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God rejects the Armagh incident in connection with the partition

Swords Today 23 Oct 2021
The ecumenical service at the Armageddor Cathedral of the Irish Church is not the only concert designed for the 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth ... Higgins, an Irish football fan, saw Ireland lose by one goal after a promising performance against a country currently ranked second in the FIFA world rankings.
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Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan – between happiness and ruin

The Observer 22 Oct 2021
In all Claire Keegan’s stories, there is a family ... But this figure never stands very far out in front ... In her note on the text, Keegan explains that the Magdalene laundries, where an estimated 30,000 Irish women were incarcerated between the 18th and 20th centuries, were “run and financed by the Catholic Church in concert with the Irish state” ... .
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What’s open in the Mid-Hudson Valley as of Oct. 21, 2021

Daily Freeman 21 Oct 2021
For local coverage related to the coronavirus, go to dailyfreeman.com/tag/coronavirus ... Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the J. Watson Bailey Middle School, 118 Merilina Ave., Kingston ... Saturday, Oct ... • The Ulster County Civil War Roundtable will present “Songs of the Irish Brigade”, a concert by The Veterans in a New Field on Saturday, Oct.
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Claire Keegan: ‘I think something needs to be as long as it needs to be’

The Observer 20 Oct 2021
Fortunately for an author so sparing with her output, those who know and follow her include an international array of literary connoisseurs, and many of the children passing through the Irish school system ... “To me,” says Keegan, “Foster isn’t a novel ... “And it wasn’t just the church, you know, it was in concert with the Irish state,” she points out ... .
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What’s open in the Mid-Hudson Valley as of Oct. 20, 2021

Daily Freeman 20 Oct 2021
For local coverage related to the coronavirus, go to dailyfreeman.com/tag/coronavirus ... Saturday, Oct. 23, and running through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in a virtual format ... Online. fallforart.org. • The Ulster County Civil War Roundtable will present “Songs of the Irish Brigade”, a concert by The Veterans in a New Field on Saturday, Oct ... 28 ... 24.
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SoundCheck chills out with Cold Chocolate

Bangor Daily News 19 Oct 2021
Tickets also are on sale for upcoming SoundCheck shows by the David Clarke Trio, dance theater collaborators Kathryn Oliver and Kristi Williamson (“Honey in the Heart”) and Tom DiMenna, performing a Cat Stevens tribute; as well as larger concerts by The Wolff Sisters and Lúnasa (Irish Christmas tour).
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Gig of the Week: Wexford Festival Opera has Shakespeare in the heart

The Irish Times 18 Oct 2021
Wednesday, October 20th to Sunday, October 24th, National Concert Hall, nch.ie. This series of immersive experiences has been curated by The Irish Times columnist Una Mullally and Conner Habib, as part of the NCH’s autumn season, Refractions.
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Dave Flynn: Irish Minimalism – A mixed engagement with the tradition

The Irish Times 15 Oct 2021
In “Looking for the Irish Bartók”, a provocative 2005 article for The Journal of Music in Ireland, he argued that engagement with traditional music was crucial for Irish composers ... spoken and sung in Irish to uilleann pipes and string quartet.
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Paddy Moloney: The man who put Irish music on the map

BBC News 15 Oct 2021
The group's musicians have collaborated with some of the world's biggest stars - from Mick Jagger to Sting, Dolly Parton and Luciano Pavarotti - and have sold out some of the most famous concert halls across the world, helping to bring traditional Irish music out of the ...
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‘There was blood everywhere’: UK and Irish survivors on 2015 Bataclan attack

The Observer 15 Oct 2021
British and Irish survivors of the 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris have told a court how they played dead on the ground in a river of blood to avoid being shot, or crawled across the floor between bodies as gunmen murdered concertgoers one by one.
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UK and Irish survivors of 2015 Bataclan attack tell court how they escaped death

The Guardian 15 Oct 2021
Witnesses to atrocity in Paris music venue that killed 90 talk of playing dead and trying to help the wounded British and Irish survivors ...
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Ireland has lost a ‘true talent and advocate for traditional music’ – warm tributes for legendary musician Paddy Moloney (83)

Belfast Telegraph 12 Oct 2021
President Michael D Higgins has described legendary musician Paddy Moloney who has died at the age of 83 as being “at the forefront of the renaissance of interest in Irish music” ... The Chieftains were one of the best-known Irish traditional groups in the world, winning six Grammys and he has left behind an enormous musical legacy.
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Paddy Moloney: President Michael D Higgins leads tributes to Chieftains founder

The Irish Times 12 Oct 2021
“The Irish music community, and indeed the much larger community throughout the world who found such inspiration in his work, will have learned with great sadness today of the passing of Paddy Moloney... The acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, who was from Dublin, was a leading contributor to the revival of Irish folk and traditional music.
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Paddy Moloney: President Higgins leads tributes to Chieftains founder

The Irish Times 12 Oct 2021
“The Irish music community, and indeed the much larger community throughout the world who found such inspiration in his work, will have learned with great sadness today of the passing of Paddy Moloney,” Mr Higgins said in a statement ... The Chieftains became one of the best-known Irish traditional groups in the world, winning six Grammys.
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