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Over €2k raised at Burns Night charity banquet at Glen Keen Farm

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A Burns Night banquet in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice took place at Glen Keen Farm and Visitor Centre on Friday January 25. The event was organised by Pauline Graham and Michael Quinn from Louisburgh Music School, in partnership with chef John Groden (Table 14 restaurant) and Catherine O’Grady-Powers from Glen Keen Farm.

Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

“The best-laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men...”

“The best-laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men / Gang aft agley (go often askew)” - Robert Burns said these words 250 years ago and he was right! Sean O’Casey said about 70 years ago - “The whole world’s in a terrible state of chassis”; both statements were true.

 

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