Archive for the 'Arts and Entertainment' Category

Irish Indie label releases original Xmas compilation album

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Monday, 01 December 2008 – An alternative mix of originally penned Christmas songs by Irish and international music artists has been digitally released.



Russell Gallery Hosts Exhibition Of Local Landscape And Seascape Artworks

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Monday, 01 December 2008 - The Mayor of Clare has officially opened an exhibition of paintings by Joe Jordan and Doreen Drennan at the Russell Gallery in New Quay.

Transatlantic Children’s Reading Challenge Wins Top Honour At Local Government Awards 2008

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Friday, November 07, 2008 - Clare County Council was named overall winner of the ‘Arts and Culture’ category at the Chamber’s Excellence in Local Government Awards, held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin, last night.


Lions Club Hopes “Banner Jigs ‘N’ Reels” Will Be A Roaring Success

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Tuesday, 14 October 2008 - Well-known faces from across County Clare are dusting off their dance shoes in order to strut their stuff in a major charity fundraiser at Glór Irish Music Centre in Ennis.

jigs n reels poster


Remembering ’s Dance Masters

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Tuesday, 09 September 2008 - Speaking at the 14th Annual Dan Furey celebration of set dancing at the weekend, Mayor of Clare Councillor Madeleine Taylor Quinn paid tribute to two of ’s most celebrated Dance Masters.

Pic of Dan Furey dancing weekend


An Indie-cater Of Independent Music

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Monday, 25 August 2008 – A Dublin-based music blogger today digitally released his second compilation of original songs from 10 independent artists in 3 different continents.



Mp3hugger Profiles Under-The-Radar Music Artists

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Friday, 18 July 2008 - An Irish-based music blogger has released a compilation of songs comprising tracks from 10 under-the-radar artists from 3 different continents.


PHOTOCALL Irish Fiddle Virtuoso To Be Honoured By Native County

Friday, May 2nd, 2008


Launch of ‘Seen But Not Heard- A Century Of Childhood In ’

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Thursday, 1 May 2008 - Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children, Mr. Brendan Smith T.D., will this evening launch a national travelling exhibition celebrating childhood in over the 20th Century, at Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan.


Clare Museum Hopes To ‘Draw’ A Crowd

Monday, April 28th, 2008

‘Anyone can learn to draw’ is the message being issued by Clare Museum ahead of a series of workshops being held on Saturday, 24 May next.