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Nanci Griffith’s long love affair with Ireland

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TEXAN SONGWRITER Nanci Griffith released her debut album Lone Star State Of Mind in 1987 and made an immediate impact when it peaked at number 23 in the US charts.

The Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival celebrates Irish traditional, American bluegrass, and folk music

The festival is named in memory of Irish musician Johnny Keenan, who died in 2000.

RoolaBoola: A big thank you

So, another brilliant RoolaBoola done and dusted! And as that very dust settles and life at the Linenhall Arts Centre returns to business as usual and what we somewhat ironically refer to as “normality”, we’d just like to offer a big vote of thanks to all our sponsors and volunteers for their support: our sponsors: Mayo Leisure Point, Castlebar Credit Union, Lough Lannagh Village, McDonald’s Castlebar, TJ Gaughan Construction Company Ltd, Elephant Bean Bags, Baxter Healthcare; our funders The Arts Council, Mayo County Council, Castlebar Town Council, Fáilte Ireland, Ireland’s West; The assistance of An Garda Síochana, Civil Defence, HSE Rural Training Centre Castlebar, Bata Fada, Mayo Artsquad, the Tweed Centre Castlebar, Fahey’s Hardware, Woodies DIY, TF Royal Theatre and Event Centre, St Patrick’s Boys’ School, Bettina Peterseil and drummers, our Transition Year volunteers, Access>CINEMA, Children’s Books Ireland, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Association for Performing Arts, all those who donated books to the Stories Room, all the volunteers for Lough Lannagh Lights, and all who made this another brilliant RoolaBoola experience! And, last but not least, to everyone both young and old who came along and supported all the events so enthusiastically. Thank you all!

Americana maestro Tom Russell at the Watergate

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Over the past decade or so Kilkenny’s popular Rhythm and Roots festival has succeeded in putting the city on the roots music map, just as the Cats Laugh has put it on the comedy map.

The Spirit Of Voice and the music of Clannad’s Moya Brennan

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FROM FIRESIDE family music sessions in a little tavern in Gweedore, Co Donegal, in the 1960s and 1970s to major international success with ‘Theme From Harry’s Game’, ‘Robin (The Hooded Man)’ and ‘In A Lifetime’ in the 1980s, Clannad came a long way.

Don Baker leads the line up at the Linenhall

Don Baker at the Linenhall

Plenty of highlights coming up at the Linenhall

Faulkner and Daly bring some top trad back to the Linenhall

Stamp of approval for Frankie and De Danann

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The next time you go to post a letter or package, there is a good chance you may be affixing onto that envelope or parcel a stamp bearing the image of the great Galway trad group De Danann.

Trad stalwarts coming back to Linenhall

Two of the great stalwarts of traditional music for over 30 years, John Faulkner and Jackie Daly combine their prodigious talents for an exciting musical evening at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday November 4 at 8pm.

Charity concert at Town Hall

ARTY MCGLYNN, Jim Rooney, John Faulkner, and friends, will take to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday November 18 at 8pm for a special charity concert.

 

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