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Ultan Conlon - ‘Songwriting is the way I express myself’

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His music has been played on RTÉ, Today FM, the BBC, and regional stations throughout Ireland. His albums have been acclaimed by music critics and bloggers. The video for his most recent single features Barry Ward, an emerging name in Irish film.

The Cosby Show @ Monroe’s Live

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PHIL COSBY is a man who is not afraid of the brutal. He takes his audience on a journey through luscious folk ballads, to out and out rock and roll, to driving dance grooves, and transient soundscapes.

Suspended sentence for ex-chef who failed to pay restaurant bills

An ex-chef with an appetite bigger than his pocket and 200 previous convictions was given a eight month suspended sentence for failing to pay for meals in Galway city restaurants as well as failing to appear in court.

The ‘absolutely wonderful’ Zervas & Pepper

“I CAN think of nothing better than lying in a field listening to Zervas & Pepper. Perfect festival music.” So declared the BBC’s Mark Radcliffe.

Student knocks over garda after being helped down from a roof by fire brigade, court hears

A 21-year-old fitness student whose drunken stunt of climbing on the roof of a city centre shopping centre resulted in the fire brigade being called out was warned compensation will not be accepted until all legal costs were paid.

Folk-Trad hits Castlebar next Thursday

Five-piece Galway-based folk band Vickers Vimy performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, March 14 at 8pm. Vickers Vimy main men Ed Drea and Fintan Hanley write laid back folk tunes in the style of Paul Simon or Jack Johnson. Inspired by the transatlantic flight of the Vickers Vimy from Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara in 1919, Ed and Fintan wrote and recorded an album. Produced by Daragh O’Toole and mixed by Ger McDonnell, it features Colm Mac Con Iomaire from The Frames and The Swell Season and a good crew of friends and featuring well-known Davitt College Music teacher and school musical producer Eamonn Mulderrig on drums. Vickers Vimy has supported such greats as John Martyn, The Hothouse Flowers, Mundy, The Guggenheim Grotto and Maria Doyle Kennedy, and released the critically acclaimed debut single, ‘Devil on Your Back’ in 2012. The long-awaited debut album That Vinyl Scratch sees light of day some time this month.

Vickers Vimy live at the Linenhall next month

Five-piece Galway-based folk band Vickers Vimy performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, March 14 at 8pm.

Connemara man fails to pay €100 taxi fare after release from prison, court hears

A Connemara man ended up being brought to a Garda station only hours after being released from prison after he failed to pay a taxi driver the €100 fare from Castlerea to Galway.

Suspended sentences for men charged with forgery

A former Supermacs manager and his cousin were given a six month and seven month suspended sentence respectively for attempting to open bank accounts with forged letters of employment and utility bills.

Three months suspended for tearing up station cell mattress

A 24-year-old man who tore up a mattress while being held in a garda station cell received a three month suspended sentence at Galway District Court this week.

 

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