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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

It was stranding room only when Billy Roche brought his neat band and his red guitar to the Wexford Arts Centre last week. A small number of recent had suggested tat Billy’s success as a writer and playwright had been the music scene’s loss, s the Red Guitar Tour give us a chance to make up for lost time.

Roche’s unique style no only stems from his expressive singing voice but his open-tuned guitar technique enables him to blend traditional fold elements with touches of sixties/seventies psychelelia and eastern overtones. Added to his already established deft way with words he has now created a body of finely-wrought songs that held the audience spellbound throughout.

Billy was aided and abetted by long term Roach B and sidekick Mike Odlum on bass and keyboards and comparative newbie Pete McCamley on percussion and anything else

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

Saturday May 19th at Theatre Royal

The Dublin City Ramblers have thrilled audiences worldwide with their unique blend of Ballads, Folk, Humour, Wit and foot-tapping music.

Their impressive career has spanned more than 35 years, with over 30 albums, Top Ten hits, several Awards for best Ballad/Folk Group and, to top it all off, 8 Gold Albums. It is certainly no wonder that they are classed as Ireland’s Number 1 Ballad Group!

They have performed at most Major Festivals worldwide, including headlining Milwaukee Irish Fest, Cleveland Irish Fest, Hollywood Irish Fest, Florida Miami Irish Fest, Ft Lauderdale and most USA, Canadian & other fests throughout the Globe! Their music has also taken them all over Europe to rapturous receptions.

They have performed at every major venue in Ireland and abroad, Inc. Dublin’s National Stadium, National Concert Hall, Cork’s Opera House, London’s Royal Albert Hall,

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

Gogglebox

MY YEAR WITH THE TRIBE

This series of documentaries charted the experiences that Will Millard had with the Korrowai tribe in remote Papua New Guinea. It was Will's plan to see how one of the last hunter gatherer tribes on the planet worked and how it was experiencing the inroads of the modern world. In the first number of documentaries Will spent most of his time with two elderly men called Huap and Halal who lived deep in the jungle. Most of Will's days were spent following the two men around as they went about their daily business. In the main the two of them lived on their own but when Will arrived a nephew, called August, and his family came to live with them so it gave Will a wider context in which to view how the tribe lived.

Needless to

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

Summer is finally here and the W.I.T Orchestra is coming to Tramore to perform a Summer Proms Concert on Thursday May 17th in the Holy Cross Church at 8pm. This 60 piece orchestra features some fantastic up and coming talent and is a perfect way to welcome the summer.

They will be joined by a group of very accomplished soloists who perform regularly on national and international stages.

The concert provides a rare opportunity to hear the talent and artistry that resides right beside us whilst enjoying a wide variety of stunning music. From the giants of classical music to the masters of jazz, pop, cinema and stage, the night will cater for all musical tastes.

The orchestra will be joined on the night by the hugely acclaimed W.I.T.

Concert Strings and the Danny Pullman Jazz Quintet.

Admission is FREE. Donations to Tramore Community Care

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

Author Philip Kerr : Published by Quercus : Price 16.99 Euro

Philip Kerr, the author of this book, died one week before the publication date making the 13th installment of his Bernie Gunter series the last ever.

It is the early 1950's in the novel and Bernie is working in a morgue, keeping his head down and trying to get by as best as he can. He has already changed his identity and is going under the name of Christof Ganz. While he doesn't have the worst war record he feels that it is better that people don't know who he is and the fewer questions the better.

Through a series of fortuitous connections he is offered a job as an investigator at an insurance firm in Munich. Being a former detective with some significant investigations under his belt it is exactly the

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

Applications are now being invited for the fourteenth annual Ted & Mary O’Regan Arts Bursary. The Bursary was inaugurated in 2005 to honour the memory of one of Waterford’s best loved and respected couples. The purpose of the Award is to assist an individual or individuals, either from or with a strong connection to Waterford City or County, to pursue and develop their chosen arts discipline.

Applicants should note that the criteria for the Bursary are open and flexible and that people of all ages may apply. Whilst the Bursary has, in the past facilitated recipients to attend a third level arts course, this is not a pre-requisite.

The Award will aim to fill the financial gap which prohibits an arts worker or arts student of any age or any arts discipline achieving their artistic goal.

The Bursary is funded by a combination

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Tuesday, 8th May 2018

LEGENDARY actress/singer Doris Day is immortalised by West End performer Aileen Donohoe in a glorious celebration of her music and movies in Garter Lane on Saturday, May 12.

America’s sweetheart, Doris Day enjoyed a spectacular career, spanning more than 30 years, from the the big band era to the golden age of Hollywood. A Date with Doris, which premiered in 2014 with sell-out shows in The Wexford Arts Centre, The National Concert Hall, Dublin, Cork Opera House and Mill Theatre, Dundrum is seen through the eyes of a very big ‘Doris Day Fan’ as she prepares for a very special date with her ‘secret love’.

Aileen Donohue, a self-confessed Doris Day obsessive has been a professional singer for 15 years and has performed in London at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Royal Albert Hall and in West End Shows: Wicked,

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Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

LEGENDARY actress/singer Doris Day is immortalised by West End performer Aileen Donohoe in a glorious celebration of her music and movies in Garter Lane on Saturday, May 12.

America's sweetheart, Doris Day enjoyed a spectacular career, spanning more than 30 years, from the the big band era to the golden age of Hollywood. A Date with Doris, which premiered in 2014 with sell-out shows in The Wexford Arts Centre, The National Concert Hall, Dublin, Cork Opera House and Mill Theatre, Dundrum is seen through the eyes of a very big 'Doris Day Fan' as she prepares for a very special date with her 'secret love'.

Aileen Donohue, a self-confessed Doris Day obsessive has been a professional singer for 15 years and has performed in London at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Royal Albert Hall and in West End Shows: Wicked,

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Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

Omega Three play in Patrick Street Gateway

Centre on Saturday 5th May 2018 @ 8pm.

For an evening of sublime music from four of Waterford's finest artistes make your way to Patrick Street Gateway this Saturday night. You won't be disappointed but come early - I've got a feeling the "House Full' sign will be on display. Doors: 7.30pm. Show 8pm. Adm. 10 euro

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Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

Saturday May 19th at Theatre Royal

The Dublin City Ramblers have thrilled audiences worldwide with their unique blend of Ballads, Folk, Humour, Wit and foot-tapping music.

Their impressive career has spanned more than 35 years, with over 30 albums, Top Ten hits, several Awards for best Ballad/Folk Group and, to top it all off, 8 Gold Albums. It is certainly no wonder that they are classed as Ireland's Number 1 Ballad Group!

They have performed at most Major Festivals worldwide, including headlining Milwaukee Irish Fest, Cleveland Irish Fest, Hollywood Irish Fest, Florida Miami Irish Fest, Ft Lauderdale and most USA, Canadian & other fests throughout the Globe! Their music has also taken them all over Europe to rapturous receptions.

They have performed at every major venue in Ireland and abroad, Inc. Dublin's National Stadium, National Concert Hall, Cork's Opera House, London's Royal Albert Hall,

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