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Vickers Vimy start new tour in Galway

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THE IRISH folk and Americana band Vickers Vimy, begin their new tour with a gig in The Crane Bar, Sea road, tomorrow night, Friday November 1.

Colm Mac Con Iomaire debuts new Galway concert series

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COLM MAC Con Iomaire, the composer, musician, and member of The Frames, will give the debut performance at Nocturne, a new concert series to be held in Loam restaurant, Fairgreen.

Brilliant children's theatre comes to Castlebar

Branar Theatre specialises in children's theatre for the very young where often language is not the most important tool to convey the story. Their work is precisely crafted to tell the story succinctly for the eyes and ears of young children, while introducing them to an amazing, awe-inspiring, work of live theatre. The group will be bringing their show Bláth/The Flower to the Linenhall Arts Centre next Monday, October 26. 

Album review: The Frames

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MY OPINION of The Frames has always been skewered towards the negative because of their debut single, the hideously awful 'The Dancer'. The band's knack of repackaging indie and alternative rock for mainstream audiences made them appear edgy to many - but only if you ignored what was going on in indie and alternative rock. Forgive the Indie-snobbery but that did not sit well with me either.

Colm Mac Con Iomaire - solo show from Frames man

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A MAINSTAY of The Frames, founder member of Kíla, a solo artist of note, comfortable with indie-rock, folk, and trad, and an outstanding fiddle player, Colm Mac Con Iomaire is a major presence in Irish music.

Corp + Anam - the west’s answer to Love/Hate returns

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A YOUNG woman is brutally assaulted but her attacker, a serial offender, is walking the streets freely after being given bail by a corrupt judge, in spite of Garda appeals to remand him in custody.

Aran Island vessel to be the subject of TG4 documentary

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A documentary exploring the history of a cargo vessel which ferried passengers and freight between Galway and the Aran Islands for more than 30 years will be shown on TG4 on Sunday November 9.

Folk-Trad hits Castlebar next Thursday

Five-piece Galway-based folk band Vickers Vimy performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, March 14 at 8pm. Vickers Vimy main men Ed Drea and Fintan Hanley write laid back folk tunes in the style of Paul Simon or Jack Johnson. Inspired by the transatlantic flight of the Vickers Vimy from Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara in 1919, Ed and Fintan wrote and recorded an album. Produced by Daragh O’Toole and mixed by Ger McDonnell, it features Colm Mac Con Iomaire from The Frames and The Swell Season and a good crew of friends and featuring well-known Davitt College Music teacher and school musical producer Eamonn Mulderrig on drums. Vickers Vimy has supported such greats as John Martyn, The Hothouse Flowers, Mundy, The Guggenheim Grotto and Maria Doyle Kennedy, and released the critically acclaimed debut single, ‘Devil on Your Back’ in 2012. The long-awaited debut album That Vinyl Scratch sees light of day some time this month.

IFTA win for Galway TV company

Furbo based company Magdamedia won the Best Irish Language Award for its TV drama Corp + Anam at the recent IFTA award ceremony.

Galway’s Corp + Anam scoops five IFTA nominations

Furbo based Magamedia has been nominated for no fewer than five IFTA awards for its drama Corp + Anam, which was shot in Galway city and appeared on TG4 last year to critical acclaim.

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