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I DRUID CONCERTS

Matt Molloy, Arty McGlynn Friday, 8th. August: 8 p.m. Seamus and Manus McGuire. Garry O'Brlaln. Friday, 8th August 11 p.m. The Emigrant Suite, Charlie Lennon, The Lennon Family. Joe Sheerin and Michael Gorman Saturday, 9th August: 5 p.m. Lee Valley String Band, Any Old Time. Saturday, 9th August 8 p.m. Dolores Keane, Alec Finn, Jackie Daly. Mary Bergin, Rita and Sarah Keane. Sunday, 10th August: 8 p.m. Hogan's Celli Band. Johnny McDonagh, Tony Holleran, Sean Ryan, Denis Ryan. Sunday, 10th August: 11 p.m. DRUID THEATRE, CHAPEL LANE Main Sponsor: The Quay's Bar.

SET DANCING WORKSHOP SPANISH ARCH Sunday, August 10th., 3 p.m.

OPEN AIR CEILI

Free Crossroads Dance with Cairde Cecil. plus The Galway Set Musicians SPANISH ARCH Sunday, August 10th 9.30 p.m.

OiCHE CHONAMARA

Ofche tradlslunta le Mhulntlr Chonamara. Beldh an Scoth de amhranalthe, ceolteolr{ damhseolri agus agallamh belrte i l.1thalr. Ina measc beidh Johnny 'Mhafrtln Learaf Mac Donnacha, Seamusfn 0 Dubh6in, Padraig 'Tom Phalt' Cheanabhaln, Tomas Mac Eoln, Mattie 6Fatharta agus Neansal Ni Cholstealbha. WARWICK HOTEL Lunasa 13: 8 p.m. Le tacafocht 6: Udaras na Gaeltachta, Bord na Gaellge.

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C.ONC.ER15 CLANNAD LEISURELAND, SAL THILL Thursday, 7th August 8 p.m.

MARY COUGHLAN Galway's finest blues and jazz singer. plus MAJOR TO MINOR GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL Friday, August 8th 8.30 p.m.

Main Sponsors· The Great Southern Hotel.

MAURA O'CONNELL And Her Band KEVIN BURKE, JACKIE DALY, ANDY IRVINE, ARTY McGLYNN Festival Double Bill GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL

Main Sponsor. Clarenbridge Crystal.

GRIPEWATER BLUES BAND The Castle, Salthill. Friday, August 15th 9 p.m.

RADIO 2 LARK IN THE PARK

STOCKTONS WING, TUESDAY BLUE AND 2 MORE BANDS The Last Lark of Summer. SALTHILL PARK 2-6 P.M. Sunday, August 17th. Main Sponsors· Supermac's.


CLASSICAL R.T.E. VAN BRUGH QUARTET Mozart: Quartet In B Flat "The Hunt". Stenhammar: Quarter in F. Mendelssohn: Quartet In D. AULA MAXIMA, U.C.G. Thursday, August 14th., 8 p.m.

LUNCHTIME CONCERTS

Ardreja Malirsh, Concert Harp. Saturday, August 9th. 1.10. Carolann Lowe, Mezzo Soprano, Anthony Byrne, Plano. Monday, August 11th. 1.10. Kenneth Edge Saxophone, Elthne Lynch, Plano. Wednesday, August 13th. 1.10 John O'Keefe, Organ. Friday, August 15th. 1.10 Seamus Conroy, Violin, Sandra Geary, Plano. Saturday, August 16th 1. 10. ST. NICHOLAS' COLLEGIATE CHURCH All concerts are presented by Music For Galway. Main Sponsors: Thomas McDonagh & Sons, Shaw Trust, Foras E!reann

READIN&S

JOE SHEERIN, MICHAEL GORMAN

The Emigrant Suite with Traditional Music by Charlie Lennon. DRUID THEATRE Saturday, August 9th., 5 p.m.

PAUL DURCAN

GALWAY ARTS CENTRE, NUNS ISLAND Tuesday, August 12th 8.30 p.m. Main Sponsor: Genesis Softwear Limited.

RITA ANN HIGGINS

A reading to launch her first collection of poems "Goddess On The Mervue Bus" from Salmon Publishing. GATEWAY BOOKS, MARKET STREET Saturday, August 16th., 8 p.m.


KAOS

A film by Paolo and Vittorio Tavlanl CLADDAGH MINI, SALTHILL Thursday, August 14th., 8 p.m.

NEW IRISH FILMS

The Fifth Festival of lrlsh Film Is presented by the Galway Film Society. Route 66, Ballroom Heroes O'Aaherty Theatre UCG Friday, August 15th., 8 p.m. The Other Emerald Isle,' Cuban Breeze Sometime City, Absolution, No Man's Land O'Aaherty Theatre UCG Saturday, August 16th. 2.30 p.m.

SUPER 8 FESTIVAL

New Films on Super 8 ATLANTA HOTEL, DOMINIC STREET Sunday, August 17th 11.30 p.m.

CARNIVAL Opening Festival Parade from Eyre Square to the Hynes Building, Augustinian Street. Followed by Mardi-Gras In Shop Street, with Footsbarn, Street Performers, 60 foot Chinese Dragon, Jazz Bands and Festival Clowns. Arts and Crafts Bazaar In Middle Street. People's Art Exhibition on the Railings of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church. Saturday, August 9th., 2.5 p.m. BOOKING Tickets for Footsbam, Festival Ball, Concerts, Hot & Neon available from Star Records, Powell's and Golden Discs. Tickets for Druid Concerts aballable from Druid Theatre Box-Office. FESTIVAL OFACE Full Information from Festival Office, 21 · Eyre Square - First Aoor, beside Tim Colleran's.

FESTIVAL PHONE: 091·68317


I JACK B. YEATS

Loan exhibition of paintings and drawings from the National Gallery of Ireland and the Sligo Art Gallery. U.C.G. ART GALLERY By arrangement with Mr. Gerry Lee, Curator. Daily from August 8th., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

WESTERN ARTISTS

A major exhibition of painters, sculptors and photographers who live and work in the West of Ireland. HYNES BUILDING, AUGUSTINIAN STREET. By arrangement with the Office of Public Works. Daily from August 7th., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Main Sponsors· Thermo King Europe Grant Aided. By The Arts Council.

MICHAEL KANE, VINCENT BROWNE Paintings, Woodcuts and Sculpture. GALWAY ARