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Wednesday, 18th July 2018

Although, it seems, to most British people Dunkirk was something of a victory to most others that looks like making a virtue of a necessity. Dunkirk was a disaster for the British in the Second World War and although there are a good few stories of heroism to be told Dunkirk was a perilous time for the men caught up in it.

How to tell that story while staying true to the historical record is not easy and it takes a director of some skill to tell the story of Dunkirk.

Christopher Nolan, best known for his Batman movies, is not your regular director and he takes the raw material of what happened at Dunkirk and fashions a movie that is both gripping and moving. There are three distinct parts to the film, the story of a group of young soldiers trying

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Wednesday, 18th July 2018

Live Music 7 Nights a week With a full bar menu of classic cocktails, wines, beers & spirits, a comfortable and stylish layout, and a buzzing atmosphere,

Heery's Late Lounge is proving to be the late night venue of choice for 'Summer in the City' vibes, 7 nights a week. The live line-up this week has THE RENEGADES (Wed), BABY VEGAS (Thur), ROOKIE THOMSON (Sun), JAM TARTS DUO (Mon) and SIMON PHELAN (Tue).

At the weekends, Heerys resident DJs provide the entertainment and this week it's VIBES with Jay Ru on Friday night and the Good Times crew on Saturday, playing the best of disco, funk, classic pop and soul. Get your groove on!

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

MAIGRET

It seems that each country has its own fictional detectives

that capture the imagination of the nation.

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

IRISH singers Glenn Murphy and Ronan Scolard, aka Glenn & Ronan, shot to viral video fame with their spur of the moment collaboration on a YouTube tribute to Adele ahead of her shows in Dublin in 2016.

The video triggered a series of memorable events that eventually lead to the release of their debut album 'Horizon' earlier this year.

They announce their debut shows which, will be in Dublin at The Sugar Club on July 19th but you can see them here in Waterford at the Theatre Royal on July 20. Tickets now on sale.

'Horizon' makes for an impressive debut album from the duo who captivated the attention of millions across the world.

Their unique and contrasting vocals are both heart-warming and evocative and draw you into each and every song showcaseing

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

ONE of Ireland's most beloved entertainers, Freddie White, comes to Garter Lane on Saturday July 14 for what is surely going to be an unforgettable night of music and stories.

Freddie is a music legend. His name has always been synonymous with music of the highest quality whether he is interpreting songs from his favourite writers, such as Tom Waites, Randy Newman or Guy Clarke, or performing his own classy compositions.

The tour is called 'One Heart Beating' named after his 14th album.

In the past he's been involved in bands such as 'Scullion' with Philip King ande Sonny Condell and 'The Fake' who were regarded as one of the seminal bands of the 1970s. Then came 'The Freddie White Band' which toured with the great Eric Clapton. Show starts at 8pm.

Tickets are 20 & 18 euro

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Waterford's biggest night out 'A.A.A' is back this Saturday with 3 rooms of great music, 2 cool outdoor smoking areas (one with it's own bar) and YOU, all through the Shortts alley door. To celebrate another week of this gorgeous weather, the vibe this Saturday night is all about IBIZA, the second hottest spot in Europe at the moment, after Waterford! The full line up across the 3 rooms for this week's A.A.A is:

THE BAR

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Spraoi is recruiting volunteers from all walks of life for this year's festival, August 3rd, 4th and 5th and the volunteering programme is being supported by software giant, Red Hat, whose offices are on the Cork Road.

Red Hat's Director of Software Engineering, James Mernin, says the partnership is a very natural fit: "Spraoi and Red Hat are both driven by creative people with a passion for communities and this association will allow our team to become involved in this year's festival.

We also have an international team here and it's great for them to have access to artists from around the world at Spraoi."

Spraoi volunteer co-ordinator Vicky Wall is looking for people with a wide range of skills. "Whether you are a butcher, baker or candlestick-maker I'll find a job

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

WATERFORD Bike Fest returns to the city this weekend and undoubtedly one of the highlights is going to be the performance of Thin Az Lizzy at a FREE gig in the Apple Market on Friday, July 13 from 8pm to 10pm.

Thin as Lizzy started as a result of an absolute passion by Johnny Conlan

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Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Book of the week

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

by Heather Morris

The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved. Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners. In the camp, he is looked up to, looked out for, and put to work in the privileged position of T

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Wednesday, 4th July 2018

THE LAST WITNESS

This film tells the story of how the history of the Katyn Forest massacre became known, something which is far murkier than you might ever have thought.

The Katyn Massacre happened when both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland and divided up the country between them.

The Soviets took the eastern portion of the country and as part of their tactics to quell any nascent revolt they targeted intellectuals, journalists and academics and murdered them. But they went one step further when it came to the Polish army. Here they knew that any potential threat to their rule would most likely come from so they took out the entire officer class of the Polish army and murdered them.

It all happened in the Katyn forest and it is estimated that over 30,000 men were killed and dumped in mass

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    Time for a breakJust as the height of Summer begins it seems that it is also the time when our politicians begin their yearly departure from Dail Eireann. While not many professions get as much holiday time as politicians do you have to ask the question whether they merit such long breaks?There are many who would immediately answer that they don't really deserve such long holidays, that they barely seem to spend any time in the Dail at all and after all they are well remunerated for the long hours …

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