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Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Christy Moore at The Dean Crowe

The date has been set - the legendary Christy Moore will play The Dean Crowe Theatre on Thursday, May 31.

‘We always get a good turnout in Galway'

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THE YEAR is only just beginning to hit its stride, and already it is one to remember for “Dublin folk miscreants” Lankum. January saw them play Shane McGowan’s 60th birthday concert; while March sees the band up for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize, and begin a much anticipated Irish and British tour.

Album review: Lankum

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I RARELY get excited about Irish folk/trad albums, given most are either of the sickly slick super produced variety or else have that purist reductionism which renders trad as a kind of 'living dead' form where jibes that 'it all sounds the same' are not without foundation.

Art festival gigs @ Monroe’s Live

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BADLY DRAWN Boy, Stockton's Wing, Donal Lunny and Andy Irvine, are among some of the musicians who will be performing at Monroe's Live as part of the 40th Galway International Arts Festival.

Balkan and Irish fusion with Andy Irvine

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Legendary Irish singer and songwriter Andy Irvine will perform at Roscommon Arts Centre on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm. With his impressive repertoire of Irish traditional songs and Balkan dance tunes, Andy creates an exciting new fusion of Irish and world music in an evening of music that is simply not to be missed.

Concerts to commemorate Eamonn Ceannt

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EAMONN CEANNT, the County Galwayman who was one of the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation, and who was crucial in reviving interest in, and paving the way for, the uilleann pipes central role in modern Irish music, is to be celebrated through a series of events in the city.

Lynched mob

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AFTER A stunning performance last autumn on Later…with Jools Holland, and a whirlwind tour of Britain, Ireland's latest folk sensations Lynched have seen their popularity soar.

Mick Hanly – new album and Town Hall show

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MICK HANLY, one of Ireland's greatest songwriters, plays the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday May 8 at 8pm, joined by Donal Lunny, to perform songs from his new album, Homeland.

Usher's Island - Irvine, Lunny, and friends

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FORMER MEMBERS of Planxty and The Bothy Band, including Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny, two absolute legends of Irish folk, join forces as Usher's Island, and play the Róisín Dubh on Thursday April 7 at 7.30pm.

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