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On January 30 1984 it was said that the whole of Ireland grieved the death of Dubliner Luke Kelly and you can relive his legend in Claremorris Town Hall on Saturday October 13.
Athlone Town ended their 2018 season as they had started it, with a defeat. The opening game of the campaign had saw the Town lose in Galway and the season finished with another away defeat in Wexford.
After his sold-out performance in December, Phil Coulter will return to Westport Town Hall Theatre to perform his hit show 'Pure Gold' on Saturday, July 21st at 8pm.
The summer season of events at Roscommon Arts Centre has just been announced and it is going to be another busy season at the popular entertainment venue.
WILD HAIR, wilder beards; songs about sex, drink, and politics; and a much needed injection of a rebellious, anarchic spirit into Irish folk music of the 1960s - The Dubliners truly were trailblazers.
Pete Lane, now in his 80s, who went to Ballindereen national school, spent most of his busy working life ‘on his knees thinning beet’. He had a friend Tommy Staunton from Lough Cutra, who had fought in World War I. Before Tommy went ‘over the top’ he was delighted when each soldier was handed a ‘little glass of brandy’. After which, Tommy claimed, you had no fear in the world. One day they were fighting the Germans, and managed to drive them out of their trenches. There they found a boiler of tea. It was still warm. The men settled down for a good cuppa but the officer warned them that the tea might be poisoned. Nobody cared if it was poisoned or not. ‘We were so exhausted an killed out’ that they enjoyed the break while the fighting continued.
DAMIEN DEMPSEY, described by The Guardian as "one of Ireland’s great singer-songwriters" and by The Daily Express as "one astonishingly gifted individual", returns to Galway in December.
PHIL COULTER - who has written songs for Van Morrison, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, and Luke Kelly - makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow at 8pm.