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Mná Mná @ The Crane

THE CRANE Bar’s Mná Mná gigs return tonight at 9pm with performances from Peneleapaí, Miriam O’Donohue, and Niceol Blue.

Running a city on village lines

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This photograph of a pig fair was taken about 100 years ago on a wet day at the top of Eyre Square. The corner we see on the right was occupied by Michael Walsh, family grocer, wine and spirit merchant, who claimed to have the most superior quality of goods always kept in stock... “A trial will convince”. In the foreground are a typical group of farmers who have travelled into town with their tall carts carrying their pigs. They have them on show with a rope tied around each animal’s leg to avoid them running all over the place. You can almost sense these farmers praying for a buyer to come along, because if they did not sell they would have to bring their pigs home again. Not all farmers had the luxury of carts, and those who walked their animals into town and did not sell, would have to walk them home again.

Emmet O’Malley to play The Crane

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2011 HAS been a good year for Galway based singer-songwriter Emmet O’Malley, as it saw him release both his debut solo EP and debut solo album.

Mary Coughlan @ The Crane

MARY COUGHLAN, Ireland’s greatest jazz and blues singer plays The Crane Bar this Saturday at 6.30pm as part of the Sea Road venue’s annual Singers and their Songs gigs.

Murray and Falkenau @ The Crane

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IRISH TRAD-folk duo, Murray & Falkenau, and their band, will play The Crane Bar, Sea Road, this Sunday at 8pm.

Cathal McConnell and Gerry O’Connor @ The Crane

THE CRANE Bar will host the launch of 123 Songs, a DVD and CD archive collection of Irish song, tomorrow from 9pm.

Fearing and White at the Crane

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ANDY WHITE and Stephen Fearing will play the Crane Bar on Friday next, November 4. The duo, who boast 19 solo albums between them, have recently released a collaboration entitled Fearing & White.

Stirling and Galway cultural agreement moves one step closer

At the October meeting of Stirling Council a motion was passed declaring a cultural agreement between Galway and Stirling. The motion an exact replica of a motion proposed by Labour Councillor Billy Cameron at the June meeting of Galway City Council, is not a twinning arrangement but focuses on the exchange of ideas, cultural heritage, social, recreational, educational, sporting and other activities between both communities.

Spirit of Voice Festival returns next month

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THE SPIRIT Of Voice Festival, the annual celebration of all styles of singing, the spoken word, and the human voice in general, returns from Friday November 11 to Sunday 13.

Peggy Seeger @ The Crane

THE LEGENDARY folk singer Peggy Seeger plays The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Friday October 14 at 9pm.

 

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