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Eddie Moloney - the 'gentleman of Irish trad'

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FRANKIE GAVIN'S first taste of performing in front of an audience was in Corrandulla Town Hall, playing tin whistle, and standing beside him was the man who saw the potential in the youngster - the fiddler and flautist Eddie Moloney.

Eddie Moloney Memorial Concert

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EDDIE MOLONEY a traditional Irish musician extraordinaire, considered to be the best traditional flute player of his time and a formidable violinist, will be celebrated at this year's Galway Sessions Festival.

Galway Sessions festival - a taste of Connemara

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THE GALWAY Sessions festival, the annual celebration of Irish folk, trad, and dance, returns from Monday June 15 to Sunday 21, with a special focus on Connemara's many and magnificent musicians, singers, and dancers.

‘A physical embodiment of the big bang theory’

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THE GENIUS cartoonist Gary Larson, of Far Side fame, has a memorable two-tiered cartoon in which the top half depicts an angel welcoming new arrivals to Heaven with the phrase “Here’s your harp”, while the bottom half features a devil saying “Welcome to Hell, here’s your accordion”.

Tig Cóilí presents Cherish The Ladies at the Town Hall

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IT IS simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” said The Boston Globe about Cherish The Ladies who play Galway next week.

Tig Cóilí presents Cherish The Ladies at the Town Hall

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“IT IS simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” said The Boston Globe about Cherish The Ladies who play Galway next week.

De Danann Christmas concert in Clonbur

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DE DANANN, led by founder members Alec Finn and Johnny ‘Ringo’ McDonagh, will give a Christmas concert on Sunday December 30 in the Fairhill House Hotel, Clonbur.

The Bish, one hundred and fifty years

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On this day one hundred and fifty years ago, St. Joseph’s Secondary School formally opened. It represented a triumph for Dr McEvilly, Bishop of Galway, who had worked tirelessly to get the Patrician Brothers to Galway to add to the educational facilities for Catholic boys in the city. Indeed the bishop’s association with the school was such that it became known as ‘The Bish’. Others regarded it as a seminary for preparing boys for the priesthood and so it was also known colloquially as ‘The Sem’.

golf results

Oughterard Golf Club: Open singles stableford, John Morley (12) 38; Gerry Burke (10) 38; Greg Bohan (21) 36. Open singles stableford, Sean Rankin (21) 39; Walter McDonagh (21) 38. Men's stableford, Padraic Griffin (15) 39; Martin Lee (14) 39; Gross Liam O'Reilly (3) 30; Peter Whelan (20) 39; Paddy O'Halloran (16) 38; Michael Walsh (26) 37. Ladies, Kay McCarthy (30) 33; Betty Clancy (24) 31; Gross Rita Jordan (17) 16; Barbara Richardson (21) 30; Cat 1, 1st Patricia Lee (17) 25 ; Laura Gore (15) 24; Cat 2, Fionnuala Hackett (27) 30; Bernie McTigue (27) 29; Cat 3, 1st Maree Lundon (29) 29, Kay Lydon (34) 25.

golf results

Athenry Golf Club: Oliver Canny(18)/Richard Lyons(18) 42; Fergus McMahon(10)/Jerry O'Sullivan(19) 42; Gross, Conor Waters(3)/Martin Hynes(4) 33; Noel Carrick(13)/Kieran Joyce(10) 41.

 

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