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Irish acts at 2018 Galway Jazz Festival

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IRISH JAZZ musicians, channelling the sounds of Cuba and American hip hop, the ideas of Albert Camus, and others possessing voices that can croon with the best, are all coming to the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival.

Faith, family, and dogs - Galway Film Society's new season

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FILMS FROM Palestine and Paraguay; stories of faith, family, and dog grooming; and an Ingmar Berman classic, will be screened by the Galway Film Society during it's new season, in it's new home of the Pálás Cinema.

The 'luminous, life affirming' songs of Padraig Stevens

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ON SATURDAY evening I finally made it to one of the Ollie Jennings-run Druid Sessions in the Mick Lally Theatre which have been proving a big hit with gig-goers over the past few months. This was the fifth gig in the series and featured Padraig Stevens with Leo Moran.

People of the Tribes: Meet John.

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My name's John Martin Tierney and I come from Moycullen, so I'm a Galway native. Where I live is so close to the city that I can consider myself being from the shticks and the city at the same time.

Multi-talented Diaspora Minister to perform with RTE Concert Orchestra

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Fine Gael Minister for the Diaspora, Ciaran Cannon, is set to perform with the RTE Concert Orchestra tomorrow (Friday) in the National Concert Hall as part of a sold out concert with folk singer Sean Keane.

'The harmonica is the most expensive instrument in the world'

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Nestled amid the cluster of arts and crafts enterprises to be found around the small courtyard of The Forge, in New Road, is the workshop of Cathal Johnson, player and repairer of harmonicas.

The Olllam - ‘Neo-acoustic Celtic post-rock’

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WHAT HAPPENS when you fuse a traditional Irish musician from Belfast with American funk and jazz musicians? You get The Olllam and a sound the band themselves describe as “neo-acoustic Celtic post-rock”.

Aindrias de Staic's The Man From Moogaga on Newstalk

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FOLLOWING IT'S surprise win at the Celtic Media Award, there will be another chance to hear Aindrias de Staic's The Man From Moogaga, with a repeat broadcast on Saturday June 23 at 9pm.

Mick Kinsella - Mr Harmonica

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'HAVE HARMONICA, will travel' just might be the motto of Mick Kinsella, for while he is a highly respected Irish traditional musician, he has also deployed his talents to play jazz, blues, rock, and bluegrass.

Get your paws on the prom for 2018 MADRA Dogathon, says Sharon Shannon

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Musician Sharon Shannon is calling on dog lovers young and old to put their paws on the Salthill prom in aid of this year’s MADRA Dogathon.

 

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