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Saoirse - new work to premiere at Jazz fest

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SAOIRSE, A work specially commissioned by the 2019 Galway Jazz Festival, which fuses Connemara sean-nós with jazz and improvisational forms, will be premiered performed by vocalist Lauren Kinsella.

What should it be... Lough Corrib and Loch Coirib?

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‘Westward Ho! Let us rise with the sun, and be off to the land of the west - to the lakes and streams - the grassy glens and fern-clad gorges - the bluff hills and rugged mountains - now cloud-capped, then revealed in azure, or bronzed by evening’s tints, as the light of day sinks into the bold swell of the Atlantic….’ So begins Sir William Wilde’s famous Lough Corrib - Its Shores and Islands (published 1867), adorned with wonderful woodcuts, as he calls us all to join him as if in a bi-plane, to swoop and dive over its 200km of clear water, fed from rushing streams off the Connemara mountains, giving life to its foreshore and islands where people have lived since the dawn of time, fishing its shallows and its dark deeps; and where monks sought an earthly haven for prayer and solitude.

St Patrick's Day Parade to celebrate 100 years of Castlebar history

A call-out has been issued to remind all organisations across the town and county to get involved in Castlebar's Annual St Patricks Day parade, taking place on Sunday March 17.

Woodcarver carve me the things of my dreams — musician and craftsman selected for top exhibition

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Tommy Carew is a designer and maker of wooden furniture and hand carved wood sculptures. Tommy recently moved to Galway with his family and has set up a studio workshop in Newcastle from where he makes handmade furniture and sculptures and runs Tommy Carew Design. Tommy’s work will feature in the annual Irish Design Works exhibition in the Niland Gallery, Merchant’s Road from July 17-30 in an annual show which highlights some of the country’s finest designers and makers.

 

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