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Clifden Arts Festival returns in September

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MORE THAN 200 events, featuring international, national, and local artists will take place over the 11 days of the 38th Clifden Arts Festival which runs from September 17 to 27.

Clifden Arts Festival starts this evening

Ireland’s longest running arts festival, the Clifden Community Arts Festival, begins today, and this year’s programme boasts a line up that includes Mary Coughlan, Mairtín O’Connor, Sharon Shannon, and novelist Dermot Bolger.

Poetry reading at city museum

DESPITE BEING one of the key movers and shakers in the west of Ireland poetry scene, Kevin Higgins has not given a major public reading in Galway since 2007.

Cliften prepares for ten days of festival fun

The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, will open the Clifden Arts Festival this evening in the Clifden Community School.

A weekend of literature in Clifden

THE CLIFDEN Arts Week is currently under way and among the events taking place will be a host of literary events and a Sunday Miscellany broadcast.

Excel 08 - Mayo County Council’s Youth Arts Programme

Mayo County Council’s Excel 08 is a developmental programme of arts events for teenagers and young adults across the county. With a focus on supporting and developing skills of young people with specific arts interests, the programme includes events covering hip -hop workshops, animation workshops, a portfolio preparation talk, a music panel talk and much more.

Youth arts events

Mayo County Council’s EXCEL 08 is a developmental programme of arts events for teenagers and young adults across the county which will take place this month.

Animals at war, virgins in Loughrea, poitín, and peace at the ‘Augi’...

World War 1 is the backdrop for the London box office success War Horse. It’s the story of bravery, loyalty and a mutual bond that grew between a young farm boy and his horse. But it is the highly imaginative and skilful way that the story is presented that has caught London’s imagination. The play is based on a book by Michael Morpurgo; and a recent acknowledgement by the public of the role animals have played in war, from the horse, the mule, the dog, the pigeon, even the humble glow worm used by sappers in No Man’s Land as they drew maps in the dark*. During the merciless, and relatively recent Battle of Stalingrad, (July 1942 to February 1943), 207,000 horses were killed on the German side alone (the human cost was an unimaginable one million). Animals are still used to help solders navigate rough terrain, or for dolphins to seek out mines, and dogs to sniff out contraband.

Excel 08 Youth Arts Programme draws to a close

This is the sixth year of Mayo County Council Arts Office Annual Youth Arts Programme - Excel. The programme runs throughout the month of November and is aimed at young adults and teenagers. Workshops and masterclasses were provided for groups already in the arts as well as open events for young people who wanted to try something new.

 

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