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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'.
The Minister for Culture and the Arts Council has today announced €688,279 in Arts Grant funding for artists and arts organisations in Galway city and county.
THE MAE Trio, the Australian contemporary folk group, are coming to Ireland to promote their new album, Take Care Take Cover, and will play two dates in County Galway.
Clifden Community Arts Festival began its 40-year life in Clifden Community School in 1977 and the arts in education has been the central ethos of the festival ever since. With the opening of a new community school in Clifden this year, the festival which takes place from September 13-24 2017, will be part of this new and exciting beginning for the town. The festival celebrates the arts for the children of Clifden Community School, Scoil Mhuire, Claddaghduff, Cleggan and Cashel and Ballyconnelly National school, helping to develop artistic and social skills, and provide an outlet for self-expression and development.
More than €50,000 has been allocated to 17 Galway festivals and sports events, including to the Clifden Arts Festival, the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, and Connemarathon.
"IMAGINE THE impressionistic electric-jazz moodiness and glistening keyboard textures of Miles Davis’s In A Silent Way seamlessly wrapped around Celtic folk melodies." That was how The Guardian described jazz 'supergroup' Dinosaur.
TWO GIANTS of modern folk music, Kris Driver, called "a serious talent" by MOJO, and award winning Scots-Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, play Clifden to kick-starting a programme of events to mark 40 years of the Clifden Arts Festival.
TE LAWRENCE, immortalised by Irish actor Peter O'Toole in the epic 1962 film, Lawrence of Arabia, won fame and controversy as a British author, archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat, but he had strong Irish connections.
CHRISTY MOORE, Finbar Wright, Mick Flannery, trad and classical,, all kinds of music from all manner of performers will be heard at the 38th annual Clifden Arts Festival which runs from September 17 to 27.