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Roscommon Drama Group return to perform live stage readings

Roscommon Arts Centre and Roscommon Drama Group spent the summer months working on a project called 'Playing On The Radio' which brought members of the drama group together with well-known Roscommon actor, Enda Oates.

Galway made film Arracht optioned for Hollywood remake

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FOLLOWING RAVE reviews, awards, and being selected as Ireland’s official entry for the 2021 Oscars, Galway made film Arracht has now been optioned for a Hollywood remake.

Annual All-Ireland Drama Festival Schools Playwright competition winners announced

The Dean Crowe Theatre would normally be a hive of stage talent activity at this time but for a second successive year the All-Ireland Drama Festival was cancelled due to the persistent presence of the Covid-19 pandemic.

April Fools and the valley of death - Galway 1921

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Major General Henry Tudor arrived in Galway for the weekend on April 1 1921. On Saturday morning he inspected the RIC, then made his way to Lenaboy Castle to inspect the D Company Auxiliaries.

Death by wrongful humiliation - the story of Valentine Steinberger

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STEPHANIE KLAPP, MA Culture and Colonialism NUI Galway, history teacher, and local historian, recalls the story of a fellow German who made Galway his home, but found himself caught up in the 1916 Rising and wrongly humiliated on the streets of Galway.

Galway made film is Ireland’s entry for Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category

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Arracht, an Irish-language feature film which was made in Connemara, has been selected as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category for 93rd annual Academy Awards.

Galway made film is Ireland’s entry for Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category

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ARRACHT, AN Irish-language feature film which was made in Connemara, has been selected as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category for 93rd annual Academy Awards.

‘Ireland will be poor no longer’

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From the comforts of Ballynahinch, such as they were at the time, William Makepeace Thackeray continues his exploration of the surrounding countryside as he gathered information for his successful Irish Sketch Book published some years after his tour in 1842.

Menlo oarsmen

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One of the great sporting achievements of the last century was the remarkable success of a group of Irish speaking farmers and local men from Menlo. During a very wet spring when they could do little work on their farms or on the bog, as they watched rowing crews going up and down the river, a group of them decided to form a rowing club. They asked to become members of Menlo Emmetts Hurling Club and adopted the name. Many of them would have spent a lot of time on the river, but that did not mean they knew how to handle a racing boat. When they took their clinker out for the first time, it took them a good while to steady the boat. A local man watching, described them as “The Wobblers” and this name stuck for a few years.

Conal Gallen - How's Your Father?

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HOW’S YOUR Father? the new comedy play by comedian Conal Gallen and his son Rory, comes to the the Town Hall Theatre Galway on Saturday September 23 at 8pm.

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