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Big Maggie rehearsals under way at Druid

THE FIRST day of rehearsals in Galway kicked off on Monday morning at Druid Lane Theatre for the 11 cast members of Druid’s production of Big Maggie by John B Keane, directed by Garry Hynes.

“I find theatre very exciting” Keith Duffy on Boyzone, Corrie and Druid

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Rehearsals are currently under way for Druid’s upcoming production of John B Keane’s Big Maggie and among the cast is Keith Duffy who plays the part of travelling salesman Teddy Heelin. At the end of Monday’s rehearsals, Duffy sat down to talk about the play and reflect on some of the highlights of his years in music, television, and performing. “I’m very lucky to have had the career that I have,” he states candidly. “As a teenager I wasn’t very ambitious, I was quite insecure and didn’t have much confidence in myself. Getting into Boyzone was the first bit of luck I’d had in life. And we didn’t really know what it was we were trying to create, whether it was a hit single or to sell out a big venue, we were all new to the business. Everything just seemed to happen naturally, it’s only looking back you realise how lucky we were.

Ironman organisers on the lookout for volunteers

There is now just under a month to go until the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Ireland Triathlon race takes place in Salthill, and the organisers are looking for members of the public to get involved as volunteers.

Celebrity teams go head to head at the inaugural Ironman Ireland next month

Some of Ireland’s most popular celebrities will find themselves in unchartered water this September as they take part in the first IRONMAN IRELAND 70.3. Famous faces such as Today FM’s Ray D’Arcy and Jenny Kelly, singer Brian Kennedy, and TV presenters Gráinne Seoige and Katherine Thomas will all be seen participating in the IRONMAN 70.3 Team Relay. Roseanna Davidson and Keith Barry will also be in attendance to support the teams who all train at the same gym, Byrne Fitness in Dublin. Indeed Paul Byrne and Keith Duffy will both be competing on behalf of Irish Autism Action.

Druid prepares for third US visit of 2011

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Druid Theatre Co will make its third and final visit of 2011 to the USA when it presents its staging of Sean O’Casey’s The Silver Tassie in New York.

Keith Duffy to star in Druid’s next major production

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BOYZONE SINGER and former Coronation Street star Keith Duffy will be among the cast members for Druid’s next big production - John B Keane’s Big Maggie.

Notes for the season

In order to be taken seriously in this climate, we have gone back to the notion that keeping up personal appearances is important. To be taken seriously at work, or indeed when looking for work, everyone is upping their game to remain competitive.

Winning Westmeath athletes honoured in civic reception by council

Westmeath County Council hosted a civic reception on Monday to mark the recent sporting achievements of four Westmeath athletes.

€2.2million fundraising drive launched

One million Irish homes are to be asked to join “Just 2 Will Do” — Ireland’s biggest ever fundraising drive.

Leading Irish photographer to sign new book in Brown Thomas

Leading Irish photographer Barry McCall is launching his new book PHO20GRAPHY and he is coming to Brown Thomas this Saturday from 2pm to 4pm where he will sign copies.


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