Westport Honours Patrick Cassidy

On Saturday 25th April 2020 Mayo man, Patrick Cassidy’s Cantata, The Children of Lir, will be performed in Holy Trinity Church, Westport at 7pm.  This is a musical interpretation of the legend of the Children of Lir, so firmly associated with Mayo. Patrick lives in Los Angeles, where he is a renowned composer of film […]

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Annabelle’s Tall Ships Adventures

Westport native Annabelle Stafford Johnston was asked to speak about her recent Tall Ship adventures at Sail Training Ireland’s Annual Awards ceremony at the Mansion House in Dublin. In 2019 Annebell sailed with Sail Training Ireland on the Asgard Armada tall ship “Maybe” from Dublin to Cork, as well as from Cork to Santander on […]

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WESTIVAL, Winner of an Irish Festival Award!

Just announced, Westival, formerly Westport’s Music and Arts Festival has won gold at the Irish Festival Awards, winning Best Small Festival 2019. The Irish Festival Awards is the annual celebration of Ireland’s greatest festivals, they commend the exceptional work that goes on behind the scenes in the inspiring Irish festival industry. Westival, runs for over […]

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Saltwater Announce Headliners Day Breakdown

DERMOT KENNEDY, THE CORONAS & JOHNNY MARR JUNE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 29-31 MAY 2020 A TASTE OF THE WEST TICKETS ON SALE NOW  Exciting new Mayo festival Saltwater have just announced the day breakdown for their headliners with Dermot Kennedy headlining Friday 29 May, The Coronas headlining Saturday 30 May and Johnny Marr headlining Sunday 31 May 2020. They will be joined alongside […]

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Mick Flannery Album Launch Show @ Westport Town Hall Theatre

MICK FLANNERY Saturday, December 7th, 2019 Tickets: €22 An award-winning, double-platinum selling artist, Mick Flannery is on the brink of releasing not only his self-titled sixth album, but also overseeing the worldwide premiere of the stage musical, Evening Train (so named after his 2007 debut album). He began to write songs as a teenager in […]

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