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The Galway City Council has rejected the request from Galway 2020 for an additional €2.5 million in public funding for the European Capital of Culture programme.
Join top Galician and Irish Traditional musicians Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor and Jack Talty for what promises to be a magical night at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday January 16 at 8pm as part of a Music Network 14-date nationwide tour.
The National Lottery has this morning (Wednesday, January 8) revealed that one lucky EuroMillions player in Ireland will enjoy a much needed January cash windfall after Tuesday night’s €75 million draw produced a Match 5 + 1 Lucky Star prize winner from Mayo who has won €472,958.
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SINÉAD O'CONNOR will round off the final weekend of the Galway International Arts Festival when she headlines the Big Top in the Fisheries Field on Sunday July 26 2020.
After the war, there was a bit of a building boom of dance halls around the country. Radio had introduced popular music to the general public and more and more people wanted to move to the music, so dance bands began to form. Some of those in Galway were Des Fretwells’ Band, Maxie Dooley’s Musicmakers, The Bill Keaveney Orchestra, and Gerry Cahill’s Dance Band. They played the popular music of the day, were mostly seated on stage and reading the music from stands in front of them. Then along came Bill Haley and rock and roll and everything changed. The showbands had arrived. Music stands were forgotten, musicians played standing up and literally began to move with the times.
Corofin are through to their sixth Connacht final in a row after a controlled, yet underwhelming 1-10 to 0-11 win over a defensive Ballintubber side.
A locally made film, Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody, by Aodh Ó Coileáin of An Taibhdhearc and NUI Galway, has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2019 Irish Film Festival London.
Cong in County Mayo is the location for an upcoming Winter Serenade Concert - which will feature The Mayo Male Voice Choir, Cong Church Choir and The Presentation College Headford Choir and Musicians.