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World Fleadh comes to Castlebar

With Castlebar confirmed as this year’s host venue, festival preparations are well under way for the World Fleadh International Irish and Celtic Music Festival with many top international names in the line-up. After the outstanding success of the 2008 festival in Portlaoise, the World Fleadh returns with a fantastic selection of Irish traditional, Celtic, folk, and country music acts from around the globe.

Crane to host new trad album launches

THE CRANE Bar will host a double album launch from musicians Claire Keville and Kathleen Loughnane on Saturday at 6.30pm.

Frankie Gavin and Dr Danan Back on the road to the Royal Theatre

For many years traditional super group De Dannan were the forerunners in the Irish traditional music world but after 33 years, 14 albums and a number of changes in the line up, the group disbanded in 2003. This July, original founding member and world famous fiddle player Frankie Gavin will unleash a new De Dannan which in his own words "will reflect a De Dannan of the 21st century”.

Catch a great late night show with Sharon Shannon and friends

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The Royal Castlebar will welcome back a host of Ireland’s best loved performers for a late concert on Bank Holiday Saturday August 1 including Sharon Shannon, Damien Dempsey, Dessie O’Halloran, and Shane McGowan.

The legendary Chieftains are coming back to Castlebar

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The Chieftains are now recognised for bringing traditional Irish music to the world's attention. They have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.

Fiddler Frankie rekindles De Dannan at the Watergate

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Traditional music fans will have been more than happy to hear that a new 21st century De Dannan has been regrouped with founding member Frankie Gavin at the helm.

The Chieftains live tonight in the Royal

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The Chieftains are now recognised for bringing traditional Irish music to the world's attention. They have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.

Ronan Collins reels in the showband years at Town Hall

THE SHOWBANDS were a truly unique Irish entertainment phenomenon from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s and produced such names as Brendan Bowyer, Dickie Rock, Joe Dolan, Butch Moore, Red Hurley, and Big Tom.

 

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