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January 2015

Maura O’ Connell, Karan Casey, Martin Tourish, Ed Boyd

January 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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An unforgettable night of music is on the cards when singers par excellence Maura O’Connell and Karan Casey headline in concert with top instrumentalists Martin Tourish (accordion/whistle) and Ed Boyd (guitar). From her early days as De Danann vocalist, Maura O’Connell’s multi-decade singing career has brought her international acclaim and two Grammy nominations, and continues to bring something new and exciting to everything she sings. Karan Casey has long been one of the most innovative and influential voices in Traditional…

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Booklaunch Ger Reidy

January 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. He has won several national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of bursaries and residencies sponsored by the Arts Council and Mayo County Council. His first collection, Pictures from a Reservation, was published by Dedalus Press. He has been published in many literary journals, both at home and abroad, and has read at numerous literary festivals, including the Cúirt Festival in Galway, where his second collection, Drifting Under…

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Padraig Potts Guide To Walking – Seamus O’Rourke

January 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Seamus O’Rourke teams up with director Charlie McGuinness for the heart-wrenching tale of Padraig Potts McKeirnan, a genteel boy with enough might to shed his Catholic shackles and enough guilt and preconditioning to prevent him from efficiently succeeding. Bursting with the vivacious wit of Seamus O’Rourke’s masterful play-writing, this show will tear at your heart and cripple you with laughter, bringing to life the colourful characters encountered along the way, from his beginnings in the small rural village of Drumnamee…

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Passion Fashion for 9-12 year olds

January 31, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Participatory Arts - Commencing 24th January, from 11.00am-1.00pm (continuing Jan 31; Feb 7 & 14) at Community Arts Room, Linenhall Arts Centrewith artist Vivianne Maloney If you're young and love style then this workshop is for you! In this whirlwind introduction to the fashion design process you'll learn how to develop a fashion design idea, from the initial brainstorming process, through to your finished fashion illustration. Participants will explore the core components of Fashion Design beginning by creating a fashion…

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February 2015

Jack L – Phantasmagoria

February 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Kildare native Jack Lukeman is one of Ireland’s most respected and best loved performers. Described as “a mixture of all the great voices of the 20th century” (The Guardian), few can match his award-winning powerhouse vocals and inventive live shows. Since Jack’s successful shows at the Linenhall in January 2013, he has been busy touring in America and Europe playing at the Symphony Space in Manhattan, the San Diego, Edinburgh and Recklinghausen Fringe Festivals, recording a Christmas Special for RTÉ Radio…

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Crafternoon – Craftworks Mayo

February 7, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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  Craftworks Mayo is delighted to announce their first event of 2015. Crafternoon is an afternoon of craft demonstrations by the artists and makers of Craftworks Mayo, with the added opportunity to engage in 'mini-workshops' where you can connect with 'your inner creative soul' and create something really interesting to take home. Crafts that will be on offer to try your hand at include: creative crochet, amazing wood turning, fab jewllery, medicinal crafts (for health and wellbeing), art-ceramics with a…

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March 2015

The Girl Who Forgot To Sing Badly

March 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - March 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Sometimes it takes a girl-sized human to solve an adult-sized problem. Peggy O’Hegarty and her parents are packers. They squeeze fruit into tins, foxes into boxes, even bikes into brown paper bags. And all the while Peggy sings with the voice of an angel – a grossly unfortunate angel, who can’t sing at all.   But one day work stops working, and the jobs stop coming, and Peggy steps outside to find that winter has arrived… and everyone in her…

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The Locked Room

March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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  AERIAL CIRCUS THEATRE Can you find out who you are when you can’t remember who you’ve been? Two circus performers wake up with amnesia in a locked room - they haven’t a clue where they are but they want to get out! Like Waiting for Godot meets an explosion in a paint factory, The Locked Room is a mystery, wrapped in a comedy, with circus, laughter, acrobatics, dancing, balancing, eating, climbing, singing, fighting, a trapeze and the accidental activation…

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June 2015

Have A Heart

June 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Seamus Moran When a man who’s recently had a heart transplant thinks that his new heart is talking to him, is he going insane, suffering side-effects from the medication or could it be possible? Could this really be happening? When his new heart persuades him to embark on a major quest, his life and his world are turned upside down and inside out. He is soon operating well outside his comfort zone where his beliefs, assumptions and view of himself…

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October 2015

Timbuktu

October 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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5€

World Cinema - 6th October Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day,…

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Nephin Theatre Group – Flight FR254, October 7th

October 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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14€

Flight FR254 welcomes you to the Arrivals hall of an Irish airport late in the evening, two days before Christmas. The patrons are awaiting various passengers from the titular flight, and their stories and situations guarantee an entertaining night with laughs aplenty. Written and directed by Martin Donohoe, and packed with many lovable characters, Flight FR254 boasts a strong cast of eleven actors with a wealth of experience on the amateur scene. The Linenhall Arts Centre Wednesday, October 7th at…

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Why Not? Adventure Film Festival

October 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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13€

Why Not? Adventure Film Festival Cinema - Thursday 8th October @ 7.30pm at Theatre Unreserved ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL Why Not? Adventure Film Festival returns to the Linenhall for the third consecutive year. The Irish adventure sport documentary film festival will once again screen a selection of sensational films from Ireland and across the globe. Those in attendance on the night also get to have their say and vote for their favourite film in the Public Choice Award and the Mc…

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Bassam

October 15, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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16€

Bassam is a one-man show based on the true story of Bassam Aramin, a Palestinian peace activist whose daughter was killed by a border soldier in 2007. From the age of fifteen, Bassam spent seven years in an Israeli prison for attacking Israeli soldiers during the first Palestinian uprising in 1987. In 2005 he co-founded the Israeli-Palestine peace movement, Combatants for Peace (CFP). Written and directed by Idan Meir, a former Israeli soldier, and performed by Fadl Mustapha, Bassam is…

