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Daoirí Farrell - leading folk singer for the Róisín Dubh

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DAOIRÍ FARRELL has been called "one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade", by a key figure in Irish music, and a former Planxty member, Dónal Lunny.

James Kilbane Irish folk shows in The Westport Plaza

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Mayo’s own James Kilbane & Friends will bring their Irish night of Irish song, great traditional music and culture every Thursday night to the Castlecourt Plaza Hotel, Westport for the months of August and September starting at 9pm.

Double bill At Garbo's With The 4 Of Us & Special Guest Mark Geary

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A great night of music is in store in Garbo's on Friday, August 16 when The 4 Of Us and Mark Geary take to the stage in a special double bill.

The Skeff Launches TradFest West, €15,000 prize package for one traditional Irish music act

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14 traditional music acts, 7 days, 1 winner.

Celebrating Des Kelly - the quiet legend of Irish music

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He founded The Capitol Showband that scored a number of firsts for Irish bands at home and abroad. He discovered songwriting legend Phil Coulter, he set visionary trad band Planxty on the road to success, he is Des Kelly.

First class weekend ahead at The Snug Bar

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On Thursday renowned local musicians Jock and Dave are in The Snug from 9.30pm to play a wide range of songs to suit all musical tastes from the old classics to the current chart toppers.

Musical delights this spring at Roscommon Arts Centre

Two fantastic nights of music take place this January at Roscommon Arts Centre, kicking off with Maura O’Connell and Karan Casey taking to the stage on January 24. Witness the first collaboration of legendary singers Maura O’Connell and Karan Casey as they are joined by accordionist Martin Tourish and guitarist Ed Boyd this spring. With a Grammy nomination, TG4 Musician of the Year title, BBC Folk Award, and over one million album sales between them, this promises to be an incredible evening with some of the biggest talents in Irish music.

Celebrating the memory of a musical legend

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On January 30, 1984 it is said that the whole of Dublin grieved the early death of Dubliner legend Luke Kelly, whose music is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s cultural treasures.

Turlough museum to celebrate Mayo’s Riverdance inspiration

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It has been 20 years since Riverdance burst onto the stage as the interval act at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, prompting the whole world to sit up and take notice (and fall in love with) the power and beauty of Irish music and dance.

New year music nights to hit all the right notes

Roscommon Arts Centre has planned a packed programme of music to ring in the early new year with concerts from Johnny Carroll, Johnny McEvoy, The Fureys and Davey Arthur, My Brother Joe - The Story of Joe Dolan, and much more.

 

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