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The highest ranking member of US military to resign over the Iraq war, Col Ann Wright, will speak at a public meeting in Galway next week.
SCOTLAND’S INTERNATIONALLY-feted Visible Fictions Theatre Company are en route to Galway for the Baboró Festival to bring their ebullient staging of the epic adventures of Jason and the Argonauts.
FOLLOWING ITS world premiere production last year, the smash hit sell-out show Guerilla Days in Ireland is now coming to the Town Hall Theatre. It tells the gripping story of Tom Barry, legendary commander of the IRA’s West Cork Flying Column in the War of Independence. The play is adapted by Neil Pearson from Barry’s classic memoir, Guerilla Days in Ireland, published in 1949 and one of the finest first-hand accounts of this momentous period in Irish history.
It was reading Owen Barfield’s History in English Words many years ago that first made me realise words are like the artefacts – the shards of shattered pottery, the unearthed house foundations, or the elaborate tombs filled with grave goods - the archaeologist uses to reconstruct the past. Or, as Barfield put it:
This Saturday is International Human Rights Day and to mark the date the Galway Alliance Against War is organising an evening of films in the Nuns Island Theatre.
Anti-war groups across Ireland have welcomed the inauguration of “an anti-war President” in Michael D Higgins, saying it should help “further the cause of peace”.
The Galway Alliance Against War will mark the 10th anniversary of its foundation this Sunday with a peace convoy from Galway to Shannon Airport.
TOM PAXTON, one of the enduring legends of American folk music, is coming to the Town Hall at the end of this month for what promises to be a real treat for concert-goers.
Ceann 2011, is an exhibition being held in the historic setting of Shankill Castle in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival. The exhibition will take place in the castle and stable yard with a wide range of art on display; including painting, etching, sculpture, writing and documentaries about Irish architecture.
SINGER, SONGWRITER, spoken-word artist, publisher, radio DJ, actor, globetrotter, TV documentarist and social campaigner; not for nothing has Henry Rollins being described as a ‘post-punk renaissance man’.