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Clouds Of Sils Maria

October 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:05 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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5€

World Cinema - 20th October Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is an actress at the peak of her international career who is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years earlier. Back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young woman who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena. She departs with her assistant…

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Vanbrugh Quartet

October 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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16€

Music - Wednesday 21st October at 8.00pm at Linenhall Theatre CLASSICAL MUSIC Gregory Ellis - violin, Keith Pascoe - violin, Simon Aspell - viola, Christopher Marwood - cello The Vanbrugh Quartet present Harvest, autumn tour 2015, sponsored by Bord na Mona. Ireland’s longest established string quartet, the Vanbrugh Quartet was founded in 1985. It is one of Europe's most successful quartets, internationally recognised for its beauty of sound, clarity of texture and integrity of interpretation within an unusually wide and varied…

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Song of the Sea: The Exhibition

October 22, 2015 - November 21, 2015
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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VISUAL ART: GALLERY Thursday 22nd October - Saturday 21st November, Official opening on Thursday 22nd October at 7.30pm "Song of the Sea: The Exhibition" celebrates the making of the Oscar© nominated film of the same name by Irish animation company Cartoon Saloon. The visually stunning film tells the moving story of Ben and his little sister Saoirse – the last Seal-child – who embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt…

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RoolaBoola Festival

October 23, 2015 - October 30, 2015
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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RoolaBoola is one of the leading children’s arts festivals in Ireland The celebrations include a selection of the highest calibre national and international children's theatre, music and dance shows as well as other arts events, including children’s book readings, films, exhibitions, street performances and a multitude of hands-on arts workshops in a range of media for children and their families. RoolaBoola takes place annually over the bank holiday weekend at the end of October, and in 2015 runs from Friday…

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GoGo Penguin

October 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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16€

Music - Thursday 29th October @ 8.00pm at The Linenhall Theatre Chris Illingworth, piano; Nick Blacka, double bass; Rob Turner, drums Packing the dance floors with an infectious combination of frenetic break-beats, irresistible piano melodies and subtle electronica, GoGo Penguin first came to prominence in 2014 after their album, v2.0, was named a Mercury Prize Album of the Year in 2014. One of the rising stars of the UK Jazz scene, this Mancunian piano trio is equally at home playing…

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November 2015

Sonya Kelly – How to Keep an Alien

November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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16€

Theatre - November 2nd Rough Magic presents How to Keep an Alien: a story about falling in love and proving it to the government. Sonya Kelly (The Wheelchair on my Face) is back with a tearfully funny, tender memoir about securing an Irish visa for her Australian partner. They met. They fell in love. Now all they have to do is prove it to the government. Join her madcap odyssey from the stony townlands of Offaly to the leafy depths…

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Manuscripts Don’t Burn

November 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:05 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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5€

World Cinema - November 3rd This highly charged political thriller draws on real events to tell an unfortunately common tale of repression in contemporary Iran. Kasra, an Iranian author who’s been secretly writing his memoirs, is under strict monitoring by the country’s security service. His stories are related to his time in jail as a political prisoner and to other events connected to his life as an intellectual in Iran. After preparing his writings to be published as a book,…

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John Hoban & Teresa Burke -The Girl Who Dives for Pearls

November 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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10€

Local Arts: Contemporary Folk - November 12th The Girl Who Dives for Pearls is the second collection of original songs by Mayo-based song writer Tom Hughes. These new songs are once again beautifully sung, accompanied, interpreted and brought to life by John Hoban and Teresa Burke with Mary Gallagher and Dee Ryan. “Welcome back to the ocean in the puddle. Hear the sounds return to the source like salmon spawning, like eels going home, the fathomless motion of the deepest…

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A Romantic Voice

November 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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16€

Classical Music - November 16th Soprano Sylvia O’Brien, cellist Christopher Marwood and pianist Michael McHale come together in an unusual combination to perform A Romanic Voice. The programme includes works for soprano, cello and piano by Messiaen, Berlioz, de Falla and André Previn, plus Fauré's Cello Sonata in D minor Op.109 and solo piano works by Phillip Hammond and Schubert. Equally at home in the classical and contemporary repertoire, Sylvia O’Brien has impressed audiences in opera, oratorio and chamber music.…

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Au Revoir l’Été (Hotori no Sakuko)

November 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:05 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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World Cinema - November 17th A Japanese film with a French title, and just as lightfootedly psychological and en-passant intelligent as French films can be. Secondary-school student Sakuko accompanies her aunt Mikie on a holiday to a resort town on the coast far from Tokyo. Besides cycling trips and strolls on the beach, Mikie hopes to use the two-week holiday to complete her research project. In the meantime, Sakuko meets Takashi, a refugee from Fukushima who works in the hotel…

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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

November 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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20€

Traditional Music - November 19th Irish fiddle virtuoso Martin Hayes and American guitarist Dennis Cahill possess a rare musical kinship, ranking them among the most memorable partnerships of our era. Together they have garnered international renown for taking traditional music to the very edge of the genre, holding listeners spellbound with their slow-building, fiery performances. Martin Hayes really is someone who needs little introduction. His unique sound, his mastery of the fiddle, his acknowledgement of the past and his ability…

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Chris Wood

November 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Folk Music - November 26th Chris Wood is one of England’s most vivid and arresting song writers. Dubbed “the renaissance man of English folk” by The Irish Times, he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. Self-taught on guitar and violin, his independent streak shines through in his composition and studio work. Always direct and unafraid to speak his mind, his song writing has been praised for its eloquent clarity. Setting up R.U.F. Records in 1992, he has been…

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December 2015

The Forgotten Kingdom

December 1, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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World Cinema - December 1st The mountainous scenery of Lesotho provides the canvas for director Andrew Mudge’s profoundly visual story, which tells the tale of Atang: a young man obliged to make a pilgrimage from the bustle of Johannesburg to his native Lesotho upon learning that his father has passed away. There, Atang is reunited with childhood friend Dineo, with whom he discovers a romantic spark. But her disapproving father whisks Dineo away and sends Atang back to Jo’burg. Resolving…

