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‘This is an important Irish-American immigrant story that hasn’t been told’

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HE WAS a hero and a villain. He was a gang leader who 'terrorised' neighborhoods, yet The New York Times wrote an obituary for him, and he was admired as a staunch supporter and friend of working class and poor Irish immigrants.

Niamh Regan asks, 'How About That Coffee?'

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AT A time when we are allowed to meet each other again - albeit with restrictions and the necessity of social distancing remaining - the new single from Niamh Regan, 'How About That Coffee?', seems most apt.

'Poetry, simplicity, and an undercurrent'

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Veteran US folk singer Jim Page, author of the Moving Hearts' hit, ‘Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Russian Roulette’, plays The Crane Bar tomorrow night [Friday, February 1], for what promises to be a great gig.

Multi-talented Diaspora Minister to perform with RTE Concert Orchestra

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Fine Gael Minister for the Diaspora, Ciaran Cannon, is set to perform with the RTE Concert Orchestra tomorrow (Friday) in the National Concert Hall as part of a sold out concert with folk singer Sean Keane.

Feakle Festival is a must attend event this summer

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If you love live music, song and dance then the Feakle Festival is the place to be from Wednesday August 8 to Monday August 13.

Westport gets ready for a weekend of folk and bluegrass

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It’s that time of the year again when the pubs, hotels, restaurants, churches and streets of Westport come alive with the sound of old-time and bluegrass music

Big Tom and Johnny McEvoy for The Galway Sessions

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Country and Irish legends Big Tom and Margo, along with folk singer Johnny McEvoy, headline the Galway Sessions in The Salthill Hotel. The Galway Sessions, hosted by Michael Commins, take place on Sunday November 5 and Monday 6. Johnny McEvoy has been active on the folk scene since the 1960s and even once supported the Rolling Stones. His performance on Sunday will be his debut at the Galway Sessions.

Leading Galway trad musicians to play Spirit Of The West

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SPIRIT OF The West - traditional music, songs, and dance, a new show produced and directed by folk singer Matt Keane, along with Colm Naughton, comes to The Claregalway Hotel this month.

Remembering the people’s poet

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Patrick Kavanagh never spoke about poetry or literature to his friends. The Monaghan born poet and novelist, who grew up on a small farm, was more inclined to talk about everyday news, politics, Marilyn Monroe, horse racing, and goodlooking, rich women or medical students who caught his eye. And there were quite a few of these!

John Spillane to Headline for Castlebar Live '16

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Castlebar Live presents nationally known folk singer, John Spillane, in concert this Sunday, July 31. The show will take place in Hoban's car park and is free to attend. Music kicks off at 6pm. and you will be kept entertained right through to 11.30pm. Castlebar band Jam Shugar will host the event and support acts include Uppbeat and Identity Thief.

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