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Message from John Mc Sherry

I’m in a bit of a panic at the moment. I’ve just returned from a gig in
Zaragoza/Spain where my pipes went missing. Could you keep a keen eye out for them and if you have any information regarding their whereabouts please contact me at

Permalink - Posted: June 28, 2007 at 12:48 pm

Return to Camden Town Festival

The ninth Return to Camden Town Festival of Irish traditional music, dance
and song, will take place in October 2007. The Festival opens on Friday
19th October 2007 and runs until Sunday 28th October. Final programme is
still to be confirmed, but we are delighted to be able to announce that
legendary band Patrick Street will be headlining the opening night concert
on Friday 19th.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:31 pm

Northern Ireland on show at the Smithsonian

Paul Flynn headed up an extensive mission from Northern Ireland to the USA in early July for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Not just musicians but many other exponents of folk culture from storytellers to farmers, sports and games, trades and occupations were represented.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:15 pm

Donal Lunny on Film

The programme for the 8th Belfast Cathedral Quarter Festival which runs from 26th-30th September is out now and it promises to be a right good few days of fun, with a mixture of Irish and American folk artists dominating the bill and there’s a chili food festival running alongside the music to get you into the Cajun spirit.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:13 pm

Cherish The Ladies

The ever popular Irish American band will travel to Europe in July and August where they will embark on a major UK tour.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:11 pm

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh

Muireann will be present at the Song and Storytelling Weekend, Farmleigh House, Dublin which runs from 27th-29th July.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:10 pm

Moving Hearts

Following on the success of their reunion concerts, in Dublin’s Vicar Street, last February, Moving Hearts have confirmed appearances at two festivals this summer.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:09 pm

Long running Ceolta Sí Eochaill

Ceolta Sí is Comhaltas Youghal’s annual show of song, dance and storytelling. Now in its 17th consecutive season, we are told it is more vibrant, more fun and more unforgettable then ever.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:08 pm

Enya to receive honorary doctorate

Donegal born singer, Enya will also receive an honorary Doctorate for her services to music.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:07 pm

Cruinniú 2007

The Glór music centre in Ennis is developing the Cruinniú Gathering for 2007, which, as you know, took place for the first time last November.

Permalink - Posted: June 27, 2007 at 2:06 pm
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