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Let's do the timewarp again!

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"A JUMP to the left/and then a step to the right/put you hands on your hips/and bring your knees in tight/but it's the pelvic thrust/that really drives you insa-ie-ayee-ayee-yay-ane...let's do the timewarp again!"

'I wanted to discover the world, not read about the interior of our house'

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Eamon Morrissey, one of our best loved actors, comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week with his latest, much acclaimed, one-man show, Maeve’s House, inspired by the writings of the brilliant short story writer Maeve Brennan.

RoolaBoola brings top notch childrens theatre to town

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Castlebar’s dedicated childrens arts festival, RoolaBoola, takes place this October bank holiday weekend and there is a jam packed programme of fun events planned to keep all of the family entertained.

Julie Feeney - a little Bird told me

OSCAR WILDE’S bittersweet story of love, loyalty, charity, and selflessness, The Happy Prince, has served as an inspiration to many musicians over the decades.

Julie Feeney bringing it all back home

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TOMORROW SEES the release of Clocks, the third album by Athenry born vocalist/composer Julie Feeney, whose highly individual music straddles the lines between chamber music, pop, indie, folk, and avant garde.

RoolaBoola children’s arts festival promises experiences to delight and excite

The team at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, believe we all should have access to the very best creative experiences there are. That is why they are bringing us RoolaBoola Children's Arts Festival, a festival for children aged two to 12 years, over the October Bank Holiday weekend, 26 - 29. This year RoolaBoola includes really wonderful theatre shows and arts workshops to inspire and delight young audiences.

‘A modern character in an antique play’

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AS SHAKESPEARE’S most complex, enigmatic, and ambiguous creation, Hamlet has inspired countless interpretations and commentaries, both within the field of theatre itself and in diverse areas of literature and scholarship.

From treading the boards to letting in the light

Having been the recipient of several acting awards over the years, well-known Westmeath actress Mary McEvoy is delighted to have been nominated for her first book award for her memoirs How the Light gets in, published earlier this year.

The Pride of Parnell Street

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FISHAMBLE THEATRE Company brings its hugely successful revival of The Pride of Parnell Street to the Town Hall Theatre for one night only on Friday May 20.

A missed opportunity

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There is often more drama in the board room of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, than what is presented on its stage. Following a famous conversation in Doorus House, Kinvara, one rainy afternoon in 1897, Lady Augusta Gregory of Coole Park, Edward Martyn of Ardrahan, and the young poet WB Yeats agreed to set up the Irish Literary Theatre. Theatre at the time was mainly influenced by the popular British music hall variety; and melodrama. It was agreed that day in Co Galway that the new Irish theatre would ‘embody and perpetuate Irish feeling, genius, and modes of thought’.

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