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CELTIC FOLK-Metal, Trash Metal, Groove Metal, and alternative rock will sound loud and dangerous when Na Cruithne, Snowblind, Afterlife To Ashes, and Sixth Extinction, play The Cellar Bar.
IN HIS first official engagement as Mayor of Galway, Pearce Flannery told the launch of the 29th Galway Film Fleadh, how, as a boy in Ballinasloe, he and his friends were thrilled to be cast as extras in the 1971 movie, Flight Of The Doves.
LINDA BHREATHNACH, who impressed at last year's Galway Film Fleadh with Adulting, returns with her new film Native, starring Patrick Bergin, which will be screened at the 2017 fleadh.
Athlone Castle welcomes well-known Mullingar native, historian, and renowned academic, Ruth Illingworth, for a free talk in the Lower Keep as part of the Bealtaine Festival on Saturday, May 27, at 2.30pm.
The Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta has recently given its approval to a new Údarás consultation and support scheme ‘Bí Réidh’ to assist in encouraging Gaeltacht companies to prepare for Brexit and to develop an action plan in this regard. A fund of €100,000 has been made available for this scheme which will be based on self-assessment of their exposure to Brexit, and a Consultancy Grant Scheme, under the De Minimis rule, with maximum of €5,000 each being allowed.
More than 2,000 people were in attendance as Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, ignited the fire on the famed Hill of Uisneach to mark Ireland’s oldest recorded Bealtaine festival, last Saturday, May 6.
Age and Opportunity has announced an exciting line-up of Mayo-based events which will take place during the month of May as part of Bealtaine 2017, Ireland's annual festival of creativity as we age. Now in its 22nd year, Bealtaine continues to be embraced by the Mayo community with many arts and cultural events organised by local libraries, arts centres, care settings, galleries, active retirement groups, and community groups across the county. This year’s theme, All together now, will stage major events in Mayo.
A total of €3,500 in funding has been allocated to the Uisneach Bealtaine festival in Westmeath as part of the 2017 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme.
The Bealtaine Festival takes place across the country during the month of May.
WITH ANOTHER Bank Holiday coming so soon after the last it's another chance for a long weekend and big nights out, and HALO nightclub, Abbeygate Street, has a stacked line-up of resident DJs all weekend.