralph Fiennes in Antony and Cleopatra @ The Eye

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RALPH FIENNES, one of Britain's finest actors, who has appeared in such diverse films as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Schindler's List, and the Harry Potter series, is back on screens at The Eye Cinema.

Christabel Pankhurst in Galway

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Our image this week is of a newspaper advertisement for an extraordinary meeting that took place in the Town Hall 100 years ago today.

When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

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CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

Zoe Lyons brings hit show, Entry Level Human, to Galway

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ENTRY LEVEL Human, the latest show from British comedian Zoe Lyons, has been described by Chortle.co.uk as containing "hit after hit after hit from a stand-up who's very much operating at advanced level."

Gina Yashere - how to explain Brexit to Americans

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GINA YASHERE is best known as the British correspondent, explaining all things Brexit, on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and next month, she comes to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

Gort and St Thomas produce dominant displays after four-month break

Gort, St Thomas and Loughrea were the standout performers on a busy weekend of club hurling action as the Galway Senior Hurling Championship made a welcome return following a four-month hiatus.

Quality large detached family home in Oranmore

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Sherry Fitzgerald welcomes this large detached home located in Palmerstown, Oranmore, Co Galway to the market for sale by private treaty. Constructed in 2007, this family home is located on mature gardens with excellent parking space.

Vicky Phelan to be guest speaker at first of Oxygeneration talks next week

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The recently opened OxyGeneration clinic in Galway is to hold a series of free public talks over the next month, featuring well known speakers such as Vicky Phelan and Prof Dympna Waldron, Prof of Palliative medicine GUH/NUI Galway.

What the so called ‘empty frame’ may have looked like...

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Last month Galway Diary explored the sham legend that grew around the so-called ‘Empty frame’ on the wall of the Lynch’s Chapel, or Lady’s chapel, in the historic St Nicholas’ Collegiate church. The late Canon George Quinn pronounced that this was the very frame in which the Bishop of Clonfert, Walter Lynch’s sacred icon of the Madonna and Child once hung, before he was forced to flee just before the arrival of Cromwell’s soldiers in April 1652.

 

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