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AT FIRST it was a concert, then a film of the concert, now it is a concert of the film! The Last Waltz, Martin Scorsese's celebrated documentary of the final concert by The Band, will be re-created in Galway.
Widely revered as one of Ireland’s finest interpreters of song, Seán Tyrrell is in the Town Hall Theatre studio next week with Message of Peace, his celebration of Irish hero John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-1890).
ALL-CONQUERING Galway ‘Celt-grass’ combo We Banjo 3 have released their fifth album, Haven, which is garnering great reviews from critics. The Irish Times has enthused over "Enda Scahill’s brilliantly metronomic banjo, which trades notes with brother Fergal’s sweeping fiddle and Martin Howley’s sparkling mandolin"; Glide magazine found the album "exuberant, enthralling and imbued with emotion"; and The Country Note hailed it as "a stellar album from start to finish".
It is not surprising that any child with imagination, and an interest in the sea, would spend time at the city’s harbour watching the ships come and go, and the men who worked there as they talked and unloaded fish or cargo. As a child Kathleen Curran, once the home chores were done, would run down the back paths from her home on College Road and along Lough Atalia to the docks. ‘There she would stand and gaze in wonder at the ships, boats and trawlers, hookers and gleoteóigs tied up or coming and going about their business.’
AFTER A year of touring rural Ireland with Straight Outta Connemara, Paraic Breathnach brings his autobiographical comedy show back to the city for one final farewell performance.
AUSSIE COMEDIAN Damian Clark brings his big arms, peaky cap, wry smile, but most importantly, his high-octane, observational, stand-up to the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.
A public lecture and the launch of a new mini documentary on NUI Galway graduate and former city engineer of San Francisco, Michael Maurice O’Shaughnessy will form part of two days of activities marking his legacy.
Clarke's of Ballina have over 60 years of experience using fish from Clew Bay and the Moy River. Clarke's also offer a service to local anglers lucky enough to land their own memento of the river Moy, they will smoke their catch.
VIETNAM WAR veteran Jack Grady will be among the poets reading at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, which also includes award-winning Australian poet Joel Deane, and Galway’s Sighle Meehan.
Mayo County Council Arts Service has announced the recipients of awards and bursaries for 2017 for amateur drama, music recording assistance, and Tyrone Guthrie regional bursaries.