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Take the trip of a lifetime to the American South

Does vibrant live music, creole food, and history take your fancy? Then look no further than this special trip of a lifetime to Nashville, Memphis, Graceland, and New Orleans

A jazz night with the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

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THE HISTORY of New Orleans jazz is, in many respects, the early history and origins of jazz itself, and The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys style is resolutely that of The Big Easy.

Síomha - 'My life has always revolved around music'

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COMING FROM a family steeped in music, the soulful, Clare-born, chanteuse Síomha, grew up on a diet of musical greats, with the sounds of jazz, trad, folk, and soul creeping in and leaving an indelible mark on her musical tastes and influences.

Hugh Cornwell celebrates some more heroes, and villains

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WITH A cracking new solo album, Monster, just released, former Stranglers front-man Hugh Cornwell rocks up to the Róisín Dubh next week for what promises to be a storming gig featuring both gems from his solo output and beloved Strangler classics.

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Nathan Drake's final adventure

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From the depths of Panamanian jail and the beauty of Scottish highlands to the colours of Madagascar and the mystic of Libertalia, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End takes the gamer on a wonderful adventure as Nathan (Nate) Drake finally calls it quits on his swashbuckling, treasure hunting, escapades.

Welcome back Reginald D Hunter

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"A CLASS system is something you use to discriminate against someone who looks like you.” Never a truer word was spoken, and Reginald D Hunter is a comedian who speaks with authority and wit on issues of class and race.

People of the Tribes: Meet Carly.

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Hi, my name is Carly Zimmerman, and I’m from the U.S. where I made my home in New Orleans. I work as the Volunteer Manager at Galway International Arts Festival, and this will be my third Festival season in Galway.

People of the Tribes : Meet Senan.

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''I'm Senan O Connor, raised in Rhode Island, the smallest US state located on the coast a few hours north of New York. Son of a Galwegian father and an American mother. At 18 I began travelling around the states and parts of Europe selling my art as pen and ink postcards on the streets of various cities before settling in New Orleans in 2009. Last June I moved to Galway which held great memories for my parents. I wanted to see what it might be able to offer me and what I might be able to offer it. You can find me on Saturdays at the tiny trader's village, a new market at Aras na nGael on Dominick street''.

Richard Ford's happy book

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ONE OF the main reasons readers are reverting to reading physical books as opposed to the Kindle is that, despite all its conveniences, the Kindle cannot provide the full book experience.

At the box office in Mayo Movie World

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Summer means blockbuster movies and there is a great line up of entertainment at Mayo Movie World at the minute.

 

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