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Eddie Moloney - the 'gentleman of Irish trad'

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FRANKIE GAVIN'S first taste of performing in front of an audience was in Corrandulla Town Hall, playing tin whistle, and standing beside him was the man who saw the potential in the youngster - the fiddler and flautist Eddie Moloney.

Eddie Moloney Memorial Concert

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EDDIE MOLONEY a traditional Irish musician extraordinaire, considered to be the best traditional flute player of his time and a formidable violinist, will be celebrated at this year's Galway Sessions Festival.

Major Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights to take place just before Arts Festival

Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.

Johnny’s gift – the story behind the charity single ‘Part Of A Tribe’

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IT IS the gift of a songwriter to put together a story that in lyrics and melody transcends time and place to transport us to a place of his/her making, often without us ever noticing the hand steering us along.

Leading Galway folk musicians release charity single

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SOME OF GALWAY’S greatest folk musicians, like Sean Keane, Sean Tyrrell, Mary McPartlan, and Johnny Duhan, have joined forces to create The Claddagh Band.

NUI Galway honours leading lights in the arts

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Three leading figures in literature, music, education, and the arts have received honorary degrees from NUI Galway this week in recognition of their contribution to the arts in Galway.

‘I’ve been waiting five years for this moment’

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Seán Duignan, the Irish journalist, newsreader, and political aide and writer, recalls that his time at the Jes, the longest established school in Galway, was generally happy. It was an all-male school then, and had a rowing team that did the school proud.

Frankie Gavin to play NUIG concert

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TRAD FIDDLE great Frankie Gavin will be among the stellar line-up of musicians performing at the NUI Galway’s Arts in Action Finale Concert.

Frankie Gavin & De Dannan - Galway Arts Festival concert

FRANKIE GAVIN & De Dannan will play one of the major concerts at this year’s Galway Arts Festival when they take to the stage of the Radisson Live Lounge tonight at 8pm.

Classical and trad concert for Coláiste Iognáid

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THE JES Choir and the NUI Galway Medical School Orchestra join forces with Frankie Gavin and Cora and Breda Smyth for a major concert on the university campus.

 

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