Finbar Hoban Presents.... ASIWYFA

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

And So I Watch You From Afar (ASIWYFA) have just announced a Christmas date at The Garbo’s Venue in Castlebar this December. ASIWFA are one of Northern Ireland’s most breath-taking, compelling, and heart-stoppingly brilliant exports. With rumours of a new album on the horizon the band will play Garbo’s on December 29.

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Full Linenhall autumn programme announced

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The Linenhall Arts Centre’s full autumn/winter 2017 programme is now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme of music, theatre, comedy, film, literary events and more, promising something for everyone over the coming months. And of course there are exhibitions and workshops too, plus annual favourite RoolaBoola Children’s Arts Festival to keep the young ones entertained and engaged.

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Linenhall autumn programme goes live

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The first announced events for the Linenhall Arts Centre’s Autumn/Winter 2017 are now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme that promises lots for everyone in the coming months.

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Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

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The Quay Gallery is a must visit in Westport

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The Quay Gallery, Westport, is now in its fourth year of business and is co-owned by three award winning artists - Suzie Sullivan, Susan Basler, and Victoria Foutz. The gallery has gained a superb reputation, both in Ireland and overseas, since opening in 2014 by striving to seek out the best talent in Irish art and craft and at the same time developing the artist’s own unique creative style.

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Mayo’s Atlantic Rhythm musicians and dancers to feature at Italian Folk Festival

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Some of Mayo’s finest traditional Irish musicians and dancers will enjoy a unique opportunity to represent their county and country abroad in early September, as seven members of the Atlantic Rhythm Productions group have been selected to travel to Blessano, Italy, to perform in the prestigious Danzerini Udinesi Folk Festival from September 1 to 4. 

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Celtic Flames bring their magic to Westport

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Celtic Flames present their spectacular show of music, song and dance in The Town Hall, Westport on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm. Celtic Flames is an exciting 24 piece mixed music group, based in Galway and ranging in ages from six to 60, who play and perform a quality eclectic mix of traditional Irish music, song and dance fused with a more contemporary idiom. Formed originally as a ten piece group in 2011, it has grown to include the top young talent to emerge from the west of Ireland in recent years and their mission is to entertain.

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New exhibition at the Custom House Studios in Westport

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Custom House Studios at Westport Quay are pleased to host the exhibition Ionospheric by Michelle Dunne which will be opened by Anne McCarthy from Mayo County Council at Custom House Studios Gallery on Thursday, August 10, at 7.30pm. The exhibition will run every day until September 3.

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Heinrich Böll Association presents wonderful evening of music and talk

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

The Achill  Heinrich Böll Association presents a reading from In My Own Light by composer Raymond Deane, followed by a concert featuring two of his important compositions on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm in St Thomas’s Church, Dugort, Achill Island. Booking is advised. Tickets are available on Achill Island and online at www.boll100.ie/summer-concert-2017.

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Win a pair of tickets to Harvest Country Music festival!

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Featuring 40 international and Irish acts across four different music stages, you can be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to either Saturday or Sunday of this year's Harvest Country Music Festival at Westport House, headlined by Nathan Carter and Miranda Lambert, by answering this simple question: What dates is the Harvest Music Festival taking place on? Send your answers to Harvest Country Music Festival Competition, Mayo Advertiser, Chapel Street, Castlebar, Co Mayo, or to news@mayoadvertiser.ie with Harvest Country Music Festival Competition in the subject line by Friday, August 18, to be in with a chance.

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At the box office in Mayo Movie World

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Summer means blockbuster movies and there is a great line up of entertainment at Mayo Movie World at the minute.

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Freddie White - 40 years of songs is coming to Castlebar

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Following successful concerts brought to you by Greenroom Bookings to the stunning venue of Christ Church, Castlebar, Greenroom Bookings has announced the amazing Freddie White live in this brilliant venue next month. He has been part of the fabric of the live music scene in Ireland since the 1970s. Born in Cobh, into a musical family, by age 17 he was playing professionally. At 19 he moved to London, where he busked in subways, and developed his unique voice and guitar style. His earliest recordings, which were remastered and rereleased in 2004, are still hugely popular among his loyal fan base.

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