Search Results for 'Columbia'

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‘There are many ways to connect - for me music is the one’

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ANDRES MARTORELL is a man on the move. Sunday night found the singer in Carna, where he was taking part in a traditional singers circle. The following morning comes this interview. An hour later he is en route to Dublin to catch a flight to Denmark.

SuperValu launches new Signature Tastes coffee capsules

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SuperValu has just launched its range of Signature Tastes coffee capsules for coffee lovers to enjoy in the comfort of their own home.


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We Banjo Three - The Essential Songs Playlist

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WE BANJO Three, a quartet made of two pairs of brothers, have become something of a phenomenon in the folk/trad world, especially these last six months, which has seen them nominated for an award and play Latin America.

We Banjo Three - a band of brothers

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THE FIRST six months of 2014 have been pretty good for Galway roots, trad, and bluegrass band We Banjo Three, and they are set to cap it all with the release of their new album.

James Michael Curley’s Last Hurrah

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Despite all his bravura and political showmanship, his coarse humour,* a great fixer, a downright trickster and grafter, yet with a genuine kindness that endeared him to vast swathes of Boston voters, James Michael Curley’s personal life was unusually tragic. Following the death of his first wife ‘ Mae’ (nee Herlihy), he remarried a widow, Gertrude Dennis with two sons. This was on the last day of his term as Governor of Massachusetts, January 7 1937, “ to give her at least one day as first lady of the Commonwealth.” Between his two wives he had nine children; but incredibly seven of them predeceased him.

Baile an Salsa @ Monroe’s Live

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Baile an Salsa was born when Uruguayan salsa singer and jet-setting vocal coach Andres Martorell was taking a much-needed breather from one of his packed-out salsa shows in a quiet trad pub next door.

American music in St Nicholas’

AMERICAN TRADITIONAL and choral music will join forces for a concert in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church on Wednesday May 15 at 8pm.

Take no prisoners: the return of Whipping Boy

IT IS not easy to look towards the future right now. A Budget delivering cuts which will hurt the weakest in society, rather than the most comfortable, came this week. The euro totters on the brink of extinction. The recession will not end any time soon.

Zumbathon — the mega zumba fitness party this weekend

Zumbathon 2011 will be held on Sunday November 27 at St Marys College, Galway from 12-3pm (registration from 11.30am). For anyone who hasn't heard of Zumba, it is a Latin dance fitness programme created originally in Columbia during the 1990s and is a fun way to fitness.


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