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FOUR DAYS from now the Republic of Ireland begins its Euro 2016 campaign against Sweden, followed five days later by an encounter against the world No 1 Belgium. By the time the 'boys in green' face Italy on Wednesday June 22, all - or maybe nothing - will hinge on this match.
EAMONN CEANNT, the County Galwayman who was one of the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation, and who was crucial in reviving interest in, and paving the way for, the uilleann pipes central role in modern Irish music, is to be celebrated through a series of events in the city.
THE UKULELE Orchestra of Great Britain, the world renowned all-singing, all-plucking, devotees to the tiny four stringed instrument, celebrated for their covers of 'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', and 'Pinball Wizard', are coming to Galway.
AWARD WINNING Belfast short story writer, Paul McVeigh will be the main reader at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 26 at 6.30pm.
"I'M 21 today, 21 today! I've got the key of the door, never been 21 before, and Pa says I can do as I like, so shout, 'Hip Hip Hooray!'" goes the old music hall classic and one The Nualas could sing on their current tour.
"LIKE EARLY Beefheart meets Add N To X" is how Belfast duo Exmagician describe their music, and Galway has a chance to hear that claim up close and personal when the band play the Róisín Dubh.
BRIAN DEADY has been declared Ireland's "new soul star," by The Irish Times and "our favourite act in Ireland” by no less a legend than Nile Rodgers of Chic. Clearly this is an artist on the rise.
TWO OF Galway's finest singer-songwriters - Ultan Conlon and Eoin Dolan - will be among the headline acts at the Citóg nights taking place in the Róisín Dubh across February, which will also feature punk, indie, prog, and folk.
THE IRISH debut of Dutch baritone Henk Neven takes place in NUI Galway's Aula Maxima on Thursday February 4 at 8pm, where he will perform songs by Mendelssohn, Schuman, Ibert, and Ravel.
LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ, a first rate sean nós singer, Kevin Burke, a legendary fiddle player, and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist Tim Edey, play the Station House Theatre, Clifden, on Monday January 25 at 8pm.