Elbow revisit Ballina performance as part of campaign to support musicians

English rock band Elbow has revisited their last live performance, which took place at St Michael’s Church, Ballina, as part of the Other Voices festival, as part of a campaign drawing attention to the urgent situation performers and venues find...

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These boots are made for walking: festival organisers refuse to accept defeat

The 53rd Castlebar International Four Days’ Walks should have begun yesterday (Sunday). The long-running festival is among many events cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic but organisers marked the occasion with a socially distanced 10km walk in Castlebar. “We are...

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Cancellation of Mayo festival marked in most apt way imaginable

Next Saturday, July 4, the 53rd Castlebar International Four Days’ Walks should have been taking place. The long-running festival was...

Tuesday, 30/06/20 - 7:50pm Read More

Virtual Mayo festival offers 10 hours of music every day for five days

  The ongoing restrictions that are in place to try and contain the Covid-19 have put paid to the hundreds...

Wednesday, 24/06/20 - 5:38pm Read More

Normal People author to guest at hometown festival

The Wild Atlantic Words literary festival has announced that Sally Rooney will be taking part in this year’s festival in...

Monday, 22/06/20 - 3:59pm Read More

No Siamsa for Swinford

Síamsa Sráide, the highlight of Swinford’s calendar, has been cancelled, writes Marian Duggan. The festival committee announced news of their...

Thursday, 07/05/20 - 4:00pm Read More

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Bringing it all back home

Enniscrone braced for a “woof” weekend