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Has Jack Taylor met his match?

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JACK TAYLOR was always a man with few close friends. These days he has none. Stewart is dead and Ban Garda Ridge has had enough of him, but the whiff of sulphur around this former guard turned vigilante for hire, is always enough to lure people to him.

Performance courses with Trading Faces

Trading Faces has been running performance courses in Galway since 1993. The school gives young people (five to 18 years) the opportunity to explore performance skills for stage. Workshops are run in acting, singing, and dancing, and are both lively and enjoyable.

Connemara’s Answer To Ken Bruen

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THESE DAYS, if an aspiring author is a good editor of his/her own work, and has a talent for self-promotion, it is possible to flog as many copies of a self-published effort – with a little help from Amazon – as the average first book of literary fiction from a mainstream publisher would sell the traditional way.

Anne McCabe says ‘Fáilte isteach’ to An Taibhdhearc

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A NEW era at An Taibhdhearc was formally unveiled at a reception on Monday, ushering in new artistic director, Anne McCabe, and disclosing details of this year's programme.

Moving statues and the rural vernacular

THE MOMENTOUS Irish summer of 1985, with its spate of religious apparitions, is revisited in Gerry Conneely’s new comedy, The Year of Moving Statues, which comes to Druid Theatre next week.

Moycullen actress lands lead role in new Irish film

Moycullen actress Emma Eliza Regan has been cast in the lead role for a major new Irish film which is to be shot in County Kerry.

Adult stage school and casting agency

If you are over 21 and would be interested in dabbling in some acting, singing, or dancing, then you should enquire about the adult stage school drafted up by Trading Faces later this month. An experience in the performance arts is not a requirement and the course serves as an introductory programme into the world of acting with games and exercises. The training will also incorporate the technique required for screen acting using scenes from films. The same procedure will apply for stage acting instructions.

‘My imagination is Galway-shaped’

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IN BALLINASLOE train station two men sit and wait. One is Jude, a London-Irishman who has been involved in wild adventures and outrageous scrapes. Beside him sits a man who may well be his match.

A tribal book hamper for Christmas

THE NUMBER of books produced by Galway publishers or written by Galway authors over the last number of months has been as prolific as it has been varied and allows the Galway reading public the ideal opportunity to support local presses and writers, thus celebrating the scribes of their native city.

Ballinasloe Literary and Heritage Day to be held next weekend

Ballinasloe Booksuckin’ Book Club is hosting its inaugural Literary and Heritage Day on Saturday November 19. It is a great opportunity for young and not-so-young to investigate the art of story writing and to embrace the heritage of the local community. Whether it’s autobiographies or fiction, there is a story to be told within everyone.

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