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A week of enthralling entertainment awaits as Athlone Musical Society grace the Dean Crowe Theatre stage with their production 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.'
“Being a football manager is like living on a volcano: any day may be your last” - Arsene Wenger
Paul and Mary Grealish of The King’s Head Bistro in Galway’s Latin Quarter, together with Ronan Scully of Self Help Africa, are hosting a special International Women’s Day lunch in aid of Self Help Africa on Sunday March 8.
AFTER FIVE hotly contested heats, the grand final of Show Me The Funny at The King's Head takes place on Monday February 24, with 11 of the freshest new comedic talents vying to win the top prize.
Living in Ireland during the mid 17th century was a frightening and a bloody time. Following the extreme political crisis that resulted in civil war in England, Ireland was plunged into a period of despair that would lead to the surrender of Galway, and the beginning of its gradual demise. The invasion by Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army, a ruthless exterminating machine, in 1649, led by Cromwell himself, not only destroyed all military opposition, besieged and ransacked towns, and imposed harsh penal laws on Catholic survivors, but it changed the demographic of the cities and lands with the resettlement of faithful Cromwellian generals, and their families. And in a new twist: tens of thousands of Irish people were transported to plantations in the West Indies, and elsewhere.
THE LAST two places in the final of Show Me The Funny will be up for grabs in the fifth heat of the popular comedy competition takes place at The King's Head on Mon February 17.
JASON BYRNE is Wrecked But Ready. It has been a tough past 12 months for the comedian, but he is determined to move on, determined to laugh, and ready to finally celebrate.
IN 1798 three major ideas erupted into Irish politics and thought – Irish Protestants created Irish Republicanism and asserted that Irish people had the right to self-determination; and that Irishness itself could – should – be a broad and inclusive identity.
THE PENULTIMATE heat of Show Me The Funny, Ireland's longest running and most wide reaching comedy competition, takes place this Monday [February 10] at The King's Head.