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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Gateway Centre January 13 Tickets €20 from 087 9028153

Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend. On 30th

January 1984 it is said that the whole of Dublin grieved the early death of Dubliner legend Luke Kelly who has left an indelible mark as being the greatest folk artist of the 20th

Century and whose music is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s cultural treasures. Dublin singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh was raised on Irish music and has been singing Irish folk songs since he was three years old. He learned to play the piano by ear when he was five and his love and passion for Luke Kelly’s music led him to learn to play the 5 string long neck banjo in 2001.

Over the past fifteen years he has amazed audiences following powerful sell-out performances in prominent Irish venues such

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Mad Ferritt are the country’s Top Oasis tribute band. They played a sell out show at Project last Christmas and are back to do the honours again on Friday, 23 December. The lads play a 2 hour set of Old Skool Oasis classics with the swagger and attitude of the Gallagher brothers. The set includes all their greatest hits from the 90s which first brought the UK’s biggest ever band to the attention of the world over two decades ago. It’s gonna be Supersonic and the only place to be on the BIG break-up night of Christmas.

Doors are 10pm and admission just €5.

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

The co-op has found this year to be one of the best to date and credit the success to the huge demand for unique gifts, customers supporting and buying local, the huge selection of quality locally handmade crafts and to the Winterval festival. Get down there before the craft fair closes its doors at 5.30 pm on Friday.

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Friday night welcomes Thank Funk back in Noc Noc!

This amazing 7 piece band cover the best of Funk through the years in their electric set! With covers from legends such as Earth, Wind & Fire, David Bowie and Chic, they always put on a show stopping performance! DJ Shay Searson will be in The Reg Bar from 10pm 'till late with all your favourite floor fillers!

MONDAY NIGHT sees The Cider Wasps to the Noc Noc stage! This four piece band provide a set full fantastic Rock/ Alternative covers as well as some original music mixed in. This Friday is definitely not one to miss with these guys rocking out Noc Noc!

DJ Shay Searson will be in The Reg Bar from 10pm 'till late

Plus see all the Premier League Action over the Christmas period on Big Screens at The Reg

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Tony Clayton Lea Irish Times.

Rebel Rebel are Europe’s top David Bowie tribute and will be playing the 1,600 capacity Vicar Street in Dublin on his Birthday, 8 January, next year.

Tickets for that one are €28 and worth every penny of that for Bowie fans as evidenced by their fantastic performance at this year’s Daytripper Festival.

However, you can catch them at Project in Waterford on 29 December for the amazing advance ticket price of €12 (or €15 on the door) to celebrate the truly brilliant songs of one of rock music’s absolute legends.

Those €12 tickets are available now at

When the late great David Bowie passed away at the beginning of this year, there was a huge outpouring of love and respect from music fans all over the world, something that has only previously been seen on the deaths

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Christmas Line-Up 2016

The good people at Shortt’s have once again put a fantastic line-up of live music together for the festive season. There are two early gigs of great original music to look forward to; Backroad Smokers Club (28 Dec, doors 9pm, free entry) and Propeller Palms (30 Dec, doors 8pm, advance tickets available at http://www.projectandshortts.ticketABC.Com). Otherwise it’s business as usual with great live music in the Bar from 11.30pm each night and the Good Times resident DJs on the Terrace, full details as follows:

Wed 21 Dec - RUFFUS

Waterford/Dublin outfit Ruffus kick up a hell of a storm for a 3 piece and offer a great ‘live gig’ experience with a set list of both modern (Kings Of Leon, Black Keys, Snow Patrol) and classic (U2, Oasis, Lizzy) rock covers.

Thur 22 Dec - THE JAM TARTS

The JTs have

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Absolutely Fabulous:The Movie

If the thought of a feature length movie starring Eddy and Patsy are the most awful best thrills you to the bone then you are going to be in a whole lot of pain when you come to watch this film.

Essentially, it's a big unfunny mess. There are some good lines, one or two good scenes but as for the rest you just feel let down and think to yourself why, when they got this chance, after talking about doing a movie for so long, did they manage to botch it all up so badly. The basic story is that Eddy's career is circling the toilet, yet again, until she hears that Kate Moss is looking for new representation. In her eagerness to land Moss as a client she makes a run for the supermodel and ends up

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Soma Contemporary Gallery, Lombard Street

Friday 23rd December

€8 on door

Labyrinth Management & Events in association with Soma Contemporary Gallery return with their multi-faceted celebration of the arts.

Symbiosis is about the mutualistic relationship between performer and the audience that shows off the range and strength of the arts currently in the South East, with this edition revolving around words and how they’re presented.

The Quinlan brothers Freddy and Ben will kick off proceedings with a poetry/spoken word set in the main gallery with the crowd all around, which will then be followed by Central Hall performing their high energy indie rock on the main stage.

Kreo Ghost and Red The Future flip poetry on it’s head with their hip hop set to get the crowd moving, with things rounded off nicely with Eoin Haberlin and Fionn Murphy spinning some soulful house in the other

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

The Madness of Nero by Tacitus Publisher Penguin Price €2

It is surprising that much of what people know about the Emperor Nero since his death approximately 2000 years ago proves to be just about what really happened at that time. The Roman writer Tacitus wasn't writing about Nero contemporaneously but some years after his death but he did have access to much of the source material that directly relates to the reign of the Emperor.

Of course he doesn't get everything right, there is no way that he could rewrite speeches given by men that were never written down and much of what he does write should be taken with a grain of salt but if there is one writer who gets to the heart of what was happening in Rome at that time then it is Tacitus. Nero didn't get

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Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Dermot & Dave Announce Nationwide Comedy Tour

Today FM duo takes to the roads of Ireland with hilarious new comedy show

Today FM’s lunchtime presenters Dermot & Dave this week announced a brand new nationwide comedy tour set to hit venues across the country from April 2017.

Entitled the ‘Ah Sure Lookit’ tour, Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore debuted their comedy show at the first Cork Comedy Festival in September of this year and the following month at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival in Galway. Both shows sold out in record time.

This is the first time the pair has taken to the stage for a comedy gig but they’re well used to each other, having worked together in radio for over 12 years. The tour will take in almost every corner of Ireland with 15 dates scheduled for April and May 2017 and a

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Letters to the Editor


    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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