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SEÁN AND Dolores Keane, two of the most distinctive voices in Irish folk, will sing together on stage at the Salthill Hotel on Sunday July 26 at 8pm.
The rising of 1798, the French landing at Kilcummin Bay, and General Humbert’s famous victory over the British at the Races of Castlebar, is to be relived in an extravagant outdoor display of music and dance to mark Mayo Day in Castlebar on May 2.
Monaghan’s Niall Maguire and Enda Sherry stormed to an emphatic victory on Sunday’s Hotel Ballina and Kennedy Motors Mayo Stages Rally, finishing just over a minute ahead of their nearest rivals Frank Wray and Kieran McGrath. Wray, finishing in a career best second place, was closely followed by Mayo and District Motorsport Club crew Aaron McHale and Paul McGee.
SEAN KEANE will perform his Christmas By The Hearth show at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday December 11 and Friday 12 at 8pm.
Sunday, June 1, sees Mayo’s biggest outdoor ceili - Dancing at the Crossroads - kick-off at 5pm at the junction of New Antrim Street and Tucker Street.
A tight finish to last weekend’s 2014 Midland Moto Stages Rally saw Paddy McVeigh from Tyrone come out on top over Pirelli star Daniel McKenna. The pair battled for the top spot throughout and only four hundredths of a second separated them at the final service. On the final loop McVeigh’s advantage of four wheel drive in his Subaru Impreza WRC told over Mckenna’s Ford Escort MK2. Longford man Tommy Doyle banged and popped his way to third in his high revving Renault Clio. A tight loop of mixed fast flowing and technical driving stages awaited the crews on Sunday last and the event as always, attracted a number of Mayo & District entries.
The organisers of Dancing At The Crossroads in Castlebar are delighted to announce this year’s event will go ahead on Sunday June 1, the Sunday of the June Bank Holiday weekend. After the success of the last two years, such was demand that it was decided to extend the dancing this year and invite more performers and dancers to join in the fun. The music this year will start at 5pm, and kicking off the evening will be local traditional group Rolling Waves under the musical directorship of fiddler John Kilkenny. They will be joined on a specially constructed dance platform by students from the world famous Cresham School of Irish Dancing.
We’re creatures of habit in this country. Not ones for moving away from the norm. This is especially true when it comes to socialising. We go out at the same time to meet the same people, frequent the same establishments and drink the same drinks. During the summer we might throw a concert or two into the mix. But for the most part we don’t exercise our cultural minds.
CONNEMARA TRAD/folk singers The Brennan Sisters will perform three concerts this weekend - in Tourmakeady, Moycullen, and Galway city.
Mayo-based musicians Richie Heneghan, Patrick Doocey, and Stephen Doherty present an evening of folk music at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, November 15 at 8pm.