The Music of Mayo - A Musical Heritage Residency at the Linenhall Arts Centre

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

The traditional music heritage of Mayo is at the centre of an exciting three-month artist residency at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar this winter. Led by traditional musician and composer Emer Mayock, the residency celebrates traditional music in Mayo and in particular the compositions of Mayo musicians and singers from the past, present and future. The residency will result in a unique digital resource of notated songs and tunes, a CD recording, and a concert featuring Mayo’s leading lights in Traditional music on Wednesday, January 31 at the Linenhall.

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The corridors are alive with The Sound of Music in Sancta Maria College

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Sancta Maria College in Louisburgh has announced the staging of its 23nd annual musical production, the family favourite The Sound of Music. Preparations are in full flow in the school with students and staff working tirelessly to produce this much loved show.

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Chris Kent brings Moving On to Castlebar

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’, Chris Kent gave up the day job as an electrician to pursue his calling in comedy. He emerged onto the Irish comedy scene in 2009 after winning the Bulmers Nuttin’ But Funny competition.

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St Patrick's Drama Group present Thy Will Be Done

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

St Patrick’s Drama Group, Westport, return to the stage once again with a revival of one of their most popular productions over the past 50 years, Michael Carey’s hit, Thy Will Be Done. This is the story of two brothers, and is set in the summer of 1998 in an old outhouse where Jack (Lennie Grimes) has been living for nearly 40 years after falling out with his brother Peteen (Tony Varley) who remained in the family home.

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Laoise Kelly to hit the right note at TradFest

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Laoise Kelly from Westport will perform at St Werburgh’s Church on Saturday, January 27, at 1pm as part of TradFest 2018. Laoise, now living on Achill Island, is regarded as the most significant harper of her generation.

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In Between next up for Linenhall Film Club

Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Linenhall Film Club continues its 2018 season with director Maysaloun Hamoud’s terrific debut feature In Between on Tuesday, January 23, at 8pm. This critically acclaimed film follows the lives of three strong, independent minded Israeli-Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv.

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Chris Leach exhibition to open in Westport

Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Custom House Studios in Westport will be hosting a new exhibition of works by artist Chris Leach, the official opening of the exhibition will take place on Friday, January 26, by Alice Maher and the exhibition will run until Sunday, February 18.

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Claremorris artist's new exhibition opens in Ballina

Fri, Jan 12, 2018

The official opening of the new exhibition by Norah Brennan in the Ballina Arts Centre, took place last night. The exhibition entitled Moving Along is a series of abstract silkscreen works on paper by Claremorris-based artist Norah Brennan.

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Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution at the Linenhall

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

In an evening of satire, history and song, Paddy Cullivan (from RTÉ’s Callan’s Kicks) presents the hugely entertaining The Ten Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar on Thursday, November 30 at 8pm.

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Paper, Light, Shadow exhibition travels across Mayo

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

An innovative exhibition with art works made by teenage Syrian refugees travels to Claremorris Library this week. The exhibition entitled Paper, Light and Shadow will open in Claremorris Library on Wednesday evening. The artists of this travelling exhibition are a group of teenage Syrian refuges who recently resettled in Mayo.

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Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society present - White Christmas

Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society are ready to entertain audiences of all ages with their next production, White Christmas. For their fourth production, the society have picked a wonderful Christmas tale that is sure to delight audiences old and young. This heart-warming production will come to Castlebar on Thursday, November 30, Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2 and will be performed in the impressive surroundings of GMIT. The shows will be performed nightly at 8pm with an additional matinee performance on Saturday at 2.30pm.

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Macnas artists' exhibition in Charlestown

Fri, Nov 24, 2017

In Sight is an exhibition of cross-disciplinary art work at Charlestown Arts Centre by artists associated with renowned Galway-based performance company, Macnas. The exhibition opens on Sunday, December 3 and runs until Friday, December 22.

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