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Paul Durcan – The Days of Surprise

December 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Poetry Reading - December 3rd One of Ireland’s foremost and most prolific poets, Paul Durcan returns to Castlebar for one of his legendary readings. Surreal, idiosyncratic, iconoclastic and full of quirky roguishness, Durcan has carved out a distinctive status that straddles critical acclaim and popularity, a rare achievement in the world of poetry. For this event which takes place on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Paul has worked with Irish Sign Language interpreter Mairéad Hegarty to develop Irish Sign…

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Christmas Pop-Up Cards Workshop for 6yrs +

December 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Workshop - with artist Maeve Clancy, Saturday 5th December, 11.00am-12.30pm Create your own Christmas pop up card in plenty of time for the festive season in this short workshop with pop up artist Maeve Clancy (see biog details below). Children will design, cut and make their own unique piece and leave with the skills to make many more pop up cards for friends and family. Maeve Clancy is an illustrator, animator, set designer and paper artist. She has had a…

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Christmas Cut Paper Lanterns Workshop for Adults

December 5, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Workshop - with artist Maeve Clancy, Saturday 5th December 1.30pm-4.00pm Participants will work with cut paper artist Maeve Clancy to design, cut and construct their own Christmas paper lanterns. In this intensive workshop they will try new techniques, learning how to ‘draw’ with cut paper. This cut-out design becomes a lantern which can be brought home to decorate your home for the festive season. Maeve Clancy is an illustrator, animator, set designer and paper artist. She has had a number…

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Castlebar Concert Band

December 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Castlebar Concert Band, often fondly known as the Town Band, has been in existence now for many a year and is still going strong. This is the band that can be seen in many public engagements about the town and its environs year on year - parades, football matches, festivals, Peace Park events, and Church concerts to mention a few. In 2012 the band also participated in New York’s St. Patricks Day Parade, leading the Mayo Society of New York…

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Seamus O’Rourke – Victor’s Dung (The Whole Story)

December 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Theatre - December 10th Victor’s Dung is the comic tale of Victor Maguire, a crude, vulgar, un-PC Cavan farmer who gets a surprise one Friday morning with the news that he hasn’t long to live. His existence and the existence of a God are brought into question as Victor cartwheels into memory, fantasy, poetry, despair and eventually love… love for his deceased wife Josie, his dog, his rooster, his good friend Fr. Johnny, his eccentric neighbours, but most of all…

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The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

December 15, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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5€

World Cinema - Decmber 15th Claire (Anaïs Demoustier), devastated by the death of her best friend, makes a promise to watch over her husband (Romain Duris) and newborn child. Battling through a fog of depression and a lack of responsiveness from her own husband, she reluctantly drags herself to the plush suburban home of her friend’s widower only to make a startling discovery about the form his grief has taken. At first shocked and resistant, then progressively seduced, she ultimately…

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Bicycling with Molière (Alceste à Bicyclette)

December 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 2nd February @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2013 France 104mins French with English subtitles Popular television celebrity Gauthier Valence embarks on a train journey to France’s L’Île de Ré with a clear mission in mind: convince his old friend Serge Tanneur to return to the stage in the lead of Molière’s The Misanthrope. The task is not that simple, as Tanneur, a once-renowned comedian, went into exile three years prior, living in a dilapidated house bequeathed by…

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Monkeyshine – Little Light

December 17, 2015
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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SCHOOLS SHOW Monkeyshine It is Winter and snow covers the land. Warm in their cozy house, a family waits for the days to grow longer and Spring to arrive. But one day the Sun doesn’t rise. When it doesn’t rise the next day or the next and Darkness settles in to stay, they realize someone has stolen the Sun! Follow the exciting story of a little girl’s adventure to bring back the Sun and save her family. Monkeyshine’s spell-binding productions…

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January 2016

A Conversation With Kevin Burke

January 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Seminar for fiddle players Join Irish master fiddler Kevin Burke for a seminar on Irish fiddle music. The event will take the form of a question and answer session with fiddle demonstrations. Kevin is happy to take questions on fiddle technique, ornamentation, repertoire, as well as his own career, how he prepares for performances, etc. The session will culminate with a practical demonstration and exploration of fiddle techniques, rhythms and ornamentation - fiddle players are encouraged to bring their instrument…

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Liam Ó Maonlaí, Kevin Burke & Tim Edey

January 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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TRADITIONAL MUSIC Trad fans, it doesn’t get much better than this: Liam Ó Maonlaí, one of Ireland’s most charismatic musicians, sharing a stage with legendary fiddle player Kevin Burke and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist Tim Edey. Just sit back and watch the magic happen. Described as one of Ireland’s best sean nós singers, Liam Ó Maonlaí has always remained faithful to his traditional roots despite global success with rock band Hothouse Flowers, while Kevin Burke’s fiddle playing has been at the forefront…

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The Second Mother (Que Horas Ela Volta?)

