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Dylan Moran to play Galway’s Comedy Carnival

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DYLAN MORAN, one of Ireland’s leading comedians, and the star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead, and Calvary, brings his new stand up show Off The Hook, to the 2015 Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

From Cape to Cape in a Volkswagen Touareg

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On Sunday (September 21) three drivers set out in a Volkswagen Touareg in pursuit of a world record time over a route that connects the northern tip of Europe with the southern tip of South Africa: From North Cape to Cape Agulhas.

UN award for Advertiser’s first photographer

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He has shot presidents; he survived an air crash, and has worked on projects ranging from New Orleans in the US to St Petersburg in Russia within the last year.

'Kiss your wife, and you kiss your husband'

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One of the film highlights of the year for me was Anna Karenina, a British adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's great novel of the same name.

Ryan Sheridan to expand thank-you gig at Uisneach Inn

Fans disappointed they couldn’t get tickets to the Ryan Sheridan gig planned for the Uisneach Inn tomorrow night (Saturday September 29) will be delighted to hear the show has been extended to a marquee in the car park, and a limited number of additional tickets have been made available.

Advertiser’s first photographer scoops prestigious Gold Awards

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Galway-based photographer Neil Warner snapped up 18 Gold Awards at the IPPA National Photographic Awards held recently the Burlington Hotel in Dublin.

Several artists showcase at Shankhill Castle

Ceann 2011, is an exhibition being held in the historic setting of Shankill Castle in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival. The exhibition will take place in the castle and stable yard with a wide range of art on display; including painting, etching, sculpture, writing and documentaries about Irish architecture.

See new stage adaptation of Eugene Onegin

GALWAY’S ANAM Theatre company will bring another classic of Russian literature to the theatre stage with Alexander Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin as part of the Galway Theatre Festival.

A child remembers Easter in Russia

The busy city of Harbin is the 10th largest city in China, and regularly features on our TV screens for its famous winter ice sculptures. In the 1920s, Harbin, practically on the borders of Russia, was a refuge for thousands of émigrés, fleeing the Bolshevik revolution and the blood bath that followed. The Russians, many of them wealthy, brought style and glamour to this once far flung post on the Trans-Siberian railway. Among those seeking refuge was a 74-years- old Galway/Russian woman Kathleen ffrench, who was not only the chatelaine of Monivea Castle and its 10,000 acre estate in Co Galway, but who also had inherited vast estates on the Volga from her Russian grandparents.

Dotted line for the finish line — Cowen pens deal for €80 million race spectacular

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It’s official. As we revealed here on this page last week, Galway is set to host the biggest global party in Irish sailing history.

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