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Des Bishop - Mia Mamma

 

Des Bishop's new comedy show, Mia Mamma, is inspired by the 'star' of his life, his mother, who died in March 2019.

I am often asked “Where do you get your material from?” The truth is that I try to see the funny in everything. My mother died in March 2019 and of course it was sad and grief can be tough, but I saw a lot of funny in that too. Since death comes to us all and grief is something most of us will experience, I thought there must be plenty of people who would like that funny to be shared.

Maura Laverty - This Was Your Life

A sparkling new play about Maura Laverty, the multi-talented broadcaster, cookery expert, agony aunt and controversial writer, who was a household name in Ireland for three decades.  Maura is spirited back from the dead as a guest on a surreal TV show called ‘This Was Your Life.’ She cooks a recipe from her iconic cookbook, Full And Plenty, on stage and talks about her roller-coaster life.

An Evening with Paul Brady

Paul Brady, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland's most highly regarded and successful artists. He crosses musical boundaries again and again, incorporating folk, rock, blues traditional Irish & classic pop styles into his song writing. His live performances, whether solo or with full band, include songs from his extensive catalogue of 40 years. Often classified as a ‘musicians' musician’, Paul Brady's songs have been covered by a huge array of major artists.

Remembering Joe Dolan

Remembering Joe - The Original Joe Dolan Show with the Dolan Family

Ballymaloe Grainstore audiences loved this show in 2019, so we’ve invited the Dolans back for their musical tribute show to their late Uncle and Brother in 2020.

’No Show Like A Joe Show’ was the catchphrase used to describe Joe’s live shows and how they put people in a happy mood.  This night in will do the same and will have you singing along to all those famous hits!

George Murphy and The Rising Sons

George Murphy and the Rising Sons.

At only 33 years of age, George Murphy has lived an entire life in music.

Steeped in the tradition and folklore of Ireland’s greatest folk legends, George shot to fame overnight as the winner of You’re a Star along with a No. 1 album produced by Phil Coulter. His brilliant version of Raglan Road was matched only by the great Luke Kelly.

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