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Unmissable Mike Murfi play at Westport Town Hall

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After four years of trying to lock him down for a date to perform in Westport Town Hall, Irish actor-writer Mikel Murfi finally brings his enormously big-hearted and ridiculously energetic one-man show “The Man in The Woman’s Shoes” to Westport on January 16 and 17.

The Matchmaker by John B Keane returns to Westport Town Hall

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THE MATCHMAKER based on the novella “Letters of a County Matchmaker” by JOHN B. KEANE, one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers, returns to the Town Hall Theatre, Westport on Saturday, October 6th at 8pm.

Poet Steve Luttrell - the Maine man

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THE AMERICAN poet and editor Steve Luttrell's first visit to Ireland will see him read at the Over The Edge Writers Gathering at Galway City Museum on Friday May 13 at 8pm, along with local poets Stephen Byrne and Eileen Ní Shuilleabháin.

New county buildings in Mullingar win OPUS 2009 – Architecture and Construction Award

Westmeath County Council’s new county buildings in Mullingar have won the 2009 OPUS Architectural and Construction Award for the category of buildings over €20 million. The new county buildings were opened on June 11 and marked the culmination of a two year construction project which has been completed on budget. The new buildings provide significant improvements in public services in an environmentally friendly manner.

An American dream in a town called Lewiston

There was a famous fight in this town in the state of Maine, once upon a time. Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay — later Muhammed Ali — came to Lewiston to fight for the heavyweight championship of the world. John Delahunty remembers the excitement in town. He now runs a legal firm. On this evening of November 4 2008 he is working in a voluntary capacity. He is keeping an eye on election polling stations for the Democrats. “Right across there in the town sports centre. That’s where it all happened,” says John. “It was the mid 1960s.”

 

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