The original civil registration districts were based on medical dispensary districts and in many cases cross county boundaries. This means that in certain cases marriages will be recorded in a county other than where the person lived. We have provided a list of the registration districts and their counties below. Multiple Spouses? Understanding the search results. Dinner will be followed by dance and song with Peter Carey, Liam Aspell and friends. Many thanks again to Geraldine Kelly and Yvonne Keane. It takes a multi-faceted look, through documents, poems, songs, eye-witness stories etc.
Featuring again Tegolin Knowland and Sean Coyne. It is written and directed by the poet Eamon Grennan. Sponsored by John Varley. Their music is a joyful unleashing of talents learnt at the hearths of their parents, family and friends. Individually they are stunning but together they bring a freshness and excitement to the music that is uniquely their own.
Everyone welcome. Special thanks to Ursula Klinger. Her innovative approach to Irish music and her new slant on traditional singing have been celebrated in her previous two albums; the second was nominated for a Meteor award.
The result of her work is a magical mosaic of sound, as refreshing and as unpredictable as a showery day inside in Aran. Sponsored by Tom and Peggy McManus. Renowned for their colourful and anarchic adaptations of Shakespeare, Footsbarn is celebrating years of the Bard and 45 years on the road with a new voyage into his unparalleled repertoire. Incomplete Works is an evening full of humour and gravitas, where anything is possible. A three headed Shakespeare, a casting of male Juliets, Falstaff and his ribald drinking partners, the seven ages of man, to see is to believe!
Generator sponsored by Kevin Keogh Electrical. Johnny McEvoy has always been highly acclaimed for his excellent shows and his forthcoming February nationwide concert tour is eagerly awaited by his legion of fans. His songs are haunting, evocative and beautifully presented with many in the folk and ballad style. Johnny McEvoy has been one of the most enduring and talented singer-songwriters in these islands over the past 50 years. His concert performance is second to none with his songs beautifully delivered in truly artistic fashion and story telling of the finest order.
A concert not to be missed! He started working professionally at the age of 14 in local bands. After several years he moved to Sydney where he carved out a successful Jazz career. This event is sponsored by the French partner of the festival in association with Slainte, Lens, France.
Having survived free education and gaeltacht grants Breathnach went on to work in Agriculture, Fisheries, Catering, Theatre, Film, Radio and Television before moving into the arena of Comedy. Straight Outta Connamara is the story of misery, liberation and beyond. With Paddy Barry sailor and adventurer. Paddy has undertaken many voyages including one in a Galway Hooker across the Atlantic to America. His song The Voyage has become a modern classic.
This talk will discuss the artistic, historical and spiritual context of the artwork. Erin Gibbons is an archaeologist and Museum Consultant. She has researched the art and archaeology of the west coast and has directed ten coastal excavations in Connemara.
Her songs pull back the layers and delve deep into the minutiae of what it is that makes us tick. Examining the lyrics one gets the impression that each story has been painstakingly and lovingly revised and reduced down until you know she can take it no further. He was subsequently awarded the Albert Medal for his bravery.
Sponsored by Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. Thanks to Patrick, Des and all the staff. Gallery Goes Hawks and Doves was shortlisted for the T. Eliot Prize. The Gallery Press has published his eight collections. Sway will appear in September of this year. Hear them read and avail of the opportunity to talk with them afterwards in what is sure to be a special event. Michael Coady was born in in Carrick-onSuir, County Tipperary, where he has lived all his life and where he has worked as a teacher, musician and writer.
He has won numerous prizes including the Patrick Kavanagh Award in for poems for his first collection. More recently he has held a residency in the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris. His work is noted for its celebration of place, particularly his home town and the people who live there. It has also been praised for its compassion and for its successful fusion of literary language with the reported demotic of his community.
He has now found the leisure and the lifestyle to create and develop his music in his own way. One of the best live acts to come out of Ireland in recent years, the multi-awarded winning We Banjo 3 combine supergroup credentials with a breath-taking command of the emotive power of fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo.
Any single member of this group could electrify a venue with a solo performance, but together, in the joyous musical alchemy of We Banjo 3, their passionate lead vocalist like a young Springsteen adopted by the Chieftains, the result is truly unforgettable. On both sides of the Atlantic the word is out about this group. We Banjo 3.
The new goldstandard of traditional Irish and American roots music. You are about to hear something new, something fresh, something daring, something that befits the bright, flamboyant spirit of the banjo itself. Field Trip to Inishbofin Journey back in time and discover the rich and colourful history of Inishbofin on this exciting field trip to the island with acclaimed archaeologist Michael Gibbons.
Return ferry at 5pm. Boots and outdoor gear needed. Bookings in advance to Introduced by Canon James Ronayne.
The octogenarian, who lives in a retirement village in Clifden, Co Galway, I was married three times.. and am open to dating' - Maura (86). Daughter Ellis, created Countess of Brandon, and Mary, married in to James Tames, James, the present Viscount Clifden, was elected to pare Viscount for which honour the Privy Seal bears date at St. James ' s 18 December that.
Sponsored by Pat Molloy. In Clive took a break from his acting career to go to university. Sponsored by The Quay House. In the event that those interested in bidding for an item but who cannot attend in person on Friday 23rd arrangements will be made available to place a sealed bid in the church or to make a bid by telephone.
Sponsored by Poetry Ireland. Thanks to Maureen Kennelly. Grand Concert with the Great Up in that Pantheon inhabited by the biggest selling recording artists of all time in Ireland, rubbing shoulders with Bono and the Boys, you might be surprised to bump into Phil Coulter. His unique voice sings out wild and true!
Good music can mean the difference between a good wedding and an unforgettable wedding and The Conquerors are the band to make that difference. The Conquerors are still regarded as one of the most professional working bands on the entertainment scene and have always believed in recording first class records throughout the years as far back as their first number 1 Baby Blue. The Conquerors specialise in corporate functions and the wedding market and have now introduced the lovely Lorraine McDonald as lead vocalist and sax player to the band. Sponsored by Connemara Chamber of Commerce. Thirty years on and he can still hold his own with the best of them.
He travels to Sweden, Denmark and Germany regularly. He has a strong fan base in Europe and more in the USA. And he is a huge Jazz Festival favourite in Cork.
Opening for Rob tonight will be a surprise opening act of local and international talent. He has written and contributed to numerous publications and is a former member of the USA-Ireland Fulbright Commission. Fidget Feet is Everywhere Aerial acts from crane to brighten up the day, with the other outdoor acts on the square, then in the Showgrounds Fidget Feet will have an aerial rig and members of Fidget Feet will be teaching workshops.
No need to book, first come drop in sessions. Her latest book is Keats Lives, published by Carcanet Press. Music by Kathleen Loughnane, harp. Sponsored by Tim and Mairead Robinson.