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Museum to screen film of Galway in the 1950s

The Glamour of Galway, a tourist promotional film from 1957, will be screened in the Galway City Museum, this Saturday at 12 noon.

Fascinating archive of films of Mayo coming to Castlebar

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The Irish Film Institute presents A Mayo Ciné-Concert, a fascinating programme of archival films about Mayo accompanied by live music performance at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday, February 5 at 8pm. This remarkable programme of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive features films made in and about Mayo by amateur and professional filmmakers. It includes: Whaling Afloat and Ashore - the earliest documentary made in Ireland filmed at a whaling station on Iniskea in 1908.

Annual Bealtaine festival ready to roll in Mayo

Organisers of Bealtaine are delighted to announce the line-up for May 2012, which will see hundreds of theatrical, cinematic, craft, photographic, choral, dance and other events taking place across Ireland, giving people a chance to celebrate creativity as we age.

Filmed educational screenings for schools

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Roscommon Arts Centre offers free educational screenings for both primary and secondary schools throughout the year as part of its education and cinema programme.

Fleadh to show first American films made in Ireland

IN 1910 New York’s Kalem Film Company made history by sending its leading filmmakers - director Sidney Olcott and screenwriter/actress Gene Gauntier - to County Kerry.

Journey to Aran at the Town Hall

WHETHER IT be Robert Flaherty’s Man Of Aran or that legendary Guinness advert from the late 1970s, the Aran Islands have held a fascination for film-makers.

A feast of film at the Galway Film Fleadh

THE GALWAY Film Fleadh returns from Tuesday July 5 to Sunday 10 and film fans are in store for a feast of new Irish cinema, feature documentaries, short films, Oscar winners, and movies from Korea, Argentina, India, Germany, and Japan.

The Bealtaine Festival - celebrating creativity in older age in Westmeath

The Bealtaine Festival is the national festival celebrating creativity in older age and Ireland’s largest collaborative arts festival. Running from May 1-31 and co-ordinated by Age & Opportunity, the festival collaborates with local, regional, and national organisations to produce inspiring and innovative opportunities for older people to engage and participate in a whole range of arts events and experiences.

Cappa Ensemble live in the Linenhall next Monday

The Cappa Ensemble brings its dazzling artistry to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for a wonderful classical concert on Monday November 8 at 8pm. Named after the celebrated 17th century Italian violin-maker Gioffredo Cappa, this exciting young chamber ensemble has quickly established itself as a quartet of outstanding artistry, touring extensively in Australasia and Japan as well as throughout the UK. Winner of Music Network’s Young Musicwide competition in 2009, the quartet boasts a line-up of top performers in their own right: Michael McHale (piano); cellist Brian O’Kane; violinist Bartosz Woroch; and violist Adam Newman. An exciting night in prospect, with a programme of music by Mozart, Walton, Schumann and contemporary Irish composer Elaine Agnew. Part of a Music Network tour.

Bob Quinn to screen new documentary in Áras na nGael

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THE FILM-MAKER Bob Quinn will screen his documentary Fly Tippers, depicting the life of a group of Connemara people living in London in the 1980s, in Áras na nGael.

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