January 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:50 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 19th January at 8pm, tickets cost €5 2014 Brazil 112 mins Portuguese with English subtitles An excitingly fresh take on some classic themes and ideas, The Second Mother centers around Val (a star turn by Regina Casé), a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers’ needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has…

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The Far Flung Trio

January 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Top musical entertainment from top musicians: Katherine Hunka and Dermot Dunne were joined by double bassist Malachy Robinson for a national tour in January 2014 and based on its success, the trio has been invited to perform in many venues and festivals since. Their concerts include Baroque, South American, Klezmer music and film classics, and their performances are noted for being both highly engaging and entertaining. Leader of the Irish Chamber Orchestra violinist Katherine Hunka and the extraordinary accordion player…

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Liadain Herriott and Alice Maher

January 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Dancer Liadain Herriott will perform Liminal a piece she created and premiered at Dublin Fringe 2015 and for which she won the Best Performer at Fringe Award. Following a short break with a glass of wine, visual artist Alice Maher will join Liadain in a conversation with Marie Farrell about how artists make work, where do the ideas come from and how are they made real? Alice Maher is an internationally renowned visual artist who works in a wide range…

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February 2016

One Duck Theatre – The Poor Little Boy With No Arms

February 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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COMEDY THEATRE A dark comedy by Mikel Murfi and One Duck, set in a small town with big secrets! Ruby arrives in Skibberceannigh, ‘The World's Most Liveable Community’, to a warm welcome from the friendly townsfolk. However, life in this rural idyll seems too good to be true and while out walking late one night, Ruby comes across a mysterious man who has no arms. He tells her that the townsfolk discriminate against him and set him arduous tasks to…

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ANDY IRVINE

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Legendary Irish singer/songwriter Andy Irvine makes a welcome return to the Linenhall with his impressive repertoire that ranges from Irish traditional songs to dexterous Balkan dance tunes, creating an exciting new fusion of Irish and World Music not to be missed. Having travelled the world with bands such as Sweeney’s Men, Patrick Street, Planxty and more recently Mozaik, Andy continues to pursue new combinations and styles of music. He has broadened his musical horizons over the course of his forty-year…

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Colin Barrett & Ger Reidy

February 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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LITERARY EVENING: Thursday 11th February at 8pm, tickets cost €10/8 Colin Barrett & Ger Reidy - Readings and Conversation Author of the multi-award-winning short story anthology Young Skins, Colin Barrett was born in 1982 in Co. Mayo. His work has been published in The Stinging Fly and in the anthologies Sharp Sticks, Driven Nails and Town and Country.Colin is winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, 2014 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and 2014 Guardian First Book…

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Tangerines (Mandariinid)

February 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 16th February @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2013 Estonia/Georgia 89mins Estonian with English subtitles Set in 1992, during the growing conflict between Georgia and Abkhazian separatists in the wake of the Soviet Union's dissolution, this compassionate tale focuses on two Estonian immigrant farmers who decide to remain in Georgia long enough to harvest their tangerine crop. When the war comes to their doorsteps, Ivo (played by legendary Estonian actor Lembit Ulfsak) takes in two wounded soldiers from…

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Preston Reed

February 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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CONTEMPORARY GUITAR: Thursday 25th February at 8pm, tickets cost €16/14 Preston Reed One of the most influential guitarists of the past quarter-century, Preston Reed invented “integrated percussive guitar playing” in the late 1980s, revolutionising the way the acoustic guitar is played and inspiring generations of musicians around the world ever since, including many of today’s top players such as Andy McKee and Jon Gomm. Blending multi-voiced grooves, soaring melodies and polyrhythmic percussion within story-telling compositions, Reed's visionary approach fully exploits…

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March 2016

The Wonders (Le Meraviglie)

March 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:50 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 1st March @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2014 Italy 110mins Italian with English subtitles Alice Rohrwacher's richly textured sophomore feature centers on a family of beekeepers living in stark isolation in central Italy. The dynamic of their overcrowded household is disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenage boy taken in as a farmhand, and a production crew recruiting local farmers to participate in a cheesy televised celebration of ancient Etruscan culture presented by the…

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Charolais

March 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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THEATRE: Thursday 3rd March at 8pm, tickets cost €16/14 Charolais is an age-old tale of female rivalry with a new twist: the other woman is a cow, a literal one, a purebred Charolais heifer. Siobhan’s boyfriend is a farmer who devotes considerable attention to his prize heifer at the expense of his very pregnant girlfriend. Siobhan has developed a homicidal jealousy for this Charolais and is feeling equally murderous towards her snobbish soon-to-be mother in law. A dark comedy of…

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The Nualas

March 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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MUSICAL COMEDY: Thursday 10th March at 8pm, tickets cost €18/16 With scorchingly brilliant new songs (and possibly a few old favourites too), red hot new chat and blistering new shoes, The Nualas are jetting into The Linenhall for one night only to leave you helpless with laughter, delirious with pleasure, and a little disorientated if you can’t remember which door you came in. The Nualas were formed in a Dublin kitchen in 1995, when Susan Collins, Anne Gildea and Tara…

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Andy Sheppard – Shakespeare Songs

March 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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JAZZ: Monday 14th March at 8pm, tickets cost € 16/14 Andy Sheppard - Shakespeare Songs ‘The great English poet of the saxophone’, jazz virtuoso Andy Sheppard joins forces with drummer Christophe Marguet and pianist Guillaume de Chassy in a musical journey across Shakespeare’s world. Part-improvised and part-written, the music draws inspiration from Renaissance composers, with the trio unleashing an extraordinary palette of sounds to conjure up everything from star-crossed lovers and brooding Danish princes to the rustling advance of Birnam…

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Uzumasa Limelight

March 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 15th March @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2014 Japan 103mins Japanese with English subtitles A moving, nostalgic portrait of the men behind the golden age of chanbara (sword-fighting dramas and films), Uzumasa Limelight goes behind the scenes of the distinctive film genre for which Japan is famous. A professional extra named Kamiyama has devoted 50 years of his life as a kirare-yaku in sword-fighting movies produced at Kyoto's Uzumasa Studios. A master of his art, he lives…

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Acting for Fun -Midnight in the Theatre of Blood/Fine

March 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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YOUTH THEATRE:      Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd March @ 8.00pm Acting For Fun – Midnight in the Theatre of Blood / Fine The members of Castlebar’s Acting For Fun youth theatre group takes to the Linenhall stage, under the direction of Donna Ruane, to present an evening of two comic plays by local playwright Ken Armstrong. In Midnight in the Theatre of Blood, a group of friends spend the night in their local theatre on Halloween night, summoning the…

