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Great anticipation ahead of premiere of Collins play

Next week sees the start of previews before the world premiere in Galway of The Chief — Jimmy Murphy's a new play that reveals the man behind the iconic figure of Michael Collins. Murphy has written some of the poignant Irish drama of the past few decades and there is great anticipation at how he is to treat the Collins story.

Live theatre returns to Ballina with decadent Eden

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Decadent Theatre Company is leading the way toward the resumption of live theatre and ambitious touring with a 20-venue national tour of Eugene O’Brien’s award-winning drama, Eden.

Gilgamesh - a short film, to premiere at Town Hall Theatre

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GILGAMESH, THE story of the ancient hero-king from the Middle East, and brilliantly reimagined by Macnas, will be screened as a short film in the Town Hall Theatre next week.

Decadent and the return of indoor theatre in Galway

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DECADENT THEATRE Company will lead the resumption of indoor live theatre in the city with its production of Kevin Barry’s There Are Little Kingdoms as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

Decadent returns with Marina Carr's The Mai

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AFTER 17 years together, Robert, husband of a teacher known as The Mai, leaves her. Her response is to decorate a dream house in the hope he will one day return. Four years later, he does.

Galway Simon, the early years

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The Simon Community takes its name from Simon of Cyrene who helped Jesus carry the cross. It was founded in London in 1963 by Anton Wallich-Clifford and a branch was set up in Dublin in 1969. Early in 1979, Frank O’Leary OFM spoke at a meeting in Galway entitled Poverty in Ireland about the work of Simon in providing shelter, friendship, and acceptance to homeless people. Two psychology students, Margaret Brehony and Kathy O’Grady, drew attention to the fact that there were rough sleepers in Galway too.


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