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It’s the Real McCoy ready to roll into the Royal

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It is already being hailed as one of the funniest Irish comedy plays to ever hit the stage. After sell-out shows in Claremorris, Tubbercurry, and other venues as well as a US tour that includes Chicago and Milwaukee, Midwest Radio presenter Tommy Marren brings his action-packed play It’s the Real McCoy for two nights only to the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Thursday March 29 and Friday March 30.

Galway Arts Festival hit Misterman takes New York by storm

The runaway hit of this year’s Galway Arts Festival, Misterman, starring Cillian Murphy, opened last Sunday night in New York to standing ovations and rave reviews.

New ‘superhighway’ internet cable from US could create Mayo ‘Silicon Valley’

“The biggest news story in Mayo since Knock Airport” is how one insider described the revelation this week that a major dark fibre optic cable from Mayo to New York is set to be developed.

Chicago traffic cop refused to give sample to Gardai

A member of the Chicago Police Department who is in Mayo on holidays was disqualified from driving for four years at Claremorris District Court this week.

Louder Than a Bomb - teen slam poetry on screen

EVERY YEAR, more than 600 teenagers from more than 60 Chicago schools gather for the world’s largest youth poetry slam - Louder Than a Bomb.

Marketa Irglova plays St Nicholas’

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MARKETA IRGLOVA, who rose to prominence with her collaborations with Glen Hansard in The Swell Season and in the Oscar winning film Once, is coming to Galway.

Former gangster to speak as part of Tuam mission

A former London gangster is to speak to secondary school students and mass goers as part of Tuam’s parish mission which runs from October 8 to 14. Forty-five-year-old John Pridmore served two prison sentences in his teens and was a feared enforcer in the London underworld.

From Tinseltown to children’s theatre and Baboró

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Saturday Night Live and theatre shows for children might seem to be at the opposite ends of the performance spectrum - can you picture what Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi might have come up with in front of youngsters? - yet they spring from the same performance philosophies and ideas developed in Illinois in the 1920s.

Nuala Ní Conchuir and Gabriel Rosenstock event for Literary Festival

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Athlone Literary Festival is delighted to welcome to the festival writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir. Born in Dublin in 1970, Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a full-time fiction writer and poet, living in Ballinasloe.

Marketa Irglova to play Galway

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MARKETA IRGLOVA, who rose to prominence with her collaborations with Glen Hansard in The Swell Season and in the Oscar winning film Once, is coming to Galway.

 

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