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Galway International Arts Festival 2019

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Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.

Haughey/Gregory – 'a story of politics of every time'

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ONE OF the landmark events of 1980s Irish politics is brought to vivid theatrical life in Haughey/Gregory, by Colin Murphy, which plays the Town Hall Theatre next week.

The pressure to be Virtually Perfect

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IN PREVIOUS generations the influence of the beauty industry on young women was limited to exposure to supermodels, advertisements, and celebrities. Today young people are constantly exposed to a stream of 'perfection' through digital and social media.

Ruby Wax, the monk, and the neuroscientist

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RUBY WAX is well known as a comedian and actor, while in more recent years she has become a prominent mental health campaigner and lecturer, and she will be drawing on all aspects of her formidable talent in her latest show.

Gripping thriller Spotless comes to Town Hall

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Emma Willis, from The Young Offenders, and Ciara O’Callaghan, from Fair City, co-star in Gary Duggan’s potent new play, Spotless, which comes to the Town Hall, for one performance only, on Thursday May 2.

Line-up for the Claremorris folk festival announced

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Claremorris is set to be transformed into a carnival of folk music, street performers and artisan food stalls this July. The line-up for the two-day Claremorris Folk Festival (July 20-21) was unveiled on Friday (April 5) at a launch party in the town.

Looking back on a flurry of locally produced plays

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A FLURRY of locally-produced plays have graced Galway’s stages over the past few weeks, the most of impressive of them being Brú Theatre’s Selvage at the Mick Lally Theatre, written and performed by James Riordan and deftly directed by Lara Campbell.

That day in May when Ireland said 'Yes'

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ON MAY 22 2015, the Republic of Ireland became the first State in the world to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, with 62.07 per cent voting to extend the right to marry to gay people.

Joshua Cohen - 'What makes a life and what makes a mind?'

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AMONG THE legion of writers converging onGalway from near and far for next month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature is Joshua Cohen, who has been widely hailed as one of America’s best young novelists.

Part of the Furniture

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ONE OF the highlights of last year’s Galway International Arts Festival was Druid’s production of Sonya Kelly’s scintillating comedy, Furniture. A big hit with critics and audiences, it makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre next month as part of a national tour.

 

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