St Michael’s congregation embraces new context for historic church

The 250-year-old St Michael’s Church in Ballina made for a magical setting for the inaugural Other Voices Ballina in 2018. The intimacy of the brilliantly lit and staged setting said little of the dismemberment Ballina’s oldest building had endured in...

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Castlebar’s Lydia set to rock the Other Voices music trail

Castlebar native, Lydia Ford, is set to enjoy the unprecedented platform of performing to multitudes of Other Voices Mayo attendees on the festival’s music trail in Ballina this weekend. Now based in Dublin, Lydia is the daughter of Peter, who...

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The best of Mayo to feature at musical extravaganza

The Mayo Male Voice Choir will perform later this month at the very exciting Mayo Music Extravaganza Concert along with...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 2:30pm Read More

Mayo musician wins Ó Riada award

Mayo flute player Jillian O’Malley has won the prestigious Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. The Louisburgh native did so at...

Monday, 17/02/20 - 3:30pm Read More

Poetry night in Ballina

Poetry event poster
Ballina Arts Centre hosts a novel literary event this Thursday evening when it celebrates Ireland’s best-loved poets. Under the direction...

Thursday, 26/09/19 - 1:10pm Read More

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Ballina band, Billow Wood
By Orla Hearns Ballina band Billow Wood is in a race against time to realise the ultimate dream of releasing its debut studio...

Tuesday, 24/09/19 - 11:42am Read More

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Other Voices Ballina put back to spring 2020