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DECLAN SINNOTT is best known as Christy Moore's side-kick, accompanying the great man at his concerts, as well as being a founding member of Moving Hearts, but he is also a superb singer-songwriter and guitarist in his own right.
MARY BLACK describes Galway as “a particular favourite place of mine”, but it is no idle platitude. It was here, and more specifically during her tenure with De Dannan, where she came of age as both singer and performer, setting her on the path to her now unassailable position as Ireland’s leading contemporary folk artist.
TWO STALWARTS of the Cork folk and roots music scene - Greenshine, the band consisting of Mary Green and Noel Shine, and singer-songwriter Hank Wedel - play Monroe’s Live on Monday December 22.
Hot on the heels of the successes of Sean Keane, Mick Hanly, and Paddy Casey during the summer, this newly formed folk club is continuing to attract the best of Ireland’s singer/ songwriters to The Pillar House, Society Street, Ballinasloe. An intimate venue which holds just 80 patrons seated and 120 standing, this is surely the best opportunity to be had to experience this calibre of artist in an ‘up close and personal’ setting.
Ireland’s longest running arts festival, the Clifden Community Arts Festival, begins today, and this year’s programme boasts a line up that includes Mary Coughlan, Mairtín O’Connor, Sharon Shannon, and novelist Dermot Bolger.
Renowned Irish musician, composer, producer and arranger Bill Whelan officially launched the programme of events for the 36th Clifden Community Arts Festival on Monday August 19 at the Clifden Station House Theatre.
Westport will be bustling full of festival revellers this weekend as the Westport Festival of Music and Food will take place in the grounds of Westport House on Saturday and Sunday.
Legendary folk singer and balladeer Christy Moore, famed for his thrilling live performances, has been added to the line-up for this summer’s Westport Festival of Music and Food which takes place in the picturesque grounds of Westport House on June 29 and 30. Christy Moore will take to the Westport Festival main stage on Saturday June 29 with long-time collaborator, singer/song writer Declan Sinnott, who has performed with Christy for more 30 years.
HIS FIRST time in Galway was in 1962 as a teen folk singing ‘wannabe’. A decade later he was back as part of Irish trad’s first ‘supergroup’. Ten years later he was a controversial supporter of the Hunger Strikers. And tomorrow he headlines the Galway Arts Festival Big Top.
The Galway Arts Festival returns from Monday July 16 to Sunday 29 and will be officially launched in Dublin this evening and in Galway tomorrow. Below is all that is on during the two weeks and there is plenty to look forward to.