Search Results for 'Bryan McMahon'

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NUI Galway law school director appointed to Government working group

Dr Ciara Smyth, Director of the Doctoral Programme in the School of Law, NUI Galway, has been appointed to the government’s Working Group on Asylum.

The Mai, and ‘a fate you can’t escape’

GALWAY’S MEPHISTO Theatre Company will bring their exciting new staging of Marina Carr’s powerful play, The Mai, to the Town Hall main stage next week.

‘It’s the Town Hall that keeps me going’ says Mike Diskin as he battles cancer

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Next week sees the opening of John Patrick Shanley’s prize-winning play Doubt: a Parable at the Town Hall, a highpoint of the venue’s current season.

Theatre highlights of 2011

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AND SO another year winds down and, over a seasonal mince pie and mulled wine, we can reflect on the past 12 months of Galway play-going.

The long and winding road of The Honey Spike

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NEXT WEEK sees Galway’s Mephisto Theatre Company grace the Town Hall main stage with its welcome revival of Bryan McMahon’s powerful, though seldom seen, play The Honey Spike.

The Honey Spike – ‘a tale of trouble and wildness’

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THESE ARE the opening lines of Bryan McMahon’s wonderful play The Honey Spike which Mephisto Theatre Company is bringing to the Town Hall Theatre in a production featuring Galway’s finest actors and which marks the 50th anniversary of the play’s first staging at the Abbey.

RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival officially launched

The 2011 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival was officially launched at the Abbey Theatre on Wednesday night at a glittering reception attended by Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan. Guests also included Judge Bryan McMahon, chairman of the Board of the Abbey Theatre and RTÉ director general Noel Curran, as well as representatives from the participating groups, the festival’s organising committee, and other drama personalities. The event renews links with the National Theatre which go back to the early days of the festival when many Abbey notables adjudicated at or officially opened the festival.

High Court rules council not in breach of obligation to Travellers

The High Court has ruled that a joint motion passed by Galway city councillors amending a Traveller accommodation plan for Galway city did not breach the council’s legal obligations to address accommodation needs of Travellers in its area.

‘I was right’ says mayor

Galway City Council's autumn horribilis continued at the weekend when it lost the controversial High Court case over its handling of the €6.3 million funding for the Eyre Square renovation.

 

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