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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

The must-see show of the year

GARTER Lane deliver the goods again next week with Decadent Theatre’s stunning production of Frank McGuinness’s Some One Who’ll Watch Over Me, which comes to the Theatre this coming March 14 & 15. The show is a timeless Irish classic, by one of our most celebrated writers, it’s been getting rave reviews up and down the country and it’s absolutely a must-see!

An Englishman, an Irishman and an American are locked up together in a cell in the Middle East. As victims of political action, powerless to initiate change, what can they do? How do they live and survive?

This riveting drama explores the daily crisis endured by hostages whose strength comes from communication, both subtle and mundane, from humour, from wit and from faith. Over the course of their confinement the men exercise, playact, and argue

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Saturday 17 March

St Patrick's Gateway Celebrate Paddy's Day in style with Labyrinth Management & Events' most exciting show of the year, featuring Ireland's biggest soul star Brian Deady for a full band standing show that is not to be missed.

Brian Deady had been something of a well kept secret at home in Ireland until his song Clap Both My Hands became one of the most played Irish songs of 2016 and reached No.1 in the Spotify UK Viral charts. His recent single ‘Get on My Knees’ has also featured in the hit American TV show ‘Lucifer’.

Conjuring up strong gospel influences, at times the Irishman sounds more like he was raised in the Deep South than as one of 10 kids in Cork and his rich, soulful voice comes with a contemporary R&B edge.

Here is an artist you can believe in

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

It’s the biggest day of the year coming up this weekend as we celebrate our national Saint, and the BIGGEST party of St Patrick’s Day (Saturday) takes place under one roof at Shortt’s, Project and the Terrace. Doors are 9pm, admission is just €5 and the full line up of entertainment for this Access All Areas St Patrick’s extravaganza is:

LIVE @ SHORTTS

9.30PM - CADILLAC TRIO

Brand New Cadillac are one of the most popular resident bands at Shortts and the three piece version take 90 minutes from their fully booked day of gigs to come and play those rock, reggae, pop and ska hits that you all know and love. A full dancefloor is guaranteed.

12AM BACKROAD SMOKERS CLUB

The Deise’s own Funk-Soul-Brothers play support to the brilliant Brian Deady at St Patrick’s Gateway earlier in the evening before slipin’ and slidin’ down

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Due to the very bad weather David Flynn had no other option but to cancel his eagerly awaited show at the Theatre Royal on March 2nd last. But it’s all systems go for this coming Friday 16th March as his new scheduled date and it’s extra special being St Patrick’s weekend.

David will be joined on stage with his top live band featuring some of the country’s leading musicians. Along with special guests this night promises to be one of the highlights of 2018. David will take you on a musical journey singing some of our best loved ballads and putting his own unique stamp on classics like ‘The Town I loved so well’ and The Fields of Athenry. Don’t be disappointed and get your tickets for David Flynn live at the Theatre Royal on the eve of St Patrick’s Day.

There

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Crufts

If you have any sort of interest in dogs then this event is surely one of the televisual highlights of your year. While there are those who think that the way dogs are displayed and judged is inherently wrong there is still a lot to recommend this series of programmes centered around a celebration of all things canine. While the main event is undoubtedly all of the events leading up to the crowning of the top dog of the year there is also a lot going on outside the main arena that is of interest. There are the agility and flyball sessions where it is clear that the dogs involved absolutely love what they are doing. And then there is the demonstrations of all the ways in which dogs help mankind such as those that can detect cancer and also

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

waterfordfilmforall and Garter Lane Arts Centre present Loveless

Oscar nominated, Loveless is the fifth film from Russian writer/Director Andrey Zvyagintsev. Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and bitter recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening to abandon their 12-year-old son Alyosha. Loveless uses its riveting portrait of a family in crisis to offer a thought-provoking commentary on modern life in Russia. See it in Garter Lane Arts Centre on Tuesday, March 20th at 7.30pm.

"Coastal Views" by Lisa Keane.

Lisa Keane is a Waterford based artist who graduated from WIT with a Ba Hons in arts in 2007.

"Art was always a big part of me, ever since I was a kid. I loved anything I could

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Following a short break from their hectic schedule the lads have decided to "Get back into the picture" in our Main Gallery which doubles as an intimate concert venue.

As always, their visit promises an evening of lively music and merriment which leaves you with a smile on your face and a happy tune in your head. (not to be missed).

Omega Three’s set-list has been described as ‘country blues meets folk meets jazz’. Omega Three gig as ‘Easy listening to a quartet of seasoned musicians For this Coastguard Centre gig, Francie, Mickey and the pair of Gerrys will kick off at 8pm with doors @ 7.30pm.

Adm. €10. BYOB. Book in advance at venue

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Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Author Rory Clement Published by Zaffre Price 14.99 Euro

It is 1939 and while England is on a war footing no one really knows when the actual war is going to break out in Europe. Professor Tom Wilde is a lecturer in history in Cambridge and as an American in Britain is seen as a part time conduit for secret information to be passed between the two nations.

In the first book in the series he helped stop the kidnapping of the monarch and in this the second novel he will become involved in trying to thwart the Nazi's in trying to destabilise the British attempts to acquire an atomic bomb. There is an arms race on and there is a serious race between all of the most advanced countries to develop what they term to be a super bomb. The Cavandish

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Wednesday, 7th March 2018

DJ/Producer Moorhouse is back with Dance Thru The Decades 2.

After the launch on Friday 9th February which was a great night of music from Elvis to Ed Sheeran. Moorhouse plans to make it a monthly social night out for all to enjoy.

Saturday 10th March "Dance Thru The Decades 2" Starts 9pm to 12 Midnight Doors Open 8:30pm at St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre Waterford. Moorhouse will be playing music from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s & 10’s on the night and taking request. Also on the night refreshments bar and more. Tickets Pre-Sale €8

Door Price €10.

About Moorhouse

Moorhouse has performed in many clubs and hotels around the South & South-East and provided music for numerous weddings, party’s and other gala events in some of Ireland’s top venues.

Moorhouse was set up in 2013 by Thomas Moorhouse as a business to provide

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Wednesday, 7th March 2018

At Theatre Royal Waterford Easter Saturday - March 31st

After sell out shows across Dublin, George Michael & WHAM! are hitting the road again. Stopping off at The Theatre Royal Waterford on Sunday March 31st.

Join George Michael & WHAM! tribute artist James Bermingham for a 2-hour set and sing along to some of your favourite tracks such as "Faith", "I'm Your Man", "Wake Me up Before You Go-Go" to name a few.

Show starts @ 8p.m. Tickets €21 available from Box Office/Tel: 051-874402 or http://www.theatreroyal.ie

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