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Kilmuckridge Drama Group present The Weir

The Weir by Conor McPherson opens in a rural Irish pub with Brendan, the publican and Jack, a car mechanic and garage owner. The two begin to discuss their respective days and are soon joined by Jim. The three then discuss Valerie, a pretty young woman from Dublin who has just rented an old house in the area. Then Finbar, a businessman, arrives with Valerie.

‘It’s that inability of men in particular to communicate…’

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IT WAS the undoubted theatrical highlight of 2012 and it was named Best Production in The Irish Times Theatre Awards. Now DruidMurphy returns for a national tour commencing in Galway’s Town Hall Theatre.

Poet Martin Dyar’s ‘maiden voyage’

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THE KENNY Gallery recently hosted the launch of an outstanding debut poetry collection by West of Ireland poet, Martin Dyar.

‘Funny, lyrical and poignant’ - Garret Keogh on Port Authority

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ONE OF the definite highlights of the current Town Hall Theatre season is Decadent Theatre Company’s new staging of Conor McPherson’s Port Authority which starts a five-night run next week.

Programme announced for Athlone based 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival

Prosperous Dramatic Society will have the honour of opening the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival when the curtain rises at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone on Thursday May 3. With their production of Deadline by Robert Massey, the group hopes to follow on from their success at the event last year where they finished as runners-up.

Nine nights of drama in Claregalway

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Some of the finest amateur drama talent in the country will head to Claregalway from tonight (Thursday) March 15 when the Claregalway Drama Festival gets under way at the local community centre.

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.

KATS try out the Method

A large group of KATS members, old and new, assembled in the Ormonde Hotel at the end of last month for a method-acting workshop run by All-Ireland Drama-winning director Paul Walsh.

Frankie fares forth

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VOTED ONE of the top 10 plays of the last decade in the Sunday Times Critics Choice, Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer is a blackly funny, moving and spooky drama. Nomad Theatre Network and Decadent Theatre Company have now mounted a new production of this award-winning play which is coming soon to the Town Hall Theatre as part of a national tour.

All aboard for The Seafarer at Athlone Little Theatre

Gripping drama, hilarious dialogue, and scary supernatural elements are just some of the rich mix on offer at Athlone Little Theatre towards the end of this month, as the group launches one of the first ever amateur productions of Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer at the theatre in St Mary’s Place. The play opens on Friday February 25.

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