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Theeb

March 29, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 29th March @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2014 Quatar/Jordan 100mins Arabic with English subtitles Arabia, 1916. Theeb lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Empire. Having recently lost his father, it falls to Theeb’s brother, Hussein, to raise him. Hussein tries to teach Theeb the Bedouin way of life, but the young boy is more interested in mischief than mentorship. Their lives are interrupted with the arrival of a British Army officer…

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April 2016

Chloe Hanslip & Danny Driver

April 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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CLASSICAL MUSIC Chloë Hanslip (violin) & Danny Driver (piano): Thursday 7th April at 8pm, tickets cost €16/14 Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver have garnered plaudits for their superlative performances, with Hanslip’s eloquence and agility complemented by Driver’s irrepressible enthusiasm and stylish pianism. In an age where dazzling violinists are increasingly the norm, Chloë Hanslip has left critics and audiences agog with her spontaneity, flawless technique and sheer elegance of playing. A child prodigy, Hanslip made her BBC Proms debut in…

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The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja)

April 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA: Tuesday 12th April @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 2014 Finland/Iceland 104mins Language: Finnish Director Dome Karukoski directs this poignant and comical adaptation of Tuomas Kyro's popular novel about an independent and curmudgeonly 80-year-old farmer who reluctantly goes to live in Helsinki at his son’s house for rehabilitation after twisting his ankle, while his mild-mannered son attempts to look after the farm in his absence. His career-oriented daughter-in-law clearly resents his presence, and the feeling is mutual, neither comfortable…

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How Is It for Women Now?

April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Free

A top class line up of female speakers will take pare in a a panel discussion in Castlebar on April 14th. Inspired by the work of 1916 revolutionary, doctor and Mayo native, Dr Kathleen Lynn. Dr Lynn's legacy was the inspiration around a current arts project that is taking place in a number of locations around the county. The panel discussion exploring the position of women in today’s world titled 'How Is It for Women Now? takes place at the Linenhall…

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The Magic Bookshop

April 16, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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FAMILY THEATRE: Monkeyshine Theatre, Ireland Theatre - Saturday 16th April @ 11.00am/12.15pm/1.45pm/3.00pm Welcome to The Magic Bookshop! It’s a treasure trove of wonders where second-hand books flock together and their stories hop from the pages. Peter and John work at the new arrivals desk. Great heaps of books have to be sorted and catagorised and sometimes sent to the dreaded shredder. The two friends do their very best to make sure every book gets a new life and that none…

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Book Art Workshop for family groups with children aged 5yrs+

April 16, 2016 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:45am, repeating indefinitely

The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€7

Blow the dust from an old hardback book and transform it into a visual story that is literally jumping off the page. Using paper, card, found materials and imagery participants will create a sculptural collage from a book. This is a family workshop in which a parent or guardian takes part too! - a great opportunity to spend some time being creative together. Workshop facilitator Paula Henihan is an artist and art teacher. Since completing her masters in fine art…

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Maloney’s Dream / Brionglóid Maloney

April 18, 2016
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The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Branar Téatar do Pháistí Theatre- Monday 18th April @ 11.00am (schools), 7.00pm (public) Tuesday 19th April @ 10.15am (schools), 12.15pm (schools) at Linenhall Theatre When one man's dream of a new beginning collided with the birth of a nation. Set against the background of Easter week 1916. Thaddeus Maloney has a dream to open a new hotel on Sackville St (now O’Connell Street) on the Easter Monday. It’s a bilingual show that is jam packed with live music, physical theatre…

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Mayo School of Ballet – Olympic Celebrations

April 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until April 24, 2016

The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€10

After a very successful examination session in May 2015 in which all students passed their classical ballet exams with exemplary results, the students have been hard at work preparing for their ‘Olympic Celebrations’ performance. Showcasing traditional national dance along with varying dance genres, the talented students of the Mayo School of Ballet are looking forward to entertaining you. Performances on Saturday and Sunday 23rd/24th of April at 3pm and at 6.30pm

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Rebel Rebel – Robbie OConnor & Aisling OMara

April 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Theatre - Monday 25th April at 8pm, tickets cost €16/14 Did that play of mine send out / Certain men the English shot? / Did words of mine to too great strain / On that woman’s reeling brain? — WB Yeats, Dublin, 24 April 1916. Dropping their costumes in the dressing room, two of lreland's leading actors abandon their matinee of Yeats’ Cathleen Ni Houlihan. Instead they take their revolvers and march to Dublin castle. Inciting each other all the…

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Tana Bana

April 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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WORLD CINEMA:   Tuesday 26th April @ 8.00pm, tickets cost €5 Ireland/India 2015 75mins Language: Hindi with English subtitles For more than two thousand years, so legend has it, the Muslim silk weavers of Varanasi have been working their trade, spinning, dyeing and weaving beautiful silk saris on simple wooden looms. But now their way of life is under threat from computerisation: a single operator can work four automated looms at the same time, and thousands of small family businesses are closing…

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In Flow

April 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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MUSIC PERFORMANCE: Thursday 28th April @ 8.00pm In Flow In Flow is a unique and immersive performance fusing electronic music, gamelan* percussion and visuals. Composed and performed by That's Life Players in collaboration with Andrew Madec, In Flow brings the audience through a soundscape of electronically processed gamelan percussion and live ensemble performance. Andrew has previously explored gamelan in a non traditional context in his album Gamelan Reimaginings. He now continues on this path with That's Life players in an…

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May 2016

St Gerald’s College Spring Recital

May 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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LOCAL ARTS: MUSIC CONCERT St Gerald’s College Art and Music Department very proudly presents its sixth annual Spring/Summer Recital. The Music Department is a busy spot in St Gerald’s College with students involved in much music making both in the school and locality. Highlights of the Recital will include: the SGC Trad Group, solo singers, the TY Ukulele orchestra, a medley from the school musical, instrumentalists and various ensembles from 1st to 6th Year. A variety of genres will feature…

