Updated: 14/04/14 : 08:21:28
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What's On In Sligo - Daily Updates

Dunes Day returns August 3rd at 2pmDunes Day was a roaring success during last year’s Cairde Arts Festival and was talked about for many months after and now it is on the lips of the music lovers of Sligo once again. The crowds are gearing up for yet another incredible day of music with people already getting their hands on early bird tickets.The Dunes Tavern are delighted to welcome back the fantastic Oddsocks. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 29/05/14 : 08:47:41
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Carmel Gunning celebrates 45 years in music

Carmel Gunning, well known Sligo virtuoso tin whistle player and music teacher celebrates 45 years in the music business this year. She comes from a musical family and started her career from a young age winning various competitions from 1960 onwards. 1969, she formed her first band -a country and irish group and they were popular all over Connaught where they played for ceilidhs and dances.Having commenced work as a clerk typist  [...]  Read More...

Updated: 28/07/14 : 12:48:37
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Dunes Day returns August 3rd at 2pm

Dunes Day was a roaring success during last year’s Cairde Arts Festival and was talked about for many months after and now it is on the lips of the music lovers of Sligo once again. The crowds are gearing up for yet another incredible day of music with people already getting their hands on early bird tickets.The Dunes Tavern are delighted to welcome back the fantastic Oddsocks. The quartet hail from Sligo but are currently based in [...]  Read More...

Updated: 28/07/14 : 13:04:52
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James Morrison Traditional Music Festival - 22nd Year

The festival commemorates the musical genius of James Morrison who was born in Drumfin near Riverstown in 1893. He emigrated to America in 1915 and became famous for his band which played in the Irish Dance halls of Manhattan in New York. He was also a composer and teacher of Irish music. He, together with Michael Coleman and Paddy Killoran (all from Sligo) introduced the “Sligo Style” of fiddle playing which has continued to be played in New [...]  Read More...