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Laurence Clark offers An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

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The Galway Theatre Festival commences next week and among the highlights is Laurence Clark’s comic show, An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting. It comes here, at the behest of NoRopes Theatre Company, for three performances at NUIG’s O’Donoghue Centre from May 8 to 11.

'Humanity Dick' and Lady Gregory at Ballynahinch Castle

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RICHARD 'HUMANITY Dick' Martin, the pistol packing MP for Galway, and founder of Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Lady Gregory, a leading light of Ireland's literary revival, are the subject of two plays at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel.

Community programmes and Men’s Shed funding approved

The Galway City Local Community Development Committee has approved grants totalling €139,701 to a wide range of local groups and organisations in the city under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2018 and the Men’s Shed fund.

The Drawer Boy takes to the stage in the Linenhall

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The ever-popular Beezneez Theatre Company presents The Drawer Boy at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday, March 5, at 8pm.

There is vampire with Thereisbear! at an Taibhdhearc

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THEREISBEAR! THEATRE Company revive their much-praised Sheridan Le Fanu adaptation, The Shadow of Carmilla - Scáth an tSúmaire, in An Taibhdhearc next week, bringing with it a generous dose of Halloween-season spooky chills.

Week two GIAF 17 play reviews

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DRUID'S GIAF offering this year was Mark O’Rowe’s unsettling 2003 play Crestfall, directed by Annabelle Comyn. Designer Aedin Cosgrove sets the action in a corrugated red box resembling a shipping container where three female prisoner-protagonists, wearing plain smocks, relate their stories.

GIAF 17 Reviews

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A WEEK and a half into the 40th GIAF and the highlight so far for yours truly, and many others, was Kneehigh Theatre Company’s Tristan & Yseult. Emma Rice’s exuberant, funny, romantic and moving take on the story of a medieval love triangle was a joy from start to finish.

Pléasc – Fíbín play remembers Galway's WWI disaster

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ON JUNE 17 1917, Loughaunbeg beach, near Spiddal, was the scene of a dreadful disaster when a mine explosion killed nine local men. Windows in houses nearby were shattered and the sound of the blast was heard in Galway city, 16 miles away.

When the vampire stalks Connemara

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THE SHADOW Of Carmilla, a new play inspired by one of the greatest vampire stories of all time, 'Carmilla', by Irish Gothic-horror writer Sheridan Le Fanu, will be premiered at the 2017 Galway Theatre Festival.

What Eamonn has to say about being Irish

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WHAT DO Irish cultural identity and ‘having the craic’ mean in a post-truth world? What makes someone Irish? These are the weighty themes of a new musical-comedy which will also ask, "And do you have these in a size nine?"

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