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Two of the top Irish musicians of their generation, violinist Elizabeth Cooney and pianist Finghin Collins, are to give a special recital in Holy Trinity Church, Westport, at 8pm this Sunday July 19.
AISLING PRIOR, a co-founder of the Galway Film Centre, has been appointed as curator of the 2014 TULCA Festival of Visual Art, which runs from November 7 to 23.
CO GALWAY’S coastline and coastal sites are the inspiration and starting point for the programme for this year’s TULCA festival of visual art.
Galway composer Jane O’Leary will represent Ireland at the 2010 ISCM World New Music Days festival in Sydney, Australia.
In Roy Foster’s impressive biography of WB Yeats* he tells an interesting anecdote concerning the sinking of the RMS Lusitania off the Cork coast on May 7 1915. The Galway writer Violet Martin (the second half of the caustic but amusing Sommerville and Ross duo), was walking by the sea near Castletownshend, Co Cork, when she saw the Lusitania pass in ‘beautiful weather’. Half and hour later, as the ship steamed passed the Old Head of Kinsale on her way to Liverpool, it was torpedoed by a German U-boat. Nearly 2,000 people perished.
TOMORROW, SATURDAY, and Sunday, the fabled Coole Park plays host to the 14th annual Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering which, as ever, features a top-notch array of speakers and performers coming together to celebrate Lady Gregory and her world.