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Frankie Gavin and Dr Danan Back on the road to the Royal Theatre

For many years traditional super group De Dannan were the forerunners in the Irish traditional music world but after 33 years, 14 albums and a number of changes in the line up, the group disbanded in 2003. This July, original founding member and world famous fiddle player Frankie Gavin will unleash a new De Dannan which in his own words "will reflect a De Dannan of the 21st century”.

World Fleadh comes to the Linenhall

The World Fleadh, one of Ireland's biggest music festivals, comes to Castlebar from July 31 to August 8, with a fantastic selection of top Irish traditional, folk Celtic and country music acts. The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar is delighted to host a number of these prestigious concerts over the August Bank Holiday weekend:

World Fleadh set to rock Castlebar

Castlebar is ready to rock this weekend with the arrival of the World Fleadh, the first time this Irish and Celtic music festival will be staged in the west of Ireland. Bucking all recessionary trends, music enthusiasts are expected to descend on Castlebar in their thousands for nine full days of world-class musical entertainment with the best of what Ireland has to offer on display.

Linenhall host World Fleadh concerts

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The World Fleadh, one of Ireland's biggest music festivals, comes to Castlebar from July 31 to August 8, with a fantastic selection of top Irish traditional, folk, Celtic, and country music acts. The Linenhall Arts Centre is playing host to a number of these prestigious concerts over the August Bank Holiday weekend (booking for these events is through the Linenhall Arts Centre on 094 902 3733).

Oughterard hosts currach race finals

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Local competitors were to the fore in the All Ireland currach racing finals regatta which took place at Baurisheen Bay on Lough Corrib, Oughterard at the weekend.

Westmeath musician shines at All-Ireland Fleadh

Westmeath competitor Audrey Murphy was among the big winners at this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann which took place in Tullamore last week.

The legendary Chieftains are coming back to Castlebar

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The Chieftains are now recognised for bringing traditional Irish music to the world's attention. They have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.

The Chieftains live tonight in the Royal

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The Chieftains are now recognised for bringing traditional Irish music to the world's attention. They have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.

Crane to host new trad album launches

THE CRANE Bar will host a double album launch from musicians Claire Keville and Kathleen Loughnane on Saturday at 6.30pm.

 

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