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03 Apr

BAY COAST BREAK – GALWAY & MAYO

Something of a Wild Atlantic Way celebrity, the Galway and Mayo coastline offers up sensational scenery that attracts weekend holidaymakers from all over the world. Boasting such breathtaking beauty spots as Connemara, the Great Western Greenway, and pretty Westport, this two-day itinerary is sure to stun, peppered as it is with offshore islands, atmospheric ruins, and towns and villages that seem plucked from the pages of storybooks.

Ballina ‘One Act’ Drama Festival – 1st-3rd November 2019 Drama on stage in Ballina

Ballina has a long history of drama and theatre, and the welcome return of the fifth annual Ballina One Act Drama Festival from Friday November 1st to Sunday November 3rd in the beautiful Ballina Arts Centre will be one of the highlights of the year.

A one-act play is a play that has only one act, as distinct from plays that occur over several acts. One-act plays may consist of one or more scenes. This niche festival has really grown in popularity since its inception by Eugene Loftus in 2015 with most nights selling out, and together with his committee Eugene looks forward to extending a warm Ballina welcome to new and returning patrons. With three plays nightly, audiences at Ballina Arts Centre can look forward to variety and fine hospitality in the comfort of this modern 220-seater theatre where director Sean Walsh and his team work side by side with the festival crew to ensure a seamless event.

Ballina Comedy Club – John Colleary

Writer and comedian John Colleary will leave you in stitches in Ballina Arts Centre on  Friday 27th September 2019 at 8pm.
Apart from being one of the most in-demand comics around, John Colleary has co-written and starred in IFTA nominated shows, The Savage Eye and Irish Pictorial Weekly. A talented actor and mimic, John recently featured as one-third of The Gusset Brothers on The Tommy Tiernan Show.

Colleary has also scooped a PPI award for his topical sketch writing and performance on TODAY FMs drivetime flagship, The Last Word. A regular at Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Vodafone Comedy Carnival and The Electric Picnic to name a few.
John can now add Ballina Comedy Club to this long line with what is to be an hilarious start to the winter comedy programme for all!
“It’d make you sick how talented he is” – Joe Rooney
Tickets: €14/12