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Plenty of new talent showcasing at The Snug Bar in 2015

Tonight, Thursday January 15 sees 16 Hours of Flight making their debut appearance in The Snug. They are a modern/classic rock band set up in 2014 with Lorraine Perry on vocals, Stanley Oliver on guitar, Carol Griffin on bass, and Daniel Lima on drums.

Continue the festive fun at The Snug

There’s plenty of great live music planned for The Snug between now and New Year’s Eve starting with Hoppy Bar Stars taking to the stage from 6-8pm on St Stephen’s night. They are followed by Toxic Twins at 10pm.

Spectacular music line-up at The Snug Bar this bank holiday weekend

Tonight, Friday August 1,The Snug Bar is the perfect place to kick off your bank holiday weekend with Macey South. For those not already familiar with this popular Athlone band, Macey South is a young, energetic three-piece made up of brothers Keith and Liam Flynn and Conor Irwin. Their original mix of traditional Irish music and rock ‘n’ roll never fails to get an audience on their feet. The band’s energy is comparable to The Pogues and Horslips. The instruments range from accordion to electric guitar, with a rasping acoustic guitar and drums driving the melodies on.

Books on my table

Despite Liam Mellows and his men answering the call to arms, and for five days to have caused mayhem in the Oranmore and Athenry areas, Galway was slow to realise that the Easter Rising 1916 was to be a permanent affair. The town was known as a ‘showneen town’, that is a town with a close allegiance to the British way of doing things. This was mainly because of the status of having a major army barracks on its doorstep. The army was an important purchaser of supplies from the town merchants; and many local people were soldiers, or had husbands or boyfriends who were in the army.

Theatre highlights of 2011

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AND SO another year winds down and, over a seasonal mince pie and mulled wine, we can reflect on the past 12 months of Galway play-going.

Mark Ryan: from Adam Ant guitarist to award-winning playwright

WELSH THEATRE group, Company of Sirens, visit the Town Hall studio next week with Mark Ryan’s bold and accomplished play Sean Tyrone. Although his name may not be familiar to Irish audiences, Ryan – who died earlier this year – had a remarkable career as a musician, composer, and playwright.

Kieran’s crowned Kings of Ireland

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St Kieran's College returned to the throne of colleges hurling on Saturday last as they claimed their first Croke Cup success since 2004 following a gutsy and determined comeback in this All-Ireland Senior A Colleges decider against first time finalists Ard Scoil Ris at Semple Stadium.

Individuals launch new age defying colour at Kieran St salon

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Most of us having been colouring our hair for years and let’s face it - although it looks good - it is hard to avoid thinking about the damage that some colours can do to your hair.

Corinthians move up table with another league victory

Corinthians moved up two places and within six points of division 2 leaders Lansdowne with a fine win against Old Crescent in Cloonacauneen on Saturday.

 

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