Search Results for 'Civil Rights'

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Mark Thomas - a dissenter’s challenge to the status quo

HE IS taking the British police to court over data collection; held a flash mob in Apple’s London store in protest against multi-nationals and tax avoidance; ran a pro-choice rally in Belfast; and is determined to get banned from every Tesco store.

Bernadette Devlin McAliskey’s extraordinary political journey

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SHE WAS the firebrand young MP from County Tyrone whose electrifying presence on the stage of Northern Irish politics in the late 1960s catapulted her to the forefront of the Civil Rights movement.

Comedy treat at the Linenhall

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The one and only Des Keogh delivers a one-man delight of comedy theatre in Confessions of an Irish Publican at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday June 8 and Tuesday June 8 at 8pm. Based on the work of one of Ireland’s best known storytellers John B. Keane’s Confessions of an Irish Publican, the lives of the inhabitants of Knockanee are brilliantly evoked in a tour de force performance by Des Keogh. Having premiered off-Broadway at New York’s Irish Rep Theatre, this hilarious one-man show sees the incomparable Des Keogh switch from character to character as he brings the play and its characters to life. Come and meet the publican MacMeer, the parish priest, the Reverend Mother, feisty Dublin woman Grace and many more…

Gospel choir, poetry and exhibitions at the Linenhall

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The hugely popular Castlebar Gospel Choir presents its great new show Songs of Freedom at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday June 17 at 8pm.

Des Keogh brings his one man comedy show to the Linenhall

The inimitable Des Keogh delivers a one-man delight of comedy theatre in Confessions of an Irish Publican at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday June 8 and Tuesday June 9 at 8pm.

 

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