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‘It turns the whole comedy gig format on its head’

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“THE WHEEL of Fortune, round it goes, where it stops nobody knows” goes the old fairground cry and for Jason Byrne’s new show that cry will be the maxim of the night, taking the audience and the comedian himself into uncharted, maybe even unchartable, territory.

Syd Arthur - neo-psychedelic quartet play Galway

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IN PSYCHEDELIC music, few figures as pivotal as Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett and Love’s Arthur Lee, so it is hardly surprising that both men should appeal to a quartet of Canterbury psych fans.

Bag a Bargain to aid the Alan Kerins African Projects

Bag a Bargain, a special charity event to aid The Alan Kerins African Projects, takes place on Sunday.

New signing Clarke is a great fit for Connacht

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Super Rugby winning co-captain Craig Clarke is Connacht’s latest and most significant signing for next season.

Syd Arthur for Strange Brew

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CANTERBURY WAS at the centre of English psychedelia in the late 1960s and early 1970s, being home to the melodic Caravan and the “out bloody rageous” Soft Machine.

First St Augustine’s pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella

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On a warm Saturday evening in a little town of Arzúa, about 40kms from Santiago de Compostella, a group of Galway pilgrims watched the local brass band competition. Led by their conductors three bands marched up the street, playing marching tunes.

Time is a Thief prepare to rock The Stables

If Scotland’s Biffy Clyro and Twin Atlantic met Trent Reznor halfway in Cork, Time Is A Thief could well be the kind of sound they would drag kicking and screaming into the world. Despite being together for a relatively short period of time, Time Is A Thief have already played with contemporaries such as Dinosaur Pile-Up, Twin Atlantic, and Canterbury, and have learned pretty quickly how to blast out a sharp-shock of astounding hard rock.

World cup winner signs for Connacht

Connacht Rugby has signed a new prop to replace the long-term injured former English international Robbie Morris.

Galway journalist sees earthquake horror at first hand

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At 4.35am on Saturday an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale rocked Canterbury. The quake, which was centred about 40km west of Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, was comparable to the Haiti quake in January.

MBE for Moate activist

An activist for the Travelling community in the south of England who originally came from Moate was awarded an MBE from Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday (March 11) for services to her community.

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