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Instead of celebrating a landmark four decades since their establishment, Galway Simon announced this week that it has never been busier as the ongoing housing crisis eats into its resources.
Mary McPartlan from the School of Humanities at NUI Galway was honoured with the Ireland United States Association (IUSA) Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes alumni for their achievements and demonstrated exemplary leadership in the IUSA alumni community.
NUI Galway’s Medical Orchestra will present a varied and rich programme of work to include the premiere of a five-minute original piece of music entitled Vena Vitae, as part of the Arts in Action 2018-2019 programme. The concert is in aid of Cancer Care West and takes place on Wednesday, 5 December at 6pm in the O’Donoghue Centre at NUI Galway.
FOLK SINGER Mary McPartlan has been a driving force in the cultural life of Galway city for many years, and she will be celebrated at the next Druid Sessions concert in The Mick Lally Theatre.
ON SATURDAY evening I finally made it to one of the Ollie Jennings-run Druid Sessions in the Mick Lally Theatre which have been proving a big hit with gig-goers over the past few months. This was the fifth gig in the series and featured Padraig Stevens with Leo Moran.
Well-known Galway-based singer Mary McPartlan plays Ballina Arts Centre this evening, Friday July 29. Her distinctive evocative voice, combined with a strong sense of her own musical personality, allows her to move easily between styles, ranging from her roots in the folk song tradition of her native Leitrim, to new and original works.
GALWAY SINGER Mary McPartlan has just released a terrific new album entitled From Mountain To Mountain a tribute to the late legendary American folk song collector and singer Jean Ritchie.