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By Charlie McBride
WHEN I meet Ultan Conlon in the House Hotel on Saturday afternoon I find him in the best of humour; he has just learned his current single ‘The Measure’ has reached Number 1 on RTÉ’s charts and he is clearly enjoying the affirmative glow of its success.
The inimitable Russell Brand breezes into Galway next week with his superlative stand-up show, RE:BIRTH, at Leisureland on Wednesday March 14 at 8pm, where he will deals with such all-encompassing questions as 'What is real?' 'Who are we?' and 'Where did this baby come from?'
Kick-start your wedding plans in 2018 at Sheraton Hotel’s wedding workshop, taking place on January 28 from 2pm to 6pm.
Awkward Position is the title of a provocative new exhibition by artist Laura Angell which opens this coming Friday next July 7 at 7.30pm. Laura Angell is a Galway-based artist from Sheffield. Her work/obsession/raison d’être is manifested via multidisciplinary installations using images and handmade objects to tell an intended narrative.
Athlone swimming star, Robbie Powell, has come away from the 2016 School Games with a haul of five medals - two golds and three silvers.
“SIT DOWN, smoke, get the keyboards, maybe hire a drummer or programme it myself, smoke, mix it down, put it on CD, smoke, listen to it.” This is how Maurice Fulton, one of house music’s true originals, describes his working methods.
Another exciting night is in store on Friday, June 3, with reggae-rock band The Radix all set to play The Galway Roast Castlebar. Bring your own wine and enjoy the special atmosphere created in this unique venue.
RICHARD HAWLEY, one of Britain's finest contemporary songwriters, plays the Black Box Theatre on Friday February 26 at 8pm, as part of his British and Irish tour, supporting his latest album Hollow Meadows.
Poor Irish women. The journey from Peig Sayers to Miriam O’ Callaghan has not been an easy one, and for many women simply unattainable. While in that time, men have found new confidence in the worlds of business, science, sport, teaching and the professions (even having the confidence to wreck the country in a spectacular fashion, as they did some years ago), women, in a patriarchal society, are still struggling to find their own expression, to escape the dominance of the Catholic Church, and, in the views of author Emma Comerford, ‘to control the tendency towards alcohol abuse and other manifestations of low self-esteem’.