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Wednesday, 15th August 2018

The Limehouse Golem

The Limehouse Golem was the nickname that the newspapers gave to a serial killer in the Eastend of London during the Victorian era.

The Golem was named after the infamous killer of Jewish legend because one of the victims of this killer was a Jewish scholar who had part of his body left on the pages of a book that was all about the mythical Golem.

The man entrusted with trying to apprehend the killer knows from the start that he is being set up for a fall by his superiors as he is moved from robbery to homicide to specifically track the killer.

If he fails in his task it will be easier to sack him rather than getting rid of one of the star detectives from homicide. This part is played by Bill Nighy. He soon realises that the

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Wednesday, 8th August 2018

OUR GUY IN CHERNOBYL.

Guy Martin has cornered the market in blokey documentaries where he mainly is elbows deep in some sort of mechanical contraption.

In this series of documentaries however he travels to Russia around the time of the World Cup to have a look at what really makes the country tick.

Naturally enough it is again focused around industrial items where he act like a giddy school boy in some of the most intricate and largest industrial mechanisms on the planet.

The last installment of the programme however saw him travel to the Ukraine to the location of the worst nuclear disaster that the world has ever seen to see how people there are trying their best, still, to contain the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster.

The first half of the show focused on the actual site of the nuclear reactor itself which

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Wednesday, 1st August 2018

Kingsman

Made by the same people that brought you KICK ASS this film shares many of the same sensibilities as that movie. It is funny, smart and more than a little violent. The plot of the film is that there is an evil billionaire who wants to get rid of much of the world's population as he can and because he has the time and the resources to do it he is about to put his plan into action.

There is only one force that can stop the man and that is the Kingsmen, an elite branch of the British secret service that has been operating undetected for over two hundred and fifty years, recruiting its operatives from amongst the elite of the British upper class. However in this film there is something of a change in the Kingsmen's recruiting plans. Seventeen

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Wednesday, 1st August 2018

Annual spraoi festival August Bank Holiday weekend, Throughout Waterford City

Waterford Spraoi International Street

Arts Festival is set to unleash a creative wonderland on the city’s streets on August 3rd, 4th, 5th. The annual extravaganza of performances, music and spectacle will o er audiences over 250 free shows and music gigs. Highlights include the festival parade, Bugs, featuring spectacular oats and hundreds of performers followed by a river-launched reworks nale. The festival commences on Friday at 4pm with the opening performance by the Sano Spraoi Orchestra at John Robert's Square.

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Wednesday, 1st August 2018

All Together Now

August Bank Holiday weekend 3-5th August Curraghmore House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford.

This August Bank Holiday Weekend All Together Now will see its debut festival for, music lovers, passionate performers, families, artists, musicians, creators, rebels, and refugees of a changing festival landscape. With Fleet Foxes, Villagers, Roisin Murphy and many, many more, a weekend of freedom and escapism through music, spoken word, comedy, theatre, debate, art and workshops. There will be fun across 10 stages and various di erent hidden quirky gems.

http://www.alltogethernow.ie

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Sunday, 29th July 2018

The live line-up this week at heerys covers everything from ska & reggae to Britpop, and the best of rock, pop and funk.

These are the bands that will bring the sunny month of July to a close on John Street.

The Renegades (Wednes- day), Skazoo Trio (Thurs- day), The Saucebirds (Sunday), Third WheeL (Monday) and Simon Phelan (Tuessday).

At the weekends, heerys resident DJs provide the entertainment and this week it’s Vibes with Jay Ru on Friday night and Devotion with Paul B on Saturday, playing the best of disco, funk, classic pop and retro house. With a full bar menu of classic cocktails, wines, beers & spirits, a comfortable and stylish lay- out, and a buzzing atmosphere, heery’s Late Lounge is provding to be the late night venue of choice for 'Summer in the

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Sunday, 29th July 2018

Mama Mia

Here We Go Again 'in MAXX'

Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia!

With the lm’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver), the musical comedy will open in Summer 2018. Mamma Mia! Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia!

The Movie are Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Oscar® winner Colin Firth return to play Sophie’s three possible dads.

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Sunday, 29th July 2018

All Together Now

August Bank Holiday weekend 3-5th August Curraghmore House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford.

This August Bank Holiday Weekend All Together Now will see its debut festival for, music lovers, passionate performers, families, artists, musicians, creators, rebels, and refugees of a changing festival landscape.

With Fleet Foxes, Villagers, Roisin Murphy and many, many more, a weekend of freedom and escapism through music, spoken word, comedy, theatre, debate, art and workshops. There will be fun across 10 stages and various different hidden quirky gems. http://www.alltogethernow.ie

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Sunday, 29th July 2018

Hook Lighthouse

Churchtown, Hook Head, Co. Wexford http://www.hookheritage.ie

Hook Lighthouse is open especially late to accommodate increased visitor numbers. Guided tours are on o er 7 days a week, sharing with visitors one of the greatest stories on Ireland’s Ancient East.

From July 21st to August 26th, Hook Lighthouse and Visitor Centre will open from 9.30 am closing after the last tour at 8 pm daily. Tours can be booked online in advance in order to avoid any waiting times or tour tickets can be purchased at the Lighthouse reception upon arrival, for details see http://www.hookheritage.ie

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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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    Rush to CriticismThere are not many people who at this stage have not heard about the Cash family and what happened to them. The mother and six of her children had to seek accommodation in the Tallaght Garda Station last week as they had absolutely nowhere to turn to. It led to an outcry as pictures of the young children sleeping on seats were posted to social media by the mother.Understandably there were a lot of people who were saddened to see that in this day and age that a family had to resor …

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