Search Results for 'the Clifden Arts Festival'

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'Most of my mad humour comes from having lived in Ireland'

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JOE BOSKE'S keen eye and sense of humour shines forth gloriously in Buying Yak Milk In Gurtymadden, his new book, published by Artisan House, which will be launched as part of the Clifden Arts Festival.

'All I’ve wanted to do is tell jokes to as many people as I can'

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THESE NEXT three months are going to be a busy time for guitar wielding comedian Fred Cooke as he takes his Fred Space tour across the nation, with Galway being a point of departure and return.

Five leading Galway festivals receive Government funding

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Funding of €364,500 for five leading Galway festivals has been allocated by the Department of Tourism, through Failte Ireland, under the 2019 National, Multi-Annualm and Interim Festival Programmes.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Deputies welcome €700,000 for arts funding

The Minister for Culture and the Arts Council has today announced €688,279 in Arts Grant funding for artists and arts organisations in Galway city and county.

The Mae Trio - two Galway shows

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THE MAE Trio, the Australian contemporary folk group, are coming to Ireland to promote their new album, Take Care Take Cover, and will play two dates in County Galway.

Invoke the imagination and provoke the senses at the Clifden Arts Festival

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Clifden Community Arts Festival began its 40-year life in Clifden Community School in 1977 and the arts in education has been the central ethos of the festival ever since. With the opening of a new community school in Clifden this year, the festival which takes place from September 13-24 2017, will be part of this new and exciting beginning for the town. The festival celebrates the arts for the children of Clifden Community School, Scoil Mhuire, Claddaghduff, Cleggan and Cashel and Ballyconnelly National school, helping to develop artistic and social skills, and provide an outlet for self-expression and development.

More than €50,000 allocated to Galway festivals and sports events

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More than €50,000 has been allocated to 17 Galway festivals and sports events, including to the Clifden Arts Festival, the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, and Connemarathon.

Dinosaur - British jazz 'supergroup' to play Clifden

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"IMAGINE THE impressionistic electric-jazz moodiness and glistening keyboard textures of Miles Davis’s In A Silent Way seamlessly wrapped around Celtic folk melodies." That was how The Guardian described jazz 'supergroup' Dinosaur.

Kris Drever and Julie Fowlis to play Clifden

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TWO GIANTS of modern folk music, Kris Driver, called "a serious talent" by MOJO, and award winning Scots-Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, play Clifden to kick-starting a programme of events to mark 40 years of the Clifden Arts Festival.

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