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KNEEHIGH THEATRE Company's Dead Dog In A Suitcase was one of the hottest tickets at this year's Galway International Arts Festival. Adapted by Carl Grose and composer Charles Hazlewood, it was a raucous adaptation of John Gay’s 18th century classic, The Beggar’s Opera.
He died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in August 1485 and his mortal remains were found under a carpark in Leicester in 2012. In between, he became one of the most demonised of all English monarchs - but this month, he visits Galway.
THE DEAD, James Joyce’s best-loved short story, has been given a thrilling new operatic treatment by the much-acclaimed company Performance Corporation, which is bringing it to the Town Hall Theatre, next month.
We get out of bed at nine, and Nora makes chocolate. At midday we have lunch which we (or rather she) buys (soup, meat, potatoes and some thing else)...At 4 o’clock we have chocolate, and at 8 o’clock dinner which Nora cooks.
It was John Huston’s wife Ricki, who first saw St Clarens, a large Georgian house, and gardens near Craughwell, Co Galway. She had been staying with Derek and Pat Trench at Woodford House for the Galway Races. When she heard the house was coming up for sale by public auction she went to check it out. Once owned by the O’Hara Burkes,* it was then a virtual ruin, and in the hands of the Land Commission.
WHILE JAMES Joyce will be forever associated with Dublin, Galway played a role in his life and writings through his wife Nora Barnacle.