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All newly engaged couples are invited to a wedding open day at the Abbey Manor Hotel Roscommon this Sunday, November 10, from 2-5pm.
'The younger generation haven’t heard of Walter Macken, that’s why I’ve spent my life promoting him'
When I meet Ultan Macken for a morning coffee to chat about his one man show, My Father, My Son, the first thing he does is delightedly show me a new Russian edition of Walter Macken’s God Made Sunday.
'I don't think you can approach anything without having as a consideration the representation of women'
The Mai is a richly-woven story of four generations of women in one midlands family. At the centre of the household is The Mai, a 40-year-old woman torn between her wayward husband and her family’s happiness in a play that brims with passion and poetry, love and lyricism, heartache and hope.
REHEARSALS BEGAN this week for Druid Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Garry Hynes, and which runs at the Town Hall in the last week of September.
AMONG THE exciting new plays being premiered at GIAF is Darach Mac Con Iomaire’s Baoite at An Taibhdhearc, a co-production with Abbey Theatre in association with the arts festival.
After the recent refurbishment of the Roscommon Abbey hotel, many of their high quality hotel furniture will be up for sale at their very own pop up shop this July 1 and 2.
Coming to the Town Hall next Wednesday, September 6, is wickedly funny comedy To Hell in a Handbag, written, and performed by Helen Norton and Jonathan White and exploring two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest – Miss Prism and Canon Chasuble. A governess and a country rector; models of Victorian propriety in public, but in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of blackmail, false identity, and money that offers a subversively funny new take on a theatrical classic.
There is often debate about the definition of a profession or a vocation. To have a vocation for something is a sentence that is oft abused. In the main, a career or a profession is something that you have in order to support yourself and to contribute in some way to the good of the society. You don’t need to have an innate spiritualism to choose a career or a profession.
Galway city senior hurling side Liam Mellows had an important 1-16 to 0-14 victory over Cappataggle in a top table clash in their Senior A - Group 1 game last weekend.
The 40th Galway International Arts Festival box office has officially opened on Forster Street, to complement the online booking facility.