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'Writing is always mysterious, contradictory, revelatory‘

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LAURA CASSIDY has ambition – she is determined to do whatever it takes to become a movie star – but not only ambitions dhe believes stardom is her birthright. Yet something inside her continually thwarts her meeting her destiny.

The Lighthouse - brilliant, difficult, funny, and unnerving

ROBERT PATTINSON is Ephraim Winslow, a new lighthouse keeper starting his first day of work on the coast of New England in the late 1880s. He is partnered with Thomas, played by Willem Defoe, a veteran wickie, as he calls himself.

The Lighthouse - brilliant, difficult, funny, and unnerving

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ROBERT PATTINSON is Ephraim Winslow, a new lighthouse keeper starting his first day of work on the coast of New England in the late 1880s. He is partnered with Thomas, played by Willem Defoe, a veteran wickie, as he calls himself.

Jack Taylor and his battle with the Galway Girl

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'GALWAY GIRL' has been the title of both a Steve Earle song and an Ed Sheeran song. The term is about to be put to better use by the award-winning crime writer Ken Bruen in his forthcoming novel.

Nicole Flattery and the essence of absurdity

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THE FIRST paragraph in the first story of Nicole Flattery’s first collection, Show Them a Good Time, reads: “The schemes were for people with plenty of time, or people not totally unfamiliar with being treated like shit. I was intimate with both situations. Management interviewed me - bizarre questions through an inch of plexiglass: How long, in hours, have you been unemployed? Did you misspend your youth throwing stones at passing cars?"

Unmissable Mike Murfi play at Westport Town Hall

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After four years of trying to lock him down for a date to perform in Westport Town Hall, Irish actor-writer Mikel Murfi finally brings his enormously big-hearted and ridiculously energetic one-man show “The Man in The Woman’s Shoes” to Westport on January 16 and 17.

'I am fascinated as to how Incantata is going to turn out'

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ONE OF the major events in this year’s Galway International Arts Festival is the world premiere of the stage adaptation of Paul Muldoon’s great poem Incantata, which Muldoon wrote in memory of his close friend and one-time lover, artist Mary Farl Powers, who died from cancer in 1992 aged just 44.

Nine nights of suberb stagework as Claregalway Drama Festival opens tonight

It’s that time of year once again when Claregalway Leisure Centre is magically transformed from a busy sports hall into an extravagant theatre, ready to showcase nine nights of spectacular drama from some of the best drama societies around the country.

Dalata Hotel Group announces Druid Theatre patronage

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Dalata Hotel Group last week announced a new three year patronage with Druid Theatre company. The patronage will see Dalata support the Druid from 2018 to 2021, inclusive.

Theatre 2018 coming attractions

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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.

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