Concerts & Art
Conamara Bog Week 2013 – May 24th-Jun 3rd
Official Opening with Mol an Oige Concert
May 24th, Letterfrack Church 8.00pm
This concert will feature some of Conamara’s finest young musicians, singers and dancers…
Kylemore Abbey Concerts
This year we have a new venue for our concerts. Thanks to the generosity of Sr. Maura and the Benedictine Community at Kylemore Abbey, we are holding two concerts in their lovely new church.
Sr. Karol’s Choir
On Saturday June 1st at 4pm the wonderful Sr. Karol, who has returned from her musical studies at the Kodaly Institute in Hungary, will present a concert with her excellent choir. Special guest is a past pupil of Kylemore Abbey school…the amazing harpist Laoise Kelly.
Admission €10; €5.00 unwaged.
Josephine Marsh Band
On Sunday June 2nd at 6.30pm our concert features the Josephine Marsh Band – one of Ireland’s finest trad groups. On mandolin the wonderful Declan Corey; double bass the exciting Paul O’Driscoll, guitar/ vocals the enigmatic Tommy Carew and on button accordion one of East Clare’s finest, Josephine Marsh. For a flavour of this exciting quartet listen to their CD ’I Can Hear You Smiling’.
“A great band with a singular musical vision” Martin Hayes.
Admission €10; €5 unwaged.
The Monastery Hostel Gig
June 1st – a very special evening with singer songwriters / guitarists Sabrina Dinan and Ultan Conlon.
This is a great chance to see some of Ireland’s finest emerging talent in the warm atmospheric surroundings
of the Monastery Hostel. Candlelit dinner at 7.30pm.
Dinner and Gig €20. Contact Stephen on 095 41132.
Art Exhibition – ‘Take 2’
In the Connemara National Park 8pm May 25th. This exhibition showcases the work of two established locally based artists – Rosie McGurran who lives in Roundstone and Gavin Lavelle who lives in Clifden and runs the Lavelle Gallery.
Exhibition open daily May 26th – June 3rd. All welcome.