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The Crane Bar

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This pub, which is situated on the corner of William Street West and the Small Crane, was originally known as the West End Bar. In the 1930s it was owned by Paddy and Angela (known as Alda) Smith who lived over the pub. They also owned the garage behind the pub, which Paddy managed. This was where Bell, Book and Candle bookshop is today. Mrs Smith was from Loughrea and when she and her husband retired, they sold the business to her brother Mickey Coen. He ran it until 1970 when Padraig Cummins took it over. Padraig had a business in Menlo making concrete slabs.

Padraig Jack returns to The Crane

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PADRAIG JACK, the Aran Islands' singer-songwriter, plays his first Galway city show since his sold out concert in The Crane Bar in late 2017, when he returns to the Sea Road venue on Friday, June 24.

Patrick Bergin to launch Galway Sessions Festival 2018

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ANDY IRVINE, John and Pip Murphy, and the actor Patrick Bergin, are heading west for the 2018 Galway Sessions Festival, the city's annual celebration of traditional, folk, and roots music.

Tom French’s variations of the sonnet

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TOM FRENCH'S fifth collection, The Last Straw (The Gallery Press) exudes a deep sense of warmth even before it is opened. The painting illustrating the cover, Sunset, by Sadie Mackie, invites the reader to open the book and to revel in its content.

Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin’s Starlight Falling

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GALWAY SINGER Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin releases her wonderful new album Starlight Falling/Coinnlíní Ceoil 1, which sees her deliver spellbinding versions of some of her favourite songs as Gaeilge and in English.

Lighting up Galways Westend!!

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City neighbourhood turns on Christmas lights this Friday!

Padraig Jack to play The Crane

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ARAN ISLAND singer-songwriter Padraig Jack is on tour this month and brings his intimate, soulful music, to The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Friday November 24 at 8.30pm.

First National Harp Day to be celebrated in Galway

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On Saturday, November 11, Galway will be filled with the sounds of Ireland’s iconic instrument, the harp. Celebrating the first National Harp Day, Galway members of the newly formed national organisation Cruit Éireann/Harp Ireland have organized three free events in Galway City Museum during the day, and an informal concert in the Crane Bar in the evening.

Anna Falkenau and Lena Ullman to launch new album

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ACCLAIMED FIDDLE player Anna Falkenau and five-string banjo virtuoso Lena Ullman will launch their new album, I Can Hear You Calling, with a gig this weekend. The launch takes place upstairs in The Crane this Saturday at 6.30pm. Folk legend Andy Irvine has called the album “refreshingly stylistic and contemporary relevant". Admission is free. The album is available via iTunes or www.annafalkenau.com.

‘Long blond hair and an afghan coat’

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THIS SATURDAY marks the 30th anniversary of the death of the legendary Galway fiddle player and traditional Irish musician Mickey Finn. His passing will be marked in a weekend of memorial sessions at The Crane Bar, from Friday April 21 to Sunday 23, featuring Mickey’s widow, Lena Finn, as well as Sean Ryan, Jackie Small, and Mickey’s brother Johnny Finn.

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