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AND...THAT'S a wrap! As the horses pound their way around Ballybrit to the full-throated cries of the watching multitudes, and the ladies don their fanciest frocks for the occasion, the Galway International Arts Festival strikes its big tent and packs away its even bigger selection box of arty treats for another year.
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was the special guest at an event in NUI Galway on Monday celebrating the prodigious career of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, Professor Emeritus in History.
Scene: A deserted foreshore. Pier in background, mountains in the distance, sound of sea birds calling, waves breaking on the beach. A beautiful day. Curtain rises on two attractive people holding hands, gazing lovingly at each other.
FOR SOME 25 years, Gary Lydon has been among the most stalwart of Irish actors with a string of acclaimed performances on stage, television, and film. His credits include leading roles in Billy Roche’s Wexford Trilogy, TV series The Clinic - for which he won two IFTAs - and the films Calvary, Small Engine Repair, and Michael Collins.
THERE IS no doubt that one of this year’s hottest tickets in Irish theatre is Decadent Theatre Company’s imminent production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman, which opens in the Town Hall Theatre later this month. So despite what you hear on the radio, Galway, not Dublin, gets to see the Irish premiere.
DAVID MCSAVAGE, the ‘enfant terrible’ of Irish comedy, makes a welcome return to the Róisín Dubh on Friday February 6 at 8.30pm as part of his Don’t Give Up tour.
By Charlie McBride
THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.
Described as black comedy at its very best, The Lonesome West is coming to the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.
Athlone Little Theatre’s next production is the wonderful Martin McDonagh play, The Cripple of Inishmaan.