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‘Words and music are the thing here….’

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In midsummer 1910 the artists Paul Henry and his wife Grace crossed the bridge into Achill Island, on the west coast of Co Mayo. They were both competent artists, but for Henry Achill was to be his great inspiration, leading to a style and an interpretation of the west of Ireland landscape that was to make him famous, and his work instantly recognisable.

‘This is an important Irish-American immigrant story that hasn’t been told’

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HE WAS a hero and a villain. He was a gang leader who 'terrorised' neighborhoods, yet The New York Times wrote an obituary for him, and he was admired as a staunch supporter and friend of working class and poor Irish immigrants.

Daithi soundtracks new documentary at Fleadh

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DAITHÍ, one of Ireland's most creative and imaginative musicians and producers has composed the music for a new documentary premiering at the Galway Film Fleadh.

Live from the Róisín Dubh

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THE RÓISÍN Dubh, the award winning music venue on Dominick Street, is opening its doors once more to live events with a series of shows to mark its 17th birthday.

Pastures new await as Shamrock Lodge Hotel prepares to reopen

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The date of Monday, June 29, has been etched into the minds of those working within the hospitality sector since the Roadmap to Recovery for Business and Society announcement with respective proprietors aspiring to reopen their premises and welcome customers as trade resumes.

Tide lines play Róisín Dubh in November

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TIDE LINES are the coming force in Scottish music. In 2019 they won The Rising Sound Of Scotland title at the Scottish Music Awards, and in March performed to 67,000 people at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield stadium ahead of Scotland's victory over France in the Six Nations.

Cúirt 2020 - a weekend of literature online

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THE CORONAVIRUS has curtailed Cúirt, but it could not stop it. The city's international festival of literature has moved online and over the next few days, Galway can enjoy a feast of author interviews, readings, and interaction.

Cúirt literature festival goes online

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CÚIRT INTERNATIONAL Festival Of Literature will become the first literary festival in the world to be a completely digital event, when it goes online later this month.

Cúirt will not to go ahead ‘in its physical form’

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The Cúirt International Festival of Literature, which was to run from April 20 to 25, will not take place “in its physical form this year” owing to the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions.

"They will say when things were at our worst, we were at our best," says Taoiseach in St Patrick's Day speech

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh!

 

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