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OPERA Theatre Company has joined forces with Opera Northern Ireland to produce Haydn's Il Mondo Della Auna, in a new English version called Life On The Moon, opening on February 8th at the Theatre Royal, Wexford... Mike Casey is the editor of a new and very interesting arts and news magazine based in Galway, Tin Drum ... A new edition of the famous Irish language literary journal, Innti, will be published next week... The speakers for Saturday's panel discussion, at 3 p.m. in Design Yard, Temple Bar, on the subject, Robert Mappelthorpe, artist, pornographer or both include film publicist Trish Long, photographer Karl Grimes and novelist Evelyn Conlon. The Clare based journal, New Series: Departures is running a short story and poetry competition with £350 worth of prizes to be won - Write to John Doorty, Carrowkeal, Kilshanny, Kilfenora, Co Clare enclosing a self addressed envelope, for an entry form...