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Andy Irvine returns to Shandon

  Venue: Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork Tickets: €15 from tickets.ie or from the Maldron Hotel, Shandon or phone Jim on 0861651356   Andy Irvine is a truly legendary figure in Irish folk music. Born in London in 1942, he recently celebrated his 71st birthday. Andy has been ‘on […]

Cork Coal Quay Family Festival

From our friends at the Cork Coal Quay Family Festival.   The “Coal Quay” (pronounced as Coal Kay by locals) is a historic area in the centre of Cork City.  Built on an ancient marsh, the Coal Quay area is one of the oldest parts of Cork city.   The […]

Liverpool Echo highlights Margaret Aspinall Award

The Liverpool Echo, Merseyside’s biggest selling daily newspaper, last Saturday (June 29th) featured the decision of the Mother Jones committee to award The Spirit of Mother Jones Award to Margaret Aspinall, Chairperson of the Hillsborough Family Support Group. The Echo, which has an average daily circulation of over […]

Launch of Four Festivals

A unique event took place in the Shandon area of Cork city yesterday (29 May) with the joint launch of four separate festivals which will be held in the area under the auspices of “The Gathering” during the summer and early autumn. Dubbed “the Four Festivals under the […]