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Line-up for the Claremorris folk festival announced

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Claremorris is set to be transformed into a carnival of folk music, street performers and artisan food stalls this July. The line-up for the two-day Claremorris Folk Festival (July 20-21) was unveiled on Friday (April 5) at a launch party in the town.

Curtains open tonight on Claregalway Drama Festival

It’s that time of year again when Claregalway Community Centre is transformed into a magical theatre for the annual Claregalway Drama Festival. This year the festival runs from tonight March 14 to March 22 inclusive. Nine nights of fantastic theatre for theatre goers and drama enthusiasts with a range of genres being performed, from much loved audience classics to festival premieres.

The Core Membership Day at Ballina Arts Centre

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For over a year young musicians from Ballina and throughout Mayo have been taking advantage of an exciting new creative facility. The Core is a resource for young musicians and schools in the Mayo community. It is run under the auspices of Music Generation Mayo and housed within Ballina Arts Centre. At The Core, young people aged 12 to 18 years can engage in instrumental tuition, workshops, camps, and regular performance opportunities such as open mics and showcases. The Core also has a dedicated members only creative space which is kitted out with high quality equipment. The resource has lots of instruments including electric guitars, drums, piano, synths, a range of amplification, PA, and studio recording equipment. 

Ballina Salmon Festival is back and bigger than ever

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With just five weeks to go, planning for Ballina Salmon Festival is well under way with a packed programme of family-friendly events confirmed for Mayo’s largest community festival. Now in its 53rd year, the 2017 festival runs for three additional days, from Sunday, July 9, to Sunday, July 16, and will bring the streets alive with street theatre, live music, food, heritage, sports, and exhibitions.

Getting to the core of the youth music scene in Ballina

Since Music Generation Mayo's latest programme 'The Core' opened its doors in November 2016 it has been a bustling hive of musical activity. With over 30 (and counting) active members from across the county using the rehearsal facility, taking part in camps, industry workshops, regular performance opportunities such as monthly open mics, facebook live events and showcases.

What is poetry?

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BACK IN the day, when the only poetry textbooks in our secondary schools were Intermediate Cert Poetry and Leaving Cert Poetry, should an intrepid pupil have the temerity to ask “What is poetry?” the answer generally given was “a lyric”.

Introducing The Core

Do you play a musical instrument or sing? Are you curious about music production in the studio or in a live setting?Maybe you have a band or perhaps you would like to start or join one. Do you want to meet like minded creative people and make music in a positive and supportive environment? No matter what your musical style and taste is, The Core would love to hear from you. It will be holding an information evening on Monday November 7 in the Ballina Arts Centre at 6pm. Admission is free and it is for people aged between 12 and 18 years of age. Parents/guardians/families welcome.

Bertolt Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle

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FOR THE first time in a quarter of a century, Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, about a servant girl impregnated by a royal, receives a full production in Galway.

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Green light for IWAK State funding

The news that Ireland West Airport Knock has been given the green light by the European Commission for State aid under Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX) Scheme and a Regional Airports Capital Expenditure Grant (CAPEX) has been welcomed by warmly by the Government TDs in the county.

 

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