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The statue of Alcock and Brown at London's Heathrow airport was this week moved from its home at Heathrow over to Clifden to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight from North America to Europe.
Clifden soared into aviation history when John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown landed in the west of Ireland having completed the world's first transatlantic flight, and the town is set to celebrate again with a spectacular centenary commemoration.
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'.
Eye-catching outdoor ads are highlighting the Wild Atlantic Way in key roadside and city centre locations across Britain this month.
Clifden was among the winners at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards scooping a merit award prize at the recent awards presentation ceremony.
MICHAEL LONGLEY, one of Northern Ireland’s foremost political poets, will read at the 40th Clifden Arts Festival, on a bill which also includes fellow poet Bernard O’ Donoghue, commonly referred to as the "nicest man in Oxford".
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.
"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.
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.
Super slimmers in Clifden have lost a whopping 1,951lb (139 stone) in weight — that is the equivalent of 10 small cars! Altogether the members of the Clifden Slimming World group are now 1,951lb lighter than they were at the beginning of 2016. The members, who attend the group every week, follow Slimming World’s food optimising eating plan created by the organisation’s team of expert nutritionists, which encourages them to fill up on satisfying foods such as pasta, rice, potatoes, lean meat and fish, pulses, and fruit and veg.