Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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Full houses every night for the South Wicklow Drama Festival

Kieran Tyrell, Eamonn Doran (Chairman), Donal Courtndey (Adjudicator) and Kevin McElroy at the  South Wicklow Drama Festival running in St Brigid's Hall, Carnew, all this week. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE 11th South Wicklow Drama Festival opened in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, last Thursday night and the organisers are delighted that the standard of the plays is very high and drawing in the crowds every night. The festival was opened...

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Theatre stalwarts get surprise presentation

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TWO VETERANS of the stage were honoured in Campile at the weekend for an association with the local hall and...

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Carol service in Augustinians

WHEN LOCAL choral group, New Ross Singers, performs its annual mix of Christmas carols in the Augustinian Church it signals...

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Prosperous and Kilrush are tops in Gorey One-Act Drama Festival

Peter O'Gorman and Gillian Dunlop of Camross Drama Group on stage at the Gorey One-Act Festival.
The three nights of the Gorey One-Act Drama Festival brought along good sized audiences for some high class presentations in...

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Gorey singer Kiera Byrne set to launch a new CD on Sunday

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Kiera Byrne made her name as a competent performer when becoming a finalist in ‘The Voice of Ireland’ on RTE television,...

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Glasto opens for business

Thousands of music fans are expected to descend on a Somerset farm in England today as Glastonbury throws open its...

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Dublin to host Mrs Browns Boys world premiere tonight

A film from successful sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys has its world premiere tonight in Dublin.The show stars Brendan O'Carroll as...

Wednesday, 25/06/14 - 6:19am Read More

‘Humbled’ Lucas picks Chicago for movie-memorabilia museum

Star Wars creator George Lucas has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a...

Wednesday, 25/06/14 - 6:14am Read More

Del Ray left insisting she’s not a fan of dying young

Lana Del Rey insists she doesn't find dying young "glam".The 'Ultraviolence' singer has defended herself following a twitter rant from...

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Hozier announces debut album release date

Irish artist Hozier has announced details of his self-titled debut album.The album Hozier will be released on September 22, with...

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We’re all fine here now, thank you – but Ford’s injury may delay Ep VII

Harrison Ford's injury will reportedly delay the release of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 71-year-old actor - who plays Han Solo...

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Q: Bond’s latest escapades have a fundamental flaw

John Cleese thinks the latest 'James Bond' films have a "fundamental flaw".The 'Monty Python' star - who played gadget maker...

Tuesday, 24/06/14 - 12:42pm Read More

Matt Smith: I’d have played a darker Doctor if I’d stayed on

Matt Smith would have become "meaner" had he stayed on 'Doctor Who'.The 31-year-old star, who bowed out of the titular...

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Dolly Parton: I’m ‘over-exaggerated’ because I look like hell without make-up

Dolly Parton claims she looks "like hell" without make-up.The '9 to 5' hitmaker, who is known for her big hair...

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Arthur gets into bar brawl in Poland

James Arthur has been involved in a bar fight in Poland.The singer has shared a picture of himself with a...

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Kanye becomes teacher as part of community service

Kanye West is teaching fashion students as part of his community service.The 'Bound 2' rapper - who struck a plea...

Tuesday, 24/06/14 - 9:22am Read More

Del Rey single again

Lana Del Rey has split from her long-term boyfriend.The 'Young and Beautiful' hitmaker has called time on her romance with...

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Sotheby’s hoping to sell Dylan lyrics for $2m

One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone, could fetch up to $2m...

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Jackson’s son ‘wants to keep his dad’s legend alive’

Michael Jackson's son says he was the "best father".Prince Jackson - who was just 12 when the King of Pop...

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