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Some 10,000 people are set to converge on Galway next week to attend the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, which is expected to generate at least €5 million for the local economy.
When I first started covering local council meetings here in Galway city and county, there were a lot of serious players on board. Heavy hitters who as soon as a meeting was over, would head to Dublin to make or take decisions in a higher forum. They looked and sounded serious. They were like Abbey repertoire actors let loose on touring the carnival tents and halls of rural Ireland. They knew how to play to the gallery and how to ensure their survival in an animalistic political arena. It was in the chambers of the councils that they fine-tuned their roar for the national stage.
THE KING'S Head has long been a bastion of Galway comedy, especially the venue's Ruby Room, home to Gerry Mallon’s lunchtime comedy gigs during the arts festival.
Mayo will celebrate the centenary of the 1916 rising on Sunday, May 1 when Castlebar hosts a 1916 county parade and family fun day, which is being backed by Mayo County Council. The County Mayo 1916 commemoration parade and Family fun day, provides a great opportunity for communities and groups from all across Mayo to get involved.
Moate St Patrick’s Day parade committee has announced Peggy Gavin as Grand Marshal for this year’s celebrations.
Brazilian students at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) gave their fellow students a sample of Brazilian life and culture with carnival celebrations on campus on February 11.