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Iconic Claremorris singer remembered in Turlough

Claremorris ballad singer Delia Murphy, of ‘The Spinning Wheel’ fame, will be remembered tomorrow in the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, to launch National Heritage Week at the museum.

Lots of events coming up at the National Museum

Next Friday, August 15, from 11am to 1pm the museum will host a Knitting: Not Just for Nanas drop in event. Start a new project or get help finishing an old one. Learn a new skill for life. Holiday makers and beginners welcome. No booking required. This event is suitable from seven years and up.

Julie Hawk takes wing with the fringe

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GALWAY FRINGE Festival swings into action tomorrow and music fans are well catered for with a feast of gigs to look forward to.

The Delia Murphy Festival

The Delia Murphy Festival offers a unique musical experience not to be missed. Renowned Irish singers Johnny Logan, Róisín Elsafty and Kate Purcell will come together with Delia’s grandson, musician Ronan Browne for one night only at the Dalton Inn Hotel, Claremorris on June 29 to remember the Ballad Queen of Connemara, Delia Murphy.

Delia Murphy to be celebrated at the Linenhall

The life and legacy of Mayo-born ballad singer and legend Delia Murphy is celebrated in I’ll Live ‘til I Die at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 7 at 8pm.

From the plains of south Mayo to the classrooms of central Europe

The children of Gortskehy National School located at Annefield, Hollymount, enjoy all the benefits of attending school in the beautiful pastoral landscape of the rolling plains of south Mayo, surrounded by green fields and ancient stone walls. The only sounds that punctuate the air outside are those of birds singing and cattle grazing in the surrounding pastures.

Portumna’s 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival

PORTUMNA’S 2012 Shorelines Arts Festival will be officially opened this evening at 6pm, paving the way for a weekend of music, poetry, theatre, film, and children’s events.

Patrons found in Roundfort bar at 4am

The licensee of a bar in Roundfort, where a number of patrons were found on the premises at 4.15am, was before Castlebar District Court on Wednesday.

Ballina Arts Centre lines up impressive March schedule

La Zona next up at Ballina Film Club

Delia Murphy to be celebrated at Ballina Arts Centre

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Ballina Arts Centre will be the venue for a unique celebration of the life of singer, Delia Murphy on Thursday March 26, at 8pm. I’ll Live ‘til I Die: A celebration in story and song of the iconic Delia Murphy will be a night of stories and songs made famous by Delia. Presented by Aidan O’Hara (RTÉ’s Fáilte Isteach, and author of the popular biography on Delia I’ll Live ‘til I Die), the evening will feature songs such as ‘The Spinning Wheel’ and ‘If I were a Blackbird’, sung by Joyce O’Hara and accompanied by Aidan. Reading and commentary by Carmen Cullen niece of Delia Murphy, and author of poetry books and children’s dramatist, from her novel Two Sisters Singing, a family memoir with a fictional base inspired by the personality of her famous aunt. Delia Murphy (born February 16 1902 in Claremorris, Co. Mayo, died February 11 1971 in Dublin) was a world famous singer and collector of Irish ballads.

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