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Ignominy Tomas Coimin

May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Booklaunch The launch of Mayo-based, Tipperary-born Tomas Coimin’s first novel. Two years ago, Tomas had a fall resulting in a C4 spinal injury, leaving him paralysed from the chest down. “It has not been easy”, he says, “but thanks to my faith, I have been able to conquer my disability and move forward with enthusiasm. I have been writing for over 16 years and am thrilled to finally have my book finished and published. My book has been in the…

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Le Vent du Nord

May 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€16

Nicolas Boulerice, vocals, hurdy-gurdy, piano accordion Olivier Demers, vocals, fiddle, guitar Simon Beaudry, vocals, guitar, bouzouki Réjean Brunet, vocals, button accordion Time to kick up the heels and gladden the heart! A driving force on the world’s folk music scene, Le Vent du Nord capture the revelry of a Saturday night kitchen party with their boundless enthusiasm and playful showmanship. Add to the mix impeccable musicianship, stunning vocal arrangements and breakneck tunes – with dancing between verses to boot –…

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

May 10, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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BEALTAINE FILM MATINEE USA  1939  129 mins  English language Frank Capra’s classic comedy casts a young James Stewart (in a star-making turn), as the idealistic and naive Jefferson Smith, a country politician newly appointed to the US Senate. When he comes face-to-face with the reality of widespread corruption and cynicism in Washington politics, he becomes determined to hang on to his principles. Come along and enjoy an old-style matinee. Cert: U “Not merely a brilliant jest, but a stirring and…

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Court

May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€5

WORLD CINEMA India  2014  116mins  Marathi and Gujarati with English subtitles Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the ‘people’s poet’, is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing display of institutional incompetence, with endless procedural…

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Harmonia

May 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14

LOCAL ARTS: CHORAL CONCERT Harmonia was founded in 2008 by the Retired Teachers’ Association of Mayo, under the baton of Úna Quinn. From its formation, the choir has grown in membership and experience and now comprises over 50 members. It is a choir for men and women whose aims include achieving a standard of excellence in choral singing along with creating a spirit of enjoyment and camaraderie among choir members. It can be said that the choir’s ‘raison d’être’ is…

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CREATIVE WRITING INSPIRED BY THE FIVE SENSES

May 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€65

Facilitator: Jean Tuomey Workshop - Five Fridays commencing 13th May 11.00am-1.00pm at Community Arts Room, Linenhall Arts Centre A creative writing course focusing on the five senses - taste, touch, sight, sound, smell. This workshop series is ideal for those who would like to write but find they cannot get started, and offers participants the opportunity to write in an encouraging environment. Each week participants will use triggers from the Linenhall Arts Centre’s offerings to get their ideas flowing. From…

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Danny O’Brien & Ger Staunton

May 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14 – €16

STAND-UP COMEDY Danny O’Brien (Wicklow) and Ger Staunton (Mayo) bring you a night of hilarious stand up comedy. Award winning Danny O’ Brien is the resident host of The Comedy Crunch in Dublin, Ireland’s busiest and most successful comedy club.  Following in the footsteps of Simon Pegg, Dylan Moran and Dara Ó Briain, Danny was hand-picked to perform as part of this year’s Best of The Edinburgh Fest show and has just returned from touring Perth World Fringe, Adelaide Fringe…

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EXPLORATIONS IN DRAWING FOR ADULTS

May 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until June 20, 2016

The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€50

Facilitator: Breda Burns Workshop - Five Mondays commencing 23rd May 11.00am-1.00pm at Community Arts Room, Linenhall Arts Centre A chance to explore drawing across a range of techniques and approaches. Week  1 - Mark Making; Week 2 - Still Life; Week 3 - Landscape; Week 4 - Personal Memento; Week 5 - Experimentation building on experiences in the first four weeks. This workshop is suitable for both beginners and those with some drawing experience.  Artist Breda Burns will guide participants…

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TARA MORAN-WOODS AT THE LINENHALL

May 24, 2016 - June 4, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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No. 14 to Room 66, a quietly powerful, eloquent and reflective exhibition of mixed-media and installation by Fermanagh-based visual artist Tara Moran-Woods, continues at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar until Saturday 4th June. Tara explains: “The exhibition explores the life of a visually impaired person, based on the experience of a family member who has gradually lost their sight over the past 20 years. The exhibition features personal belongings and household items that have been adapted to adjust to…

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Rams (Hrútar)

May 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€5

WORLD CINEMA 2015  Iceland/Denmark  93mins  Icelandic with English subtitles In a secluded valley in Iceland, aging estranged brothers Gummi and Kiddi live on neighbouring farms, tending to their flocks of ancient pedigree sheep and prized rams. When Kiddi’s sheep become infected with scrapie, the authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. As the authorities close in, the brothers will need to come together to save the special breed passed down for generations, and…

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Johnny Duhan

May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14 – €16

CONTEMPORARY FOLK Johnny Duhan started his career as a fifteen year old front man with Granny’s Intentions, the most popular beat group in Ireland in the 60s. After rousing Dublin with their soul touch, they moved to London, were signed to the prestigious Deram label, enjoyed considerable success and disbanded before Johnny was twenty one. Johnny started writing folk songs, poetry and prose at this stage. In a career spanning 40 years, his greatest achievement is a quartet of epic…

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June 2016

Calling all young talents! The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar is hosting a Youth Open Mic Night

June 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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The idea of a Young Open Mic is to encourage young people to try out the art of performing. Many children and young people play music, sing, or attend classes. However, the chance to play in front of others can be rare. An informal Open Mic also allows for working with nerves in a safe and encouraging place. Even with no experience, the uniqueness of each act shines, making a special event for everyone. So, why not try out a…

