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Spectacular fireworks show promised for Castlebar tonight

A spokesperson for the famous Birds funfair says it is planning to light up the sky over Castlebar this evening with the most impressive fireworks display ever seen in Mayo.

Reinventing the heroines of Irish myth

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DRAWING INSPIRATION from the great Irish epic, the Táin Bo Cuailgne, Women In Arms is a show about Irish myths from the point of view of the women involved.

‘We’re not afraid to experiment and shake things up’

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AN ARCHITECT, a university lecturer, and a fine artist hardly sounds like a combination that could create thrilling, high energy, indie-electro dance music, but these are the day jobs of Belfast’s Not Squares, and that is the kind of music they make when they are together.

All Tvvins to play Róisín Dubh

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THE THRILLING All Tvvins, who combine electro-pop rhythms with exciting metal/math-rock guitar, play the Róisín Dubh this Saturday at 9pm.

Poet Michael Longley to give Ballina reading

One of Ireland’s foremost comtemporary poets, Michael Longley, is to give a special reading of some of his ‘Mayo poems’ in the Ballina Arts Centre, on Friday, April 10.

Calm before chaos as commuters get Easter break before Lough Atalia closure

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Work on the Lough Atalia Bridge Road Lowering Project starts on Monday March 23, but the road will remain open during the following two weeks in order to allow unrestricted access to the city during the Easter weekend.

Fifteen Mayo festivals to share €40k funding

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Celebrations of Mayo’s French connection, a Halloween spookfest and an event dedicated to the pirate queen Grace O’Malley are amongst the 15 local festivals and events that have won funding support through Fáilte Ireland this year.

Queen of England ‘touched’ by Mayo turf gift

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A sod of turf from Mayo has warmed the Queen of England’s heart.

The stormy life of Granuaile

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IRISH HISTORY and mythology, and indeed the points where they intersect, are rich materials for the graphic novel, leading, over the last number of years, to Irish writers and artists exploring the potentialities of such as Cúchulainn and The Táin.

An Taibhdhearc to remember Máire Stafford

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ON FRIDAY March 6 at 8pm, An Taibhdhearc will stage Oiche Mháire Stafford, an all-star commemorative evening in honour of the late Máire Stafford, who, for more than 60 years was involved with the theatre as an actor, director, translator, costume designer, and lyricist, fully earning her soubriquet ‘Queen of An Taibhdhearc’.

 

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