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What's On In Sligo - Daily Updates

Sligo Festivals 2017









See the vast selection of Festivals this year in Sligo Town and County

Click Link: Sligo Festivals 2017


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Former County player Kieran Quinn set to play on front of Sligo GAA Fans once again!

Calling on all Sligo GAA fans to Back Our Boys in Black by attending this year's players' fundraiser event

Kieran Quinn presents Theme Night 17, Music in Sport, at the Knocknarea Arena IT Sligo on March 24th; promising a fantastic night with an amazing line-up!
 
Tickets €25 with all proceeds going towards the Sligo Senior Football team
 
Stayed tuned for the line-up release - you won't be disappointed!! For tickets see www.sligogaa.ie
#BackingOurBoysInBlack

Tickets available from the Sligo GAA Office, Centre of Excellence, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. 071 9168750 administrator.sligo@gaa.ie

Online at www.tickets.ie and www.sligogaa.ie

Tickets also available from the following Stores;

Centra, Enniscrone

Maloney’s Supervalu, Ballina

Surlis’ Supervalu, Tubbercurry

Supervalu, Ballymote

Tansey’s Centra, Gurteen

Whiteside’s Supervalu, Ballisodare

Whiteside’s Centra, Collooney

Mullaney’s Supervalu, Grange

Kelly’s Supervalu, Boyle







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Mossie Martin – (Fiddle), is originally from near Keadue, Co. Roscommon. He learned his music from Longford fiddler, Seamus Thompson. Mossie has played extensively abroad in recent years in Australia, France and Spain. He is a tutor with FETAC and currently teaches a PLC course in Traditional Irish music in Drumshanbo. Mossie is also a member of the All Ireland winning Dartry Ceili Band.

Noelle Carroll – (Flute), from Teesan, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo. Noelle has been involved in teaching the younger members at the Fred Finn CCE branch over the past number of years and is also a member of the All-Ireland winning Dartry Ceili Band.

Sean Carroll – (Button Accordion), is from Teesan, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo and is older brother of band member Noelle Carroll. He was taught to play accordion by his father Michael, originally from Co. Leitrim who played with the well-known Leitrim Ceili Group. Sean is also a member of the All Ireland winning Dartry Ceili Band.

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 Mick Flannery @ The Hawk's Well


Mick Flannery is back on the road performing new material from his new album I Own You which features some of Mick’s finest work to date and on Friday the 24th of March, he visits the Hawk’s Well Theatre. Following the release of his number one album By The Rule in 2014, Mick took a short break and began writing again in 2015. Basing himself between the counties of Cork and Clare, he was moved and motivated by current events around the world, specifically one tragic event in April 2015 that inspired the title track.

Speaking very directly about the single, Mick states; "The song I Own You is based on the idea of the ‘poor man’ breaking into the ‘rich man's’ house. It was inspired by wealth inequality in capitalist societies. It was also informed by the Baltimore riots, after the killing of Freddie Gray by police. I hoped the song would portray the anger felt by disenfranchised, powerless people. The video is intended to send the message that the greed of the super-rich must at some stage be reckoned with".

This album is a step away from previous releases, something Mick differentiates between his own albums. ‘50% of this album is more socially aware, containing social commentary stuff, and is ultimately less self-involved than my previous releases. It may also sound slightly different; I was listening to a lot of Kendrick Lamar, and for a long time it was just Christian [producer] and I in the studio – him on drums and me warbling – so the beat became more important than any guitar or piano parts, more hip-hop based, the reason it sounds a little bit more modern’. I Own You was released in October 2016 on CD and vinyl. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the man himself in top form and live in Sligo.

Tickets for the show are €22 with a special Go See rate of €11 for under 18s. Tickets are available from the Box Office on 071 916 1518 or www.hawkswell.com

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The Arts - Sligo









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Click on images below for latest Entertainment at these venues


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Live Music at Thomas Connolly, click on image above for the latest

Markievicz Rd and Holborn St ,Sligo
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Wine St, Sligo

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McGarrigles, O'Connell St, Sligo

Click on Tricky's image above to see the latest
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Live Music every Friday, Hargadon’s Pub
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O'Connell Street, Sligo
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Click on Garavogue image above for latest
By the River
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The Coleman Irish Music Centre - Gurteen




















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