Search Results for 'Mary Coughlan'

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Street festivals

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The first street festival held during the Quincentennial year of 1984 in Galway was organaised by High Street, Cross Street, and Quay Street from April 23 to 29. It was opened by Mayor Michael Leahy with the Army Pipe Band, St Patrick’s Brass band, St Patrick’s Boys' Band, Renmore Brass Band, and the Dockers Fife and Drum Band all playing on the streets. Later that evening, Gerry Macken’s Big Band played to a huge crowd from the back of a large truck which was drawn up across the street at the crossroads.

Street festivals

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The first street festival held during the Quincentennial year of 1984 in Galway was organaised by High Street, Cross Street, and Quay Street from April 23 to 29. It was opened by Mayor Michael Leahy with the Army Pipe Band, St Patrick’s Brass band, St Patrick’s Boys' Band, Renmore Brass Band, and the Dockers Fife and Drum Band all playing on the streets. Later that evening, Gerry Macken’s Big Band played to a huge crowd from the back of a large truck which was drawn up across the street at the crossroads.

Week two festival reviews

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MOONFISH'S REDEMPTION Falls was one of the most eagerly anticipated shows in this year’s GIAF and its staging of Joseph O’Connor’s novel abounded in musical and visual invention.

Monroe’s GIAF line-up

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The Galway International Arts Festival 2019 line-up is here and Monroe’s have a star-studded

Galway International Arts Festival 2019

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Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.

'If I can just get in there and swim I can be on the road to recovery'

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It is winter. Cold out. Most of us sane people cosy up to a toasty, warm, fire in the evening. On the other hand there are the hardy souls of the Atlantic Masters Swimming Club who plunge into the icy ocean at all times of the year and live to tell the tale and even thrive on the experience.

Ultan Conlon - new single, Galway gig

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ULTAN CONLON and his band The Night Owls play the Black Gate Cultural Centre in St Francis Street, next week, to promote his new duet single with Mary Coughlan, ‘A Weak Heart Like Mine’.

'I want to make songs that are timeless, with good melodies and hooks'

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WHEN I meet Ultan Conlon in the House Hotel on Saturday afternoon I find him in the best of humour; he has just learned his current single ‘The Measure’ has reached Number 1 on RTÉ’s charts and he is clearly enjoying the affirmative glow of its success.

Mary Coughlan to play Druid Sessions #3

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MARY COUGHLAN, Ireland's greatest jazz singer, will headline the next in Ollie Jenning's new series of gig nights, the Druid Sessions, with the show taking place in early March.

314 boxes and 35m of books — archive of Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden donated to NUI Galway

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Margaretta D’Arcy has donated her papers and those of her late husband and playwright John Arden to NUI Galway. The archive throws new light on two pivotal but under-researched figures of 20th and 21st century Irish and British theatre and also features strongly the activism of both Arden and D’Arcy.

 

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