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You will be in for a real treat to have the opportunity to listen to No Crows in Christ Church, Castlebar, this evening, Friday. No Crows are a dynamic folk orchestra formed in 2005 playing their first session in Shoot The Crows, Sligo. No Crows’ growing output of original material reflects their diverse musical roots, from Irish traditional to Latin rumba, classical, jazz, rock, and Balkan music.
The opening film in this year’s Galway Film Fleadh is Song Of Granite, an absorbing and lyrical portrait of legendary sean-nós singer Joe Heaney. It is directed by Pat Collins best known for his acclaimed documentaries on Michael Hartnett, John McGahern, Frank O’Connor, Gabriel Byrne, and Tim Robinson. While Song Of Granite is a feature film, it fits seamlessly into that body of work.
FUTURE ISLANDS, the indie-electro, synth-pop trio, whose music is one part melancholic, one part euphoric; led by the impassioned vocals and endearingly dodgy 'dad dancing' of Samuel T Herring, are coming to Galway.
GE-OLOGY, THE producer, DJ, and gifted visual artist, who has worked with Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, De La Soul, and a young Tupac Shakur, is coming to the Electric Garden and Theatre for the next Shivers night.
In the Diary of September 22 I asked whether the ‘gallant and humane’ Captain John Wilson of the The Minnie Schiffer, who miraculously snatched from certain death 591 passengers and crew from the burning PS Connaught, ever received the ‘elegant service of plate’ especially commissioned for him from the prestigious Tiffany and Co of Broadway, New York. The plate was paid for by the merchants of New York and Boston ‘in appreciation of his gallant conduct at sea’ on that fateful evening October 8 1860.
There can be no greater horror for passengers and crew than facing death on a burning ship in a heavy sea, that was sinking by its bow. Which death would you choose? Stay on board and be burnt? Or chance your luck in the waves?
HE FOUNDED The Capitol Showband that scored a number of firsts for Irish bands at home and abroad. He discovered songwriting legend Phil Coulter, he set visionary trad band Planxty on the road to success, he is Des Kelly.
He founded The Capitol Showband that scored a number of firsts for Irish bands at home and abroad. He discovered songwriting legend Phil Coulter, he set visionary trad band Planxty on the road to success, he is Des Kelly.