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Sky Road Film Festival features an exciting lineup, the festival takes place on Saturday October 14th!

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This year's Sky Road Film Festival features an exciting lineup, the festival takes place on Saturday October 14th at the Station House Theatre in Clifden, Co Galway.

'When we came to Galway the atmosphere was totally different to any other city in Ireland'

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The opening film in this year’s Galway Film Fleadh is Song Of Granite, an absorbing and lyrical portrait of legendary sean-nós singer Joe Heaney. It is directed by Pat Collins best known for his acclaimed documentaries on Michael Hartnett, John McGahern, Frank O’Connor, Gabriel Byrne, and Tim Robinson. While Song Of Granite is a feature film, it fits seamlessly into that body of work.

Mayor recalls his one movie roll at film fleadh launch

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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.

Sean-nós singing workshops

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Máire Ní Mhaoilchíaráin, the 2015 Sean-Nós Singer-in-Residence at NUI Galway, will give a series of sean-nós singing workshops beginning at 7pm, Wednesday, 30 September, in the Seminar Room at the Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway.

 

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