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Despite a majority of public submissions being against the Galway City Council's proposed busking by-laws last year - conservatively more than 95 per cent against - the council proceeded to vote in the new laws, only to have them revoked recently, due to a technical error on the council's part.
City Hall's controversial bye-laws to severely restrict and limit busking along Shop Street and Willamsgate Street must be "passed and implemented without delay" according to the Galway City Business Association.
With less than three weeks to go until the Broadway and West End smash hit musical Chicago graces the Athlone stage, rehearsals are gearing up as the cast and crew work on bringing this sensational show to the Dean Crowe Theatre.
There were heated exchanges at City Hall on Monday evening as it was announced that busking bye-laws would sent out for public consultation, discussed, and debated again.
It is almost Christmas and there is something magical in the air. And of course the magic runs into early January when our favourite fairy tales come to life in the form of the annual pantomime.
THE MUSICAL Steps is the title of a show and performance which will be given by Galway folk-rock/prog-rock band Croí8 when they play the Town Hall Theatre studio next week.
POETRY SLAMS are common and there are always opportunities for poets to read their work aloud. Not so for fiction writers, which is why the annual Over The Edge Fiction Slam is such a welcome event.
"IT IS only through mystery and madness that the soul is revealed," declared the Irish poet and singer-songwriter, Thomas Moore, so dare we suggest, he might have been first in the queue to embark on The Wild Atlantic Wahey Mystery Tour?
Auditions for this year’s Ballinasloe pantomime ‘Aladdin’ take place place in the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, September 15 from 12-3pm. There’s no need to have anything prepared in advance just turn up on the day and be ready to sing and dance. People of all ages (6+) and all levels of stage experience are welcome to audition to take part in the show.
“I CANNOT get enough of these guys, they soothe the soul.” So said the former US president Barack Obama, about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, who play Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh next week.