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The Kilkennys - live @ OMG

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FOLK BALLADEERS The Kilkennys will perform a live set at OMG Zhivago, Shop Street, on Friday May 15 at 12 noon.

Wine, women, and song!

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THE WORD ‘bespectacled’ is usually preceded or followed by the term ‘mild-mannered’, but there is nothing ‘mild-mannered’ about the bespectacled trio of wild women in sequinned mini-skirts that go by name The Nualas.

Phil Coulter to hit the right note in Galway

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Phil Coulter embarks on a nationwide tour this October and November, followed by three Christmas shows in December, to celebrate the release of Echoes of Home his first solo piano album in 25 years.

Tommy Fleming to play Galway in January

TOMMY FLEMING is coming to Galway in the New Year where he and his band will take to the stage of the Radisson Blu Hotel on Friday January 31.

Michael English to headline Town Hall concert

ONE OF Ireland’s most popular singers, Michael English, will head the bill at a show in the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday September 24.

Mary Byrne in concert

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MARY BYRNE, the Tesco supermarket checkout worker who reached the semi-final of Britain biggest TV talent show, The X Factor, is coming to Galway.

The songs he writes so well

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“I’LL TELL you something, I mightn’t be in this business at all if it wasn’t for a Galwayman, Des Kelly,” Phil Coulter tells me during our interview on Tuesday morning. “He was the leader of the Capitol Showband who were the biggest in Ireland when I was a student in Queen’s in Belfast.”

An amazing Easter Sunday in store with Mary Byrne and Phil Coulter

Due to incredible public demand Mary Byrne and Phil Coulter with his All Star Band have added an additional date to their tour. They are now to play the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Easter Sunday night, April 8.

Frank Naughton concerts at St Nicholas’

TENOR FRANK Naughton is promising to dispel some of the doom and gloom pervading the country these days with two seasonal concerts at St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church on Friday December 3 and Saturday 4.

Piston broke — What’s the story, morning glory?

We are blessed to have a Taoiseach who is very good at impressions. Word is the current incumbent was up ‘til the early hours in The Ardilaun mimicking Micheal O Muircheartaigh. He follows in a long line of Taoisigh who are adept at doing impressions. The previous officeholder used to do an hilarious impression of a socialist, while his stand-up routines about loo-las and economists hanging themselves are the stuff of legend. While The Squire Haughey did a fantastic impression of a porn star, screwing the entire country and its gossip columnists at the same time, saying ‘take it baby.’ Ah, they’re a gas lot, the FFers when it comes to entertaining us with an auld camalya song or versions of Phil Coulter songs. But back to Biffo, the man of the moment. His star impression is that of a drunk. In fact, he’s so good at it, he doesn’t even know he’s doing it, and that they say is the sign of a class act (no, not you Bev, you’re a different class act). Brianeen can sound so drunk and be stone cold sober. The Clara Amateur Drama Society must be wondering how they let him slip through the net and into politics. Niall Toibin, Frank Kelly, Eamonn Morrissey have nothing on this man when it comes to playing a drunk. He can slur the words and do the walk like a star. The secret about playing a drunk though is not to flail arms and stagger around the place. On the contrary, drunks are mostly upstanding people, concentrating very hard on their next step, their next word. So hard in fact that they miss that step or confuse the words Croke Park with the words Good Friday and then top it off with a bit of a laugh.

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