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Alec Finn on De Dannan, Phil Lynott, and bouzoukis

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HAVE YOU heard the one about the Yorkshireman who moved to Galway in the 1970s and changed the course of Irish traditional music forever? Well this is, in essence, the story of Oranmore-based musician Alec Finn and his journey with De Dannan.

From London to The Crane with fiddle great John Carty

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FIDDLE PLAYER John Carty is one of the greatest practitioners of Irish traditional music and his virtuosity has been much praised. In 2003 he was TG4’s Traditional Musician of the Year and joined the ranks of previous winners such as Tommy Peoples, Matt Molloy and Paddy Keenan.

Town Hall coming attractions

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just released details of its programme for the coming months and audiences can look forward to a line-up packed with theatre, music, comedy, film, and even some beer for good measure.

Costcutting ideas

The Mayor, Malcolm Noonan, has been a very busy man since taking up office in June, but he has quite a way to go before he catches up with Peter Davies, the new Mayor of Doncaster.

Desi Wilkinson unleashes a Buffalo In The Castle in The Crane

BELFAST FLUTE player Desi Wilkinson has been one of Irish trad’s leading exponents for more than three decades. Wilkinson was raised in the shadow of The Troubles in the 1970s and was drawn to music as a means of release from the horrors of war.

Instruments for Africa charity night @ Kelly’s

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IF YOU have an old musical instrument that is never used and just taking up space, why not donate it to the Instruments for Africa appeal where it will be transported to Zambia and into appreciative hands.

 

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