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A Tom Waits night for charity

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THE SONGS of Tom Waits will be performed by some of Galway's leading musicians in a special charity event to raise funds for the Galway Simon Community.

Vickers Vimy start new tour in Galway

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THE IRISH folk and Americana band Vickers Vimy, begin their new tour with a gig in The Crane Bar, Sea road, tomorrow night, Friday November 1.

Poet Trevor Conway launches new collection

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GALWAY POET Trevor Conway launches his second collection, Breeding Monsters, at The Crane Bar, where there will also be music from singer Sandra Coffey and guitarist Gregory Prendergast.

Niall Teague - new album, Galway show

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NIALL TEAGUE, one of Galway's leading folk/roots musicians and songwriters, releases his new album, Big Red Bridge, this month and launches it with a gig in Galway city.

'The harmonica is the most expensive instrument in the world'

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Nestled amid the cluster of arts and crafts enterprises to be found around the small courtyard of The Forge, in New Road, is the workshop of Cathal Johnson, player and repairer of harmonicas.

The Crane Bar

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This pub, which is situated on the corner of William Street West and the Small Crane, was originally known as the West End Bar. In the 1930s it was owned by Paddy and Angela (known as Alda) Smith who lived over the pub. They also owned the garage behind the pub, which Paddy managed. This was where Bell, Book and Candle bookshop is today. Mrs Smith was from Loughrea and when she and her husband retired, they sold the business to her brother Mickey Coen. He ran it until 1970 when Padraig Cummins took it over. Padraig had a business in Menlo making concrete slabs.

Padraig Jack returns to The Crane

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PADRAIG JACK, the Aran Islands' singer-songwriter, plays his first Galway city show since his sold out concert in The Crane Bar in late 2017, when he returns to the Sea Road venue on Friday, June 24.

Patrick Bergin to launch Galway Sessions Festival 2018

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ANDY IRVINE, John and Pip Murphy, and the actor Patrick Bergin, are heading west for the 2018 Galway Sessions Festival, the city's annual celebration of traditional, folk, and roots music.

Tom French’s variations of the sonnet

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TOM FRENCH'S fifth collection, The Last Straw (The Gallery Press) exudes a deep sense of warmth even before it is opened. The painting illustrating the cover, Sunset, by Sadie Mackie, invites the reader to open the book and to revel in its content.

Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin’s Starlight Falling

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GALWAY SINGER Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin releases her wonderful new album Starlight Falling/Coinnlíní Ceoil 1, which sees her deliver spellbinding versions of some of her favourite songs as Gaeilge and in English.

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