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Leo and Anto start their biggest US tour tomorrow night

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FOLLOWING THEIR headlining spot at the 2014 Vancouver Folk Festival, Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite begin their biggest North American tour to date tomorrow evening.

Max Jury at the Róisín Dubh

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MAX JURY may not yet be a familiar name to music fans but make no mistake, it is only a matter of time before this American singer-songwriter is widely known and admired.

Southern choir to sing for Simon

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A CHOIR from North Carolina is coming to St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church to perform a fundraising concert for Galway Simon.

St Nicholas’ Choral concert

THE DAVIDSON College Chorale from North Carolina will be in concert in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church this evening.

Lee Fields - the second coming of a soul man

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AS I write, shrill shrieks and grunts James Brown would be envious of are busting out of the speakers from my 45rpm copy of ‘I’m A Man’. Indeed the artist’s old nickname ‘Little JB’ comes from his physical and vocal resemblance to Brown. However this is unmistakably Lee Fields, a very different talent.

Clonbur woman’s slow boat to America in her battle against cancer

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Eight years ago in May 2005, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. At the time I was diagnosed, I wasn't to know having undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and beating the cancer, that I would be left with very severe and long-term side effects from the treatment. The last eight years have been an ongoing battle with many hospitalizations and suffering. I didn't think the discovery of my illness would someday lead me from a small town in Ireland to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. But here I am.

Appreciating the value of life

In a week in which the news seems to focus locally on the reasons for lives lost and internationally on the mocking of some of someone who has passed on, the value of life seems permanently at the core of our minds.

‘By writing about a particular place you find the universal’

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BOTH AS an individual and as a writer Ron Rash, who reads in Galway next month at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, has been indelibly shaped by his southern Appalachian roots.

Tokyo Rosenthal @ Monroe’s

THE AMERICANA singer-songwriter Tokyo Rosenthal will play Monroe’s Backstage Bar this Sunday.

Aras Éanna Europe’s most westerly arts centre

THE SUMMER months will, as ever, see a steady stream of visitors venturing from the mainland to the Aran Islands to enjoy the spectacular scenery, the flora and fauna, and sample the distinctive character of island life.

 

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