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A feast for the senses at A Concert for Peace

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The Mayo International Choral Festival presents A Concert For Peace Commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One on Saturday, May 14 2016 in Knock Basilica. Doors open 6.45pm with the concert 8pm. Tickets cost €25 for all reserved seating and €15 for restricted viewing. A feast for the senses awaits. The Mayo International Choral Festival is proud to present this inaugural concert at the newly refurbished Knock Basilica, to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One.

Brooklyn, banking, and Deputy-bating

If you have the opportunity, please try and get to see Brooklyn, the film which is now showing at major cinemas throughout the country.

Puccini, Mozart, and the Galway Baroque Singers

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MORE THAN 180 voices, the combined talents of The Galway Baroque Singers, Our Lady’s Choral Society, internationally-renowned soloists, and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, will sing works by Puccini and Mozart tomorrow.

Annual Samaritan Christmas Concert in its 24th year

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The Samaritans are delighted to have the support of the Army Band in presenting the 24th annual Samaritan Concert.

Wagner's Tannhäuser at The Eye

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RICHARD WAGNER has often suffered from bad press, what with Adolf Hitler being a big fan and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche such a stern critic, but the quality of his music continues to enrapture audiences.

Star Wars, Superman, and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

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The 20TH Century Fox fanfare ends, and blue letters appear on a black screen bearing the legend, 'A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...', before the silence is ended by a dramatic orchestral flourish which begins one of the most recognisable, and greatest pieces of music ever composed for film.

The Journey

The loudspeaker crackled and spluttered for a good 10 seconds or more until finally a voice announced the train from Ballina to Dublin would be running 30 minutes late. The news was greeted with cheers and whistles by us Mayo supporters packed together on the platform. We had come from all around the area, men, women and children all wearing the county colours and all determined that nothing was going to spoil our trip to ‘Headquarters’ to see Mayo play Kerry in the All Ireland final.

'Poetry can illuminate people’s lives'

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Among the attractions of the upcoming Clifden Arts Festival is the launch of the latest poetry collection by Moya Cannon, entitled Keats Lives and published by Carcanet Press. It is also something of a homecoming, as Moya was a long longtime stalwart of Galway’s literary scene.

Galway Baroque Singers auditions for new members

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In preparation for an exciting new term, Galway Baroque Singers will hold auditions for new members in Saint Patrick's Bandroom on Tuesday September 1. Vacancies exist in all sections. For further information and to arrange audition, call Joan on 087 6911460.

 

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