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'I wanted to go back to that raw, acoustic, element'

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RYAN SHERIDAN releases his new album, Here and Now, on Friday August 28. Recorded in Ireland and Germany, it is the follow-up to his Irish platinum selling debut The Day You Live Forever, and as part of his upcoming tour he plays Tuam’s Sugarbeat Festival next weekend and the Róisín Dubh in September.

Galway woman Aisling Hillary being fancied in some quarters to take the Rose of Tralee crown

There has been some interest in the Rose of Tralee betting market in the past week, with reports of substantial support for London Rose, Aisling Hillary.

Album review: The Frames

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MY OPINION of The Frames has always been skewered towards the negative because of their debut single, the hideously awful 'The Dancer'. The band's knack of repackaging indie and alternative rock for mainstream audiences made them appear edgy to many - but only if you ignored what was going on in indie and alternative rock. Forgive the Indie-snobbery but that did not sit well with me either.

Tuam Educate Together National School hosts Meet the Principal meeting

Galway’s newest school, Tuam Educate Together National School, is set to open in September.

Game of Thrones sound editor to feature on new Flirt FM radio series

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STEVE FANAGAN, who has worked as a sound designer on Game Of Thrones and Frank, will be among those interviewed as part of a new short radio documentary series premiering on Flirt FM 101.3's Feed Me Weird Things.

Palestinian dancers to perform at city dance festival

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MEMBERS OF Ramallah’s El Funoun Dance Troupe, who work in refugee camps, villages, and cities throughout Palestine, will perform at the fourth Galway Dance Days festival.

Trad night for Pieta House

A night of traditional folk music will take place in The Forge, Moycullen, this Friday, December 5, to raise funds for the Pieta House West facility in Tuam which provides counselling to people who are self-harming or suicidal.

Caitlin and life with the Johns

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The four Macnamara children, John, Nicolette, Brigit and Caitlin, when abandoned by their father, must have sought some stability from their mother Yvonne. But she was distracted by her passion for Nora Summers, and was just not available. Instead they were scooped up by the artist Augustus John, and his mistress Dorelia McNeil, and, saying good-bye to Doolin, were brought to live in his rambling red-brick home in Dorset. At the end of a sweep of gravel, lost in rhododendrons and trees, Alderney Manor was surrounded by miles of moorland. It was an ideal and happy playground for young children.

Turlough museum to celebrate Mayo’s Riverdance inspiration

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It has been 20 years since Riverdance burst onto the stage as the interval act at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, prompting the whole world to sit up and take notice (and fall in love with) the power and beauty of Irish music and dance.

Sean nós dancing classes return this month

Monday September 22 will see the return of Conradh na Gaeilge's popular sean nós dancing classes under the expert and patient tuition of Conamara sean-nós dancer, Pádraig Ó h’Oibicín.

 

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