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

The Dude McLynn plays The Hawkwell Sat 20 June, 8pmOn this very special night the Hawk’s Well celebrates local music maestro Donal (The Dude) McLynn. McLynn’s pub has been in his family for three generations. Taking over from his father in 1967, Donal juggled running the pub with a full time teaching job, performing six nights a week with his band at the Baymount and raising a family of nine. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 25/04/15 : 04:43:45
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Cos Cos Sean Nós Festival 2015

“Dance like a wave on the sea”Final preparations are being made in the villages of Drumcliffe and Rathcormac for the 9th annual Cos Cos Sean Nós festival which opens next week.The Cos Cos festival committee has put together an exciting programme of events to suit all ages and tastes.This year’s festival runs over six days from Tuesday May 5th to Sunday May 10th and will feature a vast array of dance events, [...]  Read More...

Updated: 05/11/14 : 12:48:56
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Hawk’s Well Celebrates Sligo’s Mr. Bass Man Eddie Lee

The Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to present a very special concert on Saturday 22nd of November to honour and celebrate the immense musical talent of Sligo’s musical hero Eddie Lee.An extraordinary talent, this multi-instrumentalist holds a very dear place in the hearts of so many. He will be joined by musical friends from far and near on the night including NoCrows, Those Nervous Animals, Anything Goes, Joe Hunt, David Little/Bryan [...]  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...