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The Lobster

June 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€5

WORLD CINEMA  2015  Ireland/UK/France/Greece/Netherlands 119mins A love story set in the near future where single people are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There, they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules. - A24 Films Winner…

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David O’Doherty

June 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€18

STAND-UP COMEDY We Are All in the Gutter, But Some of Us Are Looking at David O’Doherty   David O’Doherty, the Lidl Enya, the broken Bublé, is delighted to present a new hour of talking and songs played on a stupid keyboard from 1986. Life is like a box of chocolates, but one where somebody else has eaten all the chocolates. And replaced them with mouse heads and dishwasher tablets... “A triumph.” – The Montreal Gazette “Don’t miss him.” –…

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Top comedy night: David O’Doherty at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday 9th June at 8.00pm

June 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Top comedian David O’Doherty makes a welcome return visit to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday 9th June at 8.00pm with his new show, We Are All in the Gutter, But Some of Us Are Looking at David O’Doherty. David O’Doherty, the Lidl Enya, the broken Bublé, is delighted to present a new hour of talking and songs played on a stupid keyboard from 1986. Life is like a box of chocolates, but one where somebody else has…

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ART PLAY for 2-4 year olds

June 11, 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 25, 2016

The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€30

Facilitator: Lucy Hill Childrens Workshop - Three Saturdays commencing 11th June 11.15am-12.15pm at Community Arts Room, Linenhall Arts Centre ART PLAY is a series of three Saturday workshops for children aged 2-4 years to explore their creativity with a parent or guardian.  Focused on a variety of visual processes using foraged natural materials and home-made art supplies including paints, pastes and tactile ‘goops’, the workshop will provide plenty of ideas for parents to maximise the use of everyday materials in…

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The Halloran Brothers

June 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14 – €16

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC An evening of original songs by guitarist and songwriter Liam Halloran, performed by the Westport four-piece The Halloran Brothers. Expect a vibrant evening of Rhythm ‘n’ Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll, with a dash of Country and Jazz. The Halloran Brothers line-up is completed by Bartholomew De Boer (keyboards and piano), and brothers Michael (electric bass) and Joseph (drums). The hugely popular Hallorans are back for another great night after their previous enthusiastically received full-house foray at the…

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Love live music! The Halloran Brothers at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday 16th June at 8.00pm.

June 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Westport four-piece The Halloran Brothers performs at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday 16th June at 8.00pm. Expect a vibrant evening of Rhythm ‘n’ Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll, with a dash of Country and Jazz when guitarist and songwriter Liam Halloran presents an evening of original songs performed by the hugely popular Halloran Brothers. The band’s line-up is completed by brothers Michael (electric bass) and Joseph (drums) and Bartholomew De Boer (keyboards and piano). The Hallorans are…

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TEN WEEKS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD – ALISON LAREDO

June 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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To celebrate the first anniversary of the Marriage Referendum, the Linenhall Arts Centre and Equality Mayo present the photographic exhibition Ten Weeks That Changed The World by Alison Laredo, running at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar until Saturday 18th June. In the early months of 2015, the Castlebar-based professional photographer captured a moment as it unfolded in history. Lesbians and gay men and their supporters came together all over rural Ireland to campaign for a Yes vote in the…

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PLEIN AIR PAINT-OUT

June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Free

The Linenhall invites all artists and artistic ‘dabblers’ to come out painting ‘en plein air’ in the environs of Castlebar!  Plein air is  simply a French term for painting outdoors. Painters and sketchers of all standards are invited to meet up at the Linenhall Arts Centre Coffee Shop at 11.00am on Saturday 18th June, before heading out and painting a scene (or scenes) of their choice. This is a self-directed event, not a taught workshop, and is co-ordinated by Plein…

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CABINET OF WONDERS AT THE LINENHALL

June 21, 2016 - September 25, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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The Cabinet of Wonders is an ongoing curated visual art project presented in the Foyer of the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar. From the time of the Renaissance, Cabinets of Curiosities (also known as Kunstkabinetten or Wunderkammern), were collections of unusual objects which presented the rich and often curious diversity of the natural world and beyond. Taking this as its inspiration, The Cabinet of Wonders presents a series of objects mined from the creative imagination of a selection of contemporary…

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BEEZNEEZ – LOVELY LEITRIM AT THE LINENHALL

June 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Beezneez theatre company brings its signature production of theatrical favourite Lovely Leitrim to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday 28th June at 8.00pm. To mark the company’s 20th anniversary, Beezneez presents a much-requested revival of John McDwyer’s hugely successful first stage play, Lovely Leitrim. Convinced she knows what is best for her family, Mary Gallagher’s last wish only causes fragmentation and bitterness until, in a cataclysmic evening in a London pub, her eldest son finally finds resolution and…

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July 2016

KEVIN GAFFNEY OPENS AT THE LINENHALL

July 15, 2016 - August 20, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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A Numbness in the Mouth an exhibition of new film and photographic work by Kevin Gaffney, opens at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Friday 15th July at 7.30pm. A Numbness in the Mouth is a new body of work by Kevin Gaffney, the first Irish recipient of a prestigious Sky Academy Arts Scholarship. The centrepiece of the exhibition is a 17 minute film in the Irish language which takes place in an Ireland of the near-future; a self-sustaining, militarized island where climate…

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August 2016

Three Plus One

August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Three Plus One Railway Theatre Group This is the first production from the newly formed The Railway Theatre Group. Three Plus One was devised by the actors and the writer, and the play explores the relationship dynamic of three sisters, the complex and highly nuanced nature of the mother/daughter relationship and the idea of how three women, each from a different generation, could be connected through making the same mistake. That mistake being to each fall in love with the…

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The Railway Theatre Group Return to Stage for summer performances

August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14

The Railway Theatre group return to stage this August for two performances of their acclaimed play ‘Three Plus One’ . The play which was written by Mary Ellen Conlon will be staged in the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar on August 18th and will also be performed in the Town hall Theatre, Claremorris as part of The Non-Prophet Festival on August 20th. The Railway Theatre Group was formed in 2015, when four local Mayo ladies joined together with the common ambition…

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Anna & Elizabeth

August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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€14 – €16

FOLK MUSIC A unique evening in the company of two of the most exciting young American traditional musicians on the contemporary scene. Elizabeth Laprelle is one of the most sought-after ballad singers of her generation and Anna Gevalt-Roberts a mesmerizing, talented multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, banjo and guitar) and singer, both sharing a desire to inspire people with the beautiful soul of Appalachian roots music. Here they present their captivating signature mix of ballads, foot-stomping dance tunes, stories and visual art, including…

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Top Folk: Anna & Elizabeth at the Linenhall

August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Free

Top folk music comes to Castlebar when Anna & Elizabeth bring their distinctive music to the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday 25th August at 8.00pm. Come and spend a unique evening in the company of two of the most exciting young American traditional musicians on the contemporary scene. Elizabeth Laprelle is one of the most sought-after ballad singers of her generation and Anna Gevalt-Roberts a mesmerizing, talented multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, banjo and guitar) and singer, both sharing a desire to inspire…

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Sweet music: American folksters Anna & Elizabeth perform at the Linenhall

August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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September 2016

Alan Kelly & Eddi Reader at the Linenhall

September 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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They’re back! The Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader and John Douglas return to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for another guaranteed musical barnstormer on Monday 5th September at 8.00pm.   The powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed Traditional Irish band, Alan Kelly Gang reunites with Scotland’s mesmerizing songstress, Eddi Reader and Trashcan Sinatra’s guitarist and songwriter John Douglas. Delivering sheer musical synergy in its most natural form, their performances have been praised for leaving audiences spellbound. Fronted by Ireland’s…

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John Hoban CD Launch at the Linenhall

September 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Castlebar singer/songwriter/author John Hoban launches his new CD, An Tobar - The Well, at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday 8th September at 8.00pm.   John Hoban’s visionary and unique fifth solo album, An Tobar - The Well is a double album: the first CD consists of original, covers and traditional songs accompanied by 12-string guitar and mandocello; the second CD is traditional, original, instrumental fiddle music accompanied by mandocello, banjo and mandolin. The recording captures the quality…

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Castlebar troubadour John Hoban launches his new CD, An Tobar – The Well,

September 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Stand up: Al Porter at the Linenhall

September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Irish stand-up star Al Porter brings his cheeky hilarity to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Friday 16th September at 8.00pm with his acclaimed live show Al Porter at Large. As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, Al Porter follows up his hugely successful Edinburgh debut with a brand new show full of cheekiness, honesty and sparkling showmanship! Still living at home in Dublin, 23-year-old Al has plenty of gossip, from accidentally kidnapping his Godson to holidaying with…

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Edges of Light – TOP TRAD NIGHT AT THE LINENHALL

September 20, 2016 @ 8:25 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Top Traditional musicians Tola Custy, Maeve Gilchrist and David Power join forces with dancer Colin Dunne for Edges of Light, an exciting musical celebration at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday 20th September at 8.25pm (NB start time!). Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power. This newly-commissioned work is a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by…

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DANGER MONEY – SEAMUS O’ROURKE AT THE LINENHALL

September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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Actor/director Seamus O’Rourke is back with Big Guerilla Productions’ latest hit play Danger Money at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday 22nd September at 8.00pm. For his latest one-man play Seamus teams up with Cavan writer John McManus for a beautiful close-up of rural Irish life full of heartache and humour. London was only ever meant to be a stepping stone for Teddy ‘The Mucker’ Tucker but somehow he stayed there for over thirty years until one day…

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SWEET BEAN (AN) – FILM

September 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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France/Germany/Japan  2015  113 mins  Japanese w English subtitles A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an uncanny culinary skill and a mysterious communion with nature, in this graceful, quietly moving drama. Adapted from the novel by Durian Sukegawa, the film by Naomi Kawase is a graceful ode to the invisible essences of existence - to the beauty and joy we can discover once we learn to listen to nature and feel…

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October 2016

THE CABINET OF WONDERS #2 – Linenhall Arts Centre

October 4, 2016 - December 31, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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The Cabinet of Wonders #2 will be revealed next Tuesday 4th October. Taking its inspiration from the eclectic approach of the original collector-curators of Cabinets of Curiosities (also called Kunstkabinette or Wunderkammern), the Cabinet of Wonders offers a range of works “to engage, intrigue, surprise and delight”. This new exhibition, in the Foyer of the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar, features works by Saidhbhín Gibson, Margaret McDonnell, Cecilia Moore, Peter Nash, Jane O’Sullivan and Verona Stellet, and follows on from…

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Fabrizio Simeoni, Derek McGowan & Michael Gannon – BLUES

October 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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BLUES is a multimedia art project collaboration: a live art performance with artist Fabrizio Simeoni and musician Derek McGowan on stage, accompanied by a video projection by photographer Michael Gannon. Over the course of the performance, Fabrizio Simeoni will realise a new painting with original music from Derek McGowan’s solo album Rainlight, which was released last year to critical acclaim. Fabrizio explains: “The performance is based on a fusion between Painting and Music. The paintings are the result of this fusion, the…

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WILD ATLANTIC WORDS

October 6, 2016 - October 8, 2016
The Linenhall Arts Centre, Linenhall Street
Castlebar, Mayo F23 AN24 Ireland
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BOOK FESTIVAL Look out for the first Castlebar weekend of words - poetry, music, new writing, lively discussions, book launches, local history - and a few surprise guests as well.  Wild Atlantic Words will celebrate the literary heritage of our rugged coastline over a weekend of readings, recitals, debates and reflection, while also acknowledging  our new and emerging writers. This year’s debut event will have a particular focus on the centennial history of Mayo and its place in literature. Panel…

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