Search Results for 'Samuel Beckett'

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Men of absolutely no importance

ALAN MCMONAGLE spectacularly succeeds where most short story writers fail: he creates characters who, however unlikely the scenario may initially appear, by the end of the first page he has the reader convinced such people definitely exist and should, for the most part, be avoided at all costs.

Garry Hynes gets Best Director nomination in UK Theatre Awards

Druid’s artistic director Garry Hynes has been nominated in the Best Director Category in the 2012 UK Theatre Awards for the company’s ambitious DruidMurphy production.

Samuel Beckett short plays at Galway Theatre Festival

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FIVE SHORT plays by Samuel Beckett, including one translated into Gaeilge, will be staged as part of the Galway Theatre Festival.

Galway Theatre Festival unveils programme

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THIS EVENING at 8pm in Massimo on William Street West, will see the launch of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival which runs from Monday October 1 to Sunday 7.

‘My imagination is Galway-shaped’

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IN BALLINASLOE train station two men sit and wait. One is Jude, a London-Irishman who has been involved in wild adventures and outrageous scrapes. Beside him sits a man who may well be his match.

The Galway Arts Festival 2012

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The Galway Arts Festival returns from Monday July 16 to Sunday 29 and will be officially launched in Dublin this evening and in Galway tomorrow. Below is all that is on during the two weeks and there is plenty to look forward to.

‘A modern character in an antique play’

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AS SHAKESPEARE’S most complex, enigmatic, and ambiguous creation, Hamlet has inspired countless interpretations and commentaries, both within the field of theatre itself and in diverse areas of literature and scholarship.

The Shadow of Pádraic Ó Conaire

FAMILY FOLKLORE has it that when Pádraic Ó Conaire was broke, a fairly frequent occurrence by all accounts, he would approach the grandfather Tom ‘Cork’ Kenny, co-founder and editor of the Connaught Tribune, hoping he would publish a story in the paper and pay him.

Out and about in Mayo

The Alan Kelly gang and Eddie Reader at the Linenhall

Proust Questionnaire

What is your idea of perfect happiness?


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