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The lonely boy who landed on our shore

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It is possible that when the 16 years-old Orson Welles embarked from the SS Baltic in Galway Bay in August 1931, he visited the Taibhdhearc theatre. In any event, he struck up a friendship with a Galway actor. Two months later he visited the Gate Theatre in Dublin, and went backstage to see his friend. Clearly impressed by what he saw, he left a note for its founding partners, Mícheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards, boldly proclaiming ‘Orson Welles, star of the New York Theatre Guild, would consider appearing in one of your productions, and hopes you will see him for an appointment.’

Galway actor to appear on Sky One Christmas film

CHRIS O’DOWD, best known for playing Roy Trenneman in The IT Crowd, and his brother John O’Dowd, a Galway based actor, will both appear on Sky One this Christmas.

Galway actor scoops Edinburgh Fringe award

The Galway based actor, writer, and musician Aindrias de Staic has won a ThreeWeeks Editors’ Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his new show The Year I Did The Leaving.


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