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The lonely boy who landed on our shore

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It is possible that when the 16 years-old Orson Welles embarked from the SS Baltic in Galway Bay in August 1931, he visited the Taibhdhearc theatre. In any event, he struck up a friendship with a Galway actor. Two months later he visited the Gate Theatre in Dublin, and went backstage to see his friend. Clearly impressed by what he saw, he left a note for its founding partners, Mícheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards, boldly proclaiming ‘Orson Welles, star of the New York Theatre Guild, would consider appearing in one of your productions, and hopes you will see him for an appointment.’

A Gaelic Blazing Saddles?

Jagermeister Freezer Sessions @ Monroe’s Live

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TIME IS running out to register for free tickets to the Jagermeister Freezer Sessions, featuring O Emperor, The Hot Sprockets, Raglans, and Preacher’s Son, at Monroe’s Live tomorrow at 9pm.

Award winner Foy Vance @ Róisín Dubh

THE NORTHERN Irish music scene is at its healthiest and most creative at any time since the 1970s, and one of its leading lights may well be Foy Vance.

Hotpress Jägermeister Freezer Sessions

O EMPEROR will headline the Hotpress Jägermeister Freezer Sessions at Monroe’s Live on Friday November 29.

Big September @ Monroe’s Live

BIG SEPTEMBER, who have enjoyed a Top 40 hit with ‘The Preacher’, will play Monroe’s Live tomorrow night.

Canadian comic for the Róisín Dubh

CANADIAN COMIC Glenn Wool is known for tackling the big issues with a preacher’s zeal but a gangsters love of the punchline.

New book on George Moore to be launched

GEORGE MOORE, the Irish novelist and man of letters, and an influence on Virginia Woolf and James Joyce, is the subject of a new book of essays.

Jape to play Jägermeister Freezer Sessions

THE BRILLIANT Jape, led by Redneck Manifesto bassist Richie Egan, will headline a strong line-up of Irish rock and indie bands at the Jägermeister Freezer Sessions in the Róisín Dubh.

Local ‘Voice’ star to illuminate historic festival

It is believed that The Voice favourite, and local lad Conor Quinn, will play at next month’s iconic Festival of Fires at Uishneach.


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