30th January 1984 marked the passing of the Dubliner Luke Kelly, rated the greatest folk artist of the 20th Century and one of Ireland’s cultural treasures.
When Dublin singer/ songwriter/ multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh performs to sell-out shows, his talent captures the depth and passion of the great man.
Chris has accompanied the Legendary “Dubliners” on their German tour & on the 50th anniversary concert DVD.
Chris Kavanagh – Lead vocals / Long neck 5-string banjo / Guitar / Piano
Joe Finn – Uilleann pipes / Whistles / Fiddle
Michael Howard – Guitar / Vocals
Hilary Kavanagh – Bass / Vocals Saturday 18th August @ 8.30pm Tickets €20
An Exhibition of Photos taken by Jack Leonard who set up a Photography Business in Belmullet in 1906
In 1906 Jack Leonard returned from England to help his brother Michael with the mail run between Belmullet and Ballina, this was a long wagon pulled by 2 horses carrying goods, mail and passengers. Jack set up photographic business from a base in Crossmolina and Belmullet. His customers included the local families, business, clergy, RIC, local and national papers.
Many of the wonderful photos taken at the time including townscapes, festive events, political meetings, Land war meetings, War of Independence and Civil war. Jack was in Belmullet to record the Royal Commission meeting in 1907, this group conducting a review of the Congested District Board.
Many of these photos are now going on exhibit in Áras Inis Gluaire opening on Wednesday 8th August @ 7.30pm All Welcome
An Evening of traditional music, song, dance and storytelling with the Erris Branch of Comhaltas Ceolteoirí Eireann All Welcome this Wednesday @ 8.30pm
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