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Trad titans to celebrate Mary McPartlan

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FOLK SINGER Mary McPartlan has been a driving force in the cultural life of Galway city for many years, and she will be celebrated at the next Druid Sessions concert in The Mick Lally Theatre.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Traidphicnic returns to An Spidéal

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DE DANNAN, singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, sean-nós legend Seosamh Ó Neachtain and fiddle player Jesse Smith, are among those who will play the seventh annual Traidphicnic festival in An Spidéal.

Frankie Gavin in 'fiddle heaven' with new group The Provenance

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FRANKIE GAVIN, Gradam Ceoil’s 2018 Traditional Musician Of The Year, and long-time stalwart of De Danann, has launched a brand new, high-octane fiddle group, The Provenance, who play the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday June 3 in a gala birthday celebration for Tigh Choilí.

Back West - debut album and Róisín Dubh gig

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BACK WEST - Galway brother and sister duo Maureen and Brendan Browne, Tyrone's virtuoso PJ McDonald, and Lord of the Dance's Peter Vickers - launch their debut album in the Róisín Dubh this weekend.

‘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.

Cooney, Byrne, and Harper for Monroe's Live

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STEVE COONEY, Altan's Dermot Byrne, and Bríd Harper, three outstanding Irish trad musicians, are coming to Galway to play Monrtoe's Live next week.

Frankie Gavin and Liam Ó Maonlaí headline Éigse an Spidéil

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FRANKIE GAVIN and Liam Ó Maonlaí will headline Éigse an Spidéil 2017, the village's annual arts festival, which has been running for more than 30 years, and which runs from Thursday March 2 to Sunday 5.

Lunchtime value at The Cellar

The Cellar has existed as a bar since the seventies when pubs were mostly for drinking in, and it was a more Bohemian place entirely then, a hotbed of music with Irish artists such as Mickey Finn and Frankie Gavin regularly playing there. It has changed hands a few times since then, in recent years becoming well known also as a casual restaurant which closed down at the end of 2010. It was not destined to stay closed for long and reopened in its current reincarnation in April 2011.

'There’s never a dull moment'

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ON THE night of Thursday February 1 1996, Galway’s newly refurbished Town Hall Theatre officially opened with the world premiere of Druid’s production of Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

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