Search Results for 'Fionn mac Cumhaill'

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Tales of Finn mac Cumaill to be inked to places of exceptional natural resources in city lecture

Places associated with Finn mac Cumaill in the Fenian cycle of tales and named after him and his warrior band have an historical reality as important boundary points, hunting grounds and areas of mineral enrichment in medieval and prehistoric times. This concept will be explored further in a public lecture on 5 March by NUI Galway archaeologist, Professor Elizabeth FitzPatrick.Finn mac Cumaill (Finn McCool) and his fían or warrior band are central figures in the literature and oral tradition of Gaelic-speaking peoples of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Little John Nee to launch debut album

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LITTLE JOHN Nee, the actor, writer, and performer and one of the most iconic and recognisable figures in the Galway arts scene, is about to launch his debut album.

Lough Boora Battle of Giants encounter

The Lough Boora Battle of Giants, in association with Barretstown calls on children from across the country to take part in one of the most exciting family events of the summer in Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly on Sunday August 24.

Smácht Mór on 11.11.11 — hear from the experts

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When Fionn Mac Cumhaill, the Irish mythical hero, suddenly became the sole benefactor of all the wisdom of the world by virtue of being the first to taste the salmon of knowledge he unwittingly deprived his boss of a hard-earned prize. Fionn, who was requested to cook the fish for supper, burnt his finger while cooking the salmon and put his thumb in his mouth to cool the flesh.

Fionn Regan @ Róisín Dubh

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IRELAND IS awash with singer-songwriters so it takes someone special to stand out from the hordes of ‘three chords and the truth’ merchants - Fionn Regan is one such individual.

Majella Clancy exhibition at Ballina Arts Centre

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Throughout the month of May, Ballina Arts Centre will host Overlap, an exhibition of work by Majella Clancy. Overlap features work from Clancy’s ongoing investigation into painted space/place. Working from an archive of photographic imagery taken from various sources, she is interested in creating real and imagined spaces through the translation and mistranslation’ of the collected imagery.

Young people’s writer, O’ Neill captures the imagination with contemporary mythological tales

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A Kilkenny author has written a novel for children/youths aged 12+ which has captured the minds and imaginations of both young and old.

Pray For Us Sinners goes on a theatre tour -first stop the Watergate

The Fionn Mac Cumhail Players have just started their theatre tour with their production of Pray For Us Sinners’currently on stage at the Watergate Theatre. The show will then travel to Tipperary Town and the Abymill in Fethard followed by The Source Arts Theatre in Thurles.

Galway storyteller brings Irish stories to the English

Galway storyteller Clare Muireann Murphy will perform her new show On The Heels Of The Hound in the Unicorn Children’s Theatre in London this month.

Fionn Regan returns

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Fionn Regan, the Irish singer-songwriter with the colourful turn of phrase and a plethora of endearing folk-pop melodies, returns to play the Róisín Dubh on Friday November 21 at 8pm.

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