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Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend

27th-29th November 2015

The festival features a niche programme of traditional music and places a special focus on traditional singing.

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Seisiún na n-Óg @ Droichead Arts Centre
Sep 27 @ 1:30 PM – Dec 13 @ 3:00 PM
Seisiún na n-Óg @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Date: Sundays 27 September, 25 October, 29 November, 13 December 2015 Time: 1.30pm to 3pm Venue: Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell St, Drogheda OPEN TO ALL YOUNG TRADITIONAL MUSICIANS No booking required.  Pay €2 on the door. A great introduction to session playing…… Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. For further information simply contact us: Gemma
Beings @ Marketplace Theatre & Arts Centre
Oct 30 @ 7:00 PM – Nov 28 @ 7:00 PM
Beings @ Marketplace Theatre & Arts Centre | Keady | United Kingdom
‘Beings’ is a collection of studies of animals, birds, humans and maybe some life forms in between. This exhibition of work by Orlaith Cullinane demonstrates her ongoing fascination with the infinite variation of living creatures. Supported by Create Louth, Orlaith spent a few weeks at the Natural History Museum, London immersed in studying the natural
Nov 10 @ 8:00 PM – Nov 28 @ 12:00 PM
Droichead Arts Centre November Event Guide @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
An exciting programme awaits at Droichead Arts Centre this November. With theatre, international classical music, opera, visual arts, schools and family programmes and our annual Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend, there is something for everybody. Visual Arts / Extensions  /  Mark Templeton (Sound) & Kyle Armstrong (Film) Until Sat 14 Nov | Tues – Sat |
‘Establish Change’ @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre
Nov 12 @ 10:00 AM – Dec 19 @ 4:00 PM
'Establish Change' @ Basement Gallery, An Táín Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Louth Craftmark Designers Network An exhibition of contemporary craft and art. The works on exhibit provide an intriguing mix of fine art installation, ceramics, textiles, leather, painting, jewellery, printmaking and sculpture. The exhibition will feature 14 craftspeople, designers and artists based in the North East. Artists Talks Patricia Murphy – Friday 20th Nov 1:10 –
Nov 24 @ 7:30 PM
Talk: Shaping Materials: Modernism, Design and Ireland @ An Tain Arts Centre | Dundalk | Louth | Ireland
Louth Craftmark invites you to a special viewing of Louth Craftmark’s current Irish Design exhibition Establish Change. Followed by a talk by design historian Adrian Tinniswood in the Basement Gallery, An Tain Art’s Centre. Wine reception and goodies bags. While this event is free, space is limited. So please RSVP by clicking the link HERE to reserve
Nov 26 @ 7:00 PM
Branagh Theatre Company LIVE: The Winter’s Tale @ The ARC Cinema | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Starring: Judi Dench, Tom Bateman, Kenneth Branagh, Jessie Buckley Synopsis: The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live promises an exceptional series of plays broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a year. The season begins with The Winter’s Tale. Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined
Nov 26 @ 7:00 PM – Dec 1 @ 10:00 PM
Carlingford Lough Artists Christmas Exhibition @ Carlingford Design House | Carlingford | Louth | Ireland
Opening night Thursday 26th November at 7.00pm by Cllr. Peter Savage Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council. All are welcome so come along and see our latest work. The Exhibition continues during normal shopping hours Friday 27th through to Monday 30th November and then Tuesday 1st December 10am – 10pm. Exhibiting are: Maura Muckian, an established
Nov 27 @ 10:00 AM – Nov 29 @ 8:30 PM
Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend @ Various Locations | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend celebrates its 19th year this year. Taking place during the last weekend in November, the festival features a niche programme of traditional music and places a special focus on traditional singing. It takes place in a number of cultural and historic locations in Drogheda including: Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow House, The
Drogheda Traditional Weekend 2015: The Albiez Trio & Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker @ Droichead Arts Centre | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Concert  in honour of Cáit Bean Uí Chairbre The Albiez Trio, Laoise Kelly (harp), Tola Custy (fiddle) and Cormac Breatnach (whistles) bring their unique style of Irish traditional music to the Droichead Arts Centre.  The trio have varied backgrounds and their music has many influences from many regions.  Cormac’s music is highly influenced by jazz
Drogheda Traditional Weekend 2015: Tunes in the Tholsel @ The Tholsel | Drogheda | Louth | Ireland
Tunes in the Tholsel Featuring Dave Sheridan (Fiddle) and Ciaran Somers (Flute) . This is an intimate family concert in the historic Tholsel building. Flute and fiddle merge beautifully in traditional music and there are no better exponents that this Carlow based duo. Dave comes originally from Offaly but has lived for many years in


Children of the Revolution
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Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution is a national research and performance project being devised and produced by Michael Fortune and Aileen Lambert and will feature an ensemble of traditional musicians and singers from throughout the island of Ireland for the 2016 Commemorations.
Clonmel Junction Festival seeks Festival Director
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Clonmel Junction Festival seeks Festival Director

Clonmel Junction Festival seeks a dynamic, experienced and highly motivated Festival Director to assume responsibility for the year round management of the Festival including the financial management and the devising and delivery of its artistic programme.
This is Curatorship
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This is Curatorship

Since 2006, Louth Contemporary Music Society has been commissioning internationally renowned composers such as Arvo Pärt and Terry Riley, hosting ambitious concerts, and has issued several recordings. Garrett Sholdice listens to some of the promoter's most recent releases.


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