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Cinema review: Spy

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IN 2011 Bridesmaids was the sleeper hit studios dream of. It cost $30 million went on to gross nearly $300 million. It made Kristen Wiig a star and finally gave Paul Feig the hit he had coming. He had a stellar TV career - Freaks and Geeks, The Office - but he fumbled his first two attempts at the big screen.

Cinema review: Kill the Messenger

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KILL THE Messenger is the remarkable story of how a reporter from the tiny San Jose Mercury News managed to scoop The Washington Post and the New York Times to one the CIA’s biggest controversies of the 1990s.

Born radical - Margaretta D’Arcy at eighty

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“You’re not meant to be here! You’re meant to be at home with a cat on your knee, listening to the radio!”, so said inmates in Limerick Prison and Mountjoy upon seeing Margaretta D’Arcy join them behind bars.

Former advisor to Hugo Chavez to give public lecture in Galway

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Professor James Petras, a senior political analyst and adviser on Latin American affairs in the US, and a former advisor to Hugo Chavez, is to speak in Galway.

Argo well worth seeing

ARGO is in the news this week after scooping the Best Film BAFTA and will probably have greater glory next week in LA. Directed by and starring Ben Affleck he pulls off a comical and brilliant performance.

Protests to greet Labour conference

Protesters against austerity measures; cuts to health, welfare, and education; the use of Shannon as a US military hub; the closure of St Francis’ Nursing Home; and rural issues, will converge on NUI Galway this weekend where Labour is holding its national conference.

Proposed Che Guevara monument leads to war of words

A war of words involving artist and designer Jim Fitzpatrick, controversial political campaigner Declan Ganley, and the Mayor of Galway Hildegarde Naughton has broken out over the proposal to erect a monument to Che Guevara in Galway.

New exhibition inspired by CIA experiments

PERFECT CONCUSSION (Watching You Dance) is the title of a new multi-media show which opens in the Galway Arts Centre tomorrow.

Le “Jazz Bar Aerobleu”.....Mon Oeil

“SATURDAY MARCH 15 (1947) Jean Pierre is yelling: ‘Merde Reb! An Ovaltine Martini, what the hell is that?’ ‘Bombay gin and Campari mixed with a dash of Ovaltine,’ I said. ‘Three shots and you sleep like a baby!’ which is true.”

AIT signs agreement with leading Brazilian university

Athlone Institute of Technology has signed an agreement with a leading Brazilian university which will promote student exchanges between Ireland and Brazil.

 

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