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A night of music is being organised in memory of John Coll, Mayo’s first arts officer, who passed away in December.
IRISH ARTISTS living in Berlin, a host of major names in the Irish art world, and numerous emerging young talent are exhibiting across Galway city.
FROM DIFFERENT views of Galway, to Icelandic landscapes, to the work of GMIT students, a host of exhibitions in Galway city and county open, or have just opened, this week.
Providing physical activity opportunities for some 15,000 people, providing information to 500 clubs/organisations, and advising 7,000 people who contacted the partnership about sports specific information were just some of the highlights of the 2011 Mayo Sports Partnership annual report.
Mayo Ideas Week 2012 was officially launched by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, at Mount Falcon Hotel, Ballina, on Monday September 3. Mayo Ideas Week is a series of idea generation, entrepreneurship, and business events hosted by the development and enterprise support agencies in Mayo. Admission is free to the 13 events which will be held all over the county from Monday September 17 to Friday September 21.
THE LEGACY of the great Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh will be celebrated through poetry, talks, readings, films, stories, and music during next weekend’s Galway Kavanagh Day.
Mayo people have been offered an opportunity to earn thousands of euros simply by making a couple of phone calls. Connect Ireland, an initiative designed to tap the Irish diaspora abroad for investments and the creation of work opportunities back home, has already awarded a €45,000 payout to one Castlebar man for passing on a personal business contact. This contact, who was looking to expand outside his base abroad, has since committed to creating 30 new jobs in Carlow.
THE RANELAGH Singers will perform Renaissance, Baroque, and American spiritual music in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm.
Clifden Community Arts Week, the west of Ireland’s most prominent and longest running community arts festival, will return this September for its 34th year of artistic celebration. Taking place from September 15 to 25, the festival boasts an impressive line up of national and international talent with a jam-packed programme that covers all spectrums of the arts from literature and music to theatre, film, and comedy, as well as inspirational talks and lectures and a dedicated schools’ programme.
A seminar on digital media and creative industries in Mayo will take place on Wednesday September 29 next in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, from 2pm to 5pm. This forms part of Mayo Ideas Week, the objective of which is to highlight the trends and opportunities for new enterprise in some of the industry sectors which show potential for growth in Co Mayo.