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Cycle challenge honours late Jarlath McInerney

A new cycling event will be held this year in Galway in memory of the late Jarlath McInerney.

Irish trad Titans concert at NUIG

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SOME OF the Titans of Irish trad - Frankie Gavin, Máirtín O’Connor, Garry O’Briain, Steve Cooney, and Mary McPartlan, will be in concert at the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI, Galway, on Thursday March 25 at 8pm.

Frankie Goes to Washington

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Barack Obama will be enjoying the sounds of Irish traditional music in Capitol Building, Washington DC, on St Patrick’s Day, when Frankie Gavin and De Dannan perform live for the US president.

Bush, the Stones, and the World Fleadh - it’s all in a day’s work for Frankie Gavin

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Frankie Gavin is to headline a major concert of Irish traditional music this weekend at The World Fleadh festival. It’s all part of what’s been a momentous 12 months for the fiddle great, from playing for George W Bush to hanging out with Keith Richards.

Candlelight vigil and concert tonight to remember lives lost to suicide

Galwegians who have lost their lives through suicide will be remembered at a special candlelight vigil and concert in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church tonight at 8pm.

Philip King - examining the relationship between Ireland and America in story and song

THROUGHOUT THEIR careers, both musician/broadcaster Philip King and writer Joseph O’Connor have documented the development of Irish consciousness and sense of identity.

Ireland’s biggest trad, folk, Celtic, and country music festival comes west

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OVER THE past three years Headford’s Eric Cunningham has been staging concerts and performances showcasing the best of Irish trad and Celtic music through his World Fleadh festivals.

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.

Tanks or no tanks, the Volvo Ocean Race village is going ahead

Preparations for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Galway and the erection of the race village at the docks will go ahead regardless of whether the giant oil tanks are removed or not.

World Fleadh comes to Castlebar

With Castlebar confirmed as this year’s host venue, festival preparations are well under way for the World Fleadh International Irish and Celtic Music Festival with many top international names in the line-up. After the outstanding success of the 2008 festival in Portlaoise, the World Fleadh returns with a fantastic selection of Irish traditional, Celtic, folk, and country music acts from around the globe.


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