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When the Saint goes marching in

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St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, is one of the hottest acts on the rock circuit at the moment with her last album, 2014’s St Vincent, featuring highly in best-of-the-year lists for Pitchfork, New York Times, NME, and Rolling Stone, while The Guardian named it as its album of the year.

‘Beckett was the first who spoke to my interior landscape’

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OLWEN FOUÉRÉ returns to the Galway International Arts Festival with Samuel Beckett’s evocative short prose work, Lessness, fresh from a sold out run at the Barbican’s International Beckett Season.

Exhibit B - face to face with Europe's racist history

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UNTIL THE outbreak of the WWI, there was a phenomenon known as The Human Zoo, where African tribespeople were put on public display as exhibits and curiosities - under the guise of “ethnological enlightenment” - for the titillation of European and American audiences.

Parquet Courts and why you should go to their gig

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"ANYTHING THAT does not come from tradition is plagiarism," declared the Catalan surrealist Salvador Dalí. It is a willfully contradictory, deliberately oxymoronic statement, but it does get to the heart of New York indie-rockers Parquet Courts.

Ballinrobe's Kate Curley says Slimming World 'changed my life'

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Busy mum-of-four Kate Curley, from Ballinrobe, joined her local Slimming World group following a health scare last year. She has since dropped a staggering 10 dress sizes. Here is her story.

Electric Eel Shock - the wild men of metal return

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ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK, the Japanese metal, classic rock, and punk trio, whose music and stage shows are a wild, outrageous, and high energy filled celebration of the guitar, loud music, and a catchy chorus, are back.

Spy-Fu - single launch @ The Loft

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GALWAY BAND Spy-FU launch their debut single 'Gold Standard', showcasing their mix of sweet melodies, anthemics, and thumping indie rock, with a gig in The Loft tomorrow at 9pm.

What lies Underneath

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WRITER AND performer Pat Kinevane comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday, June 23, at 8pm with his latest acclaimed solo play, Underneath. Presented by Fishamble Theatre Company and directed by Jim Culleton, this remarkable piece premiered in December 2014 and is now on a national tour.

'I was a working class boy'

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One of the notable shows in this year’s Galway International Arts Festival is Maum at An Taibhdhearc, starring David Heap, who is best known for his role in Fair City. The play is based on a true story, this compelling new drama dares to uncover little known facts about a case that is still clothed in secrets and shame.

'When I was growing up you’d have thought the Australians had won at Gallipoli'

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These are eventful times for Australian-Irish poet Robyn Rowland. Not only has she published two new collections of verse, but, after more than three decades in which she has spent half of each year in Connemara, she has also received Irish citizenship.

 

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