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Cora Staunton collected 1-7 as five-time winners Carnacon booked their place in a first All-Ireland ladies senior club final since 2013. The Mayo and Connacht champions made a potentially tricky All-Ireland semi-final against first-time Ulster winners St Macartan’s look relatively straightforward on Sunday, in front of a big crowd at Fr. Hackett Park, Augher.
IRISH COMIC Fred Cooke, best known from Republic of Telly, The Savage Eye, and The Liffey Laughs, headlines a charity comedy gig at NUI Galway on Monday.
THE HEALTH of the nation is a dominant theme at this year’s Galway International Arts Festival’s First Thought talks series, which features public interviews with three leading doctors.
Danny Dowling, the New Zealand born, Galway based comedian, noted how emigration to the islands saw “the English going to Christchurch, the Scots to Dunedin, and the Irish congregating around Timaru”.
When the smoke cleared at the Sabine Pass on September 8 1863, a narrow channel on the border between Texas and Louisiana, two Union ships, the USS Clifton and the USS Sachem, had their steam engines blown out. They had beached on the shallows, and had signalled their surrender. The remaining invasion fleet, and its 5,000 troops, had made a hasty retreat, giving an incredible victory to the 43 Irishmen at Fort Griffin.
TWO SHOWS not to miss at this year’s Galway Comedy Festival are the Mad Hatters Tea Party and Gunther’s Sunday Roast, featuring an eclectic, eccentric array of comics.
The contrast between the Tuam workhouse and the vibrant colours, blue skies, and the smell of exotic food of New Orleans in the 1840s could not have been more dramatic. To the eyes, ears and senses of two young Galway children it must have been jaw-dropping.
BRAND SPANKING New, the comedy night in the Róisín Dubh celebrating new and rising Irish comedy returns with RTE New Comedy Award acts.
COMEDY FANS and foodies are in for great laugh at two special lunchtime comedy shows in The Ruby Room of The King’s Head.
THE GREAT Máirtin O’Connor, along with singer-guitarist Seamie O’Dowd, and Tradiohead will play a charity concert in Monroe’s Live next week.