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Some of Galway’s best known musicians are coming together on Wednesday night, Dec 6 in the Clayton Hotel to pay tribute to the late great Galway hurler Tony Keady in a gala concert.
Clifden Community Arts Festival began its 40-year life in Clifden Community School in 1977 and the arts in education has been the central ethos of the festival ever since. With the opening of a new community school in Clifden this year, the festival which takes place from September 13-24 2017, will be part of this new and exciting beginning for the town. The festival celebrates the arts for the children of Clifden Community School, Scoil Mhuire, Claddaghduff, Cleggan and Cashel and Ballyconnelly National school, helping to develop artistic and social skills, and provide an outlet for self-expression and development.
It started with a simple post on Facebook from Philadelphia based musician, Gabriel Donohue. Gabriel is a native of Kilconieron and also a renowned musician and producer who recently performed with Tom Waits on the Jay Leno show in the US.
Following the recent flooding of Yeat’s tower and cottage at Thoor Ballylee, a number of Galway musicians are to perform a fundraising concert in The Village Theatre, Carrabane this weekend.