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Wednesday, 25th January 2017

As part of their offshoot club night ReWard, RePublik host a 2 Venue charity event in aid of Pine Grove Day Care centre (Alzheimer's Society) on Saturday January 28th at St. Patricks Gateway Centre, Patrick Street and then onto Project Waterford until late. Line-up includes Warren & Kenno, Will Power, Cailin, Ado, Ferg Lohan, Clive Sullivan, Gavin Jacob, Kieran Bolger, Ferg Lohan, Darragh Collopy, Kevin Grimes and Conor McGough.

Pine Grove Day Care Centre offer‘s Dementia Specific, person centred care specially designed to meet the needs of people with dementia, in a warm, welcoming and safe environment. The centre provides activity and stimulation as well as personal care. It also provides advice and support for family members.

Admission is €5 for St.Patrick's Church (7pm-11pm), €7 for Project (11pm-late) & €10 to both events with all proceeds being donated to Pine Grove Day

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Wednesday, 25th January 2017

Project Music Management was delighted to be involved in the very first concert of its kind in the Parish, Christmas in Belildus, which took place to a packed church. This annual event, which will evolve over the coming years, was a true display of a Parish coming together in spirituality and harmony, to achieve a positive evening that the whole audience could embrace. It set everyone nicely up for Christmas, just a few days later.

From the opening plainchant, in darkness, from

DORDAN to the wonderful performances of the Parish choirs, the true meaning of Christmas was obvious for all to hear and see. Throughout the evening readings and poetry, both spiritual and secular, were delivered with professionalism and aplomb by Gerry Kane, who is well known on the stages of the city.

The participating choirs, all from Waterford, represented this wonderful musical

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Wednesday, 25th January 2017

So said The Guardian of Marber’s play when it ran in London in 2015. Closer originally opened in London in 1997 and quickly became an international sensation, with Marber described as “the finest dramatist of his generation.”

After two months of rehearsal, there are now just two weeks to opening night of one of the most hotly anticipated productions in Dungarvan in recent times. Closer, is being staged by Curtain Call Productions Dungarvan from Wednesday, 8th – Saturday, 11th February in Dungarvan Town Hall Theatre (8 pm nightly).

Tickets (?13) are now on sale in The Wine Buff, Grattan Square, Dungarvan (058-24523) and Joe Kelly’s Pharmacy, Abbeyside (058-44433). Group discounts available for groups of 10+ (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakd37dd66d954b8881ec417bfc0d914840').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il'

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Wednesday, 25th January 2017

Dark, Disturbing, Claustrophobic, Frightening

A start to a new year brings the first piece of new theatre into Central Arts in January with a darkly psychological production of Conor McPherson’s ‘The Birds’. Brought to the stage by Tipperary-based company Sound Out Theatre, this is a new adaptation by leading Irish playwright Conor McPherson of Daphne Du Maurier’s classic story ‘The Birds’(as made famous by Alfred Hitchcock).

The piece is produced by up-and-coming company Sound

The Birds takes places at Central Arts Theatre from January 26 – 28 and tickets priced at just €12 are on sale now, available via http://www.centralarts.ie

This production contains some strong language and potentially disturbing content and is recommended for patrons aged 15 years and older.

‘DELICIOUSLY CHILLING, CLAUSTROPHOBIC, QUESTIONING, FRIGHTENING; AND WITH A TWIST’ - The Irish Independent

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

Big Time on Friday 20th January.

David O'Doherty – the Aldi Bublé, the Ryanair Enya – is delighted to present an evening of brand new jokes and songs.

David has spent the summer of 2016 on tour in America with Flight of the Conchords, performed at the Edinburgh Fringe - this is the Irish debut of his new show.

As seen on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Join us for what promises to be a hilarious night of comedy to kick start the spring season.

€18 and €16 concession

BOOK now as tickets are selling fast http://www.theatreroyal.ie, 051 874402 or pop into the box office on The Mall

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

The Foxy Divil Is Coming To Garter Lane

“A heartfelt, funny, thoughtful, charming tale of homelessness by Waterford's Stagemad Theatre Company”

(Theatre In Dublin 2016)

There are 7,000 homeless in Ireland 2017 of which 2,000 are children.

Stagemad throw a huge spotlight on this burning issue and asks all homeless organisations to come along and witness this courageous tale of one man’s plight on the streets of our country.

Following a hugely successful nationwide tour in 2016, which included a Dublin premiere during the Theatre Festival Waterford’s Stagemad brings “Foxy Divil” to Garter Lane Arts Centre Saturday 4th February @8pm.

Tickets are on sale now at the Garter Lane Box Office for €13. Book now as demand will be high.

Call 051 855038 Online http://www.garterlane.ie

Starting from what led him to take to the streets, through Frankie, a homeless man in the Ireland of 2017, we

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

David Flynn makes a welcome return to the theatre Royal stage on February 24th with his critically acclaimed show.

After selling out both his two previous shows here in his hometown in 2015 and 2016, David is once again very honoured to have his show return to the Royal.

Joining David on stage will be his live band featuring some of Ireland's leading musicians, and some special guests that will include the wonderful voice of Co. Waterford rising star Paula Weldon (Pictured below) and international sean nòs dancers The Cunningham family (Pictured below) This is a night guaranteed not to be missed.

Tickets are on sale now at Theatre Royal box office 051874402 or online at http://www.theatreroyal.ie

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) will present a live performance by singer-songwriter Sarah Bates in the foyer of University Hospital Waterford (UHW) on Monday 23rd January as part of its Healing Sounds programme.

Sarah Bates, has been playing at singer-songwriter venues around the South East for over 10 years.

Originally from Dublin but living in the South East for over 15 years, her material can best be described as easy listening folk music. Sarah recorded an album of original songs in 2009 entitled ‘Courage’ and has recorded both originals and covers for a number of Irish documentaries.

Jackie Hayden of Hot Press described Sarah’s vocal performance as ‘excellent’, and her voice as ‘haunting’. Sarah is also a current member of the Island of Ireland Peace Choir.

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust is delighted to welcome Sarah to University Hospital Waterford where she will

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

SHORTT’S BAR & TERRACE

Thanks to everyone that sang, danced and partied with us last week.

There’s no sign of any January blues at Shortts and The Terrace with the usual tonic of top quality live music and talented resident DJs keeping everyone in high spirits. The line-up for the weekend ahead is as follows:

Friday (20 Jan) – NO HOT ASHES + GROOVE DJs

A No Hot Ashes gig is like one big mad rush of top tunes, good laughs and an always buzzing atmosphere. The Deise 5 piece outfit have both male and female vocalists, allowing them to cover a wide range of your favourite rock and pop tracks, all delivered with boundless energy and skill. Out on the Terrace it’s all about getting into your Friday ‘Groove’ with a party mix of disco, funk & house music.

Saturday (21 Jan) –

Supersoul Machine

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Wednesday, 18th January 2017

ZULU

Fans of Orlando Bloom's nude paddle board pictures will be pleased to hear that the first time you see him in this South African crime thriller the man himself is naked in all his glory yet again.

That might be taking away somewhat from the film itself which is a gripping story of crime, drugs and big business in some of South Africa's poorest townships. Bloom plays a grizzled detective, almost perennially hung over, who has a poor relationship with his son and his ex-wife. His boss is played by Forrest Whitaker who as a child witnessed the 'necklace' killing of his father during the apartheid years. He is solid, upstanding, good to his mother and always tries to do the right thing so when news that a new drug is taking root in the township him and Bloom try to

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    Travel chaos as strike likely to go aheadWith the Bus Eireann strike for February 20th looking as if it will go ahead it seems that the workers in that particular section of the C.I.E. company will get the overwhelming support from their co-workers in Bus Eireann and Irish Rail. This will mean that public transport in the country will effectively come to a standstill next week. Considering that some bus stations share the same facilities between Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus it is understandable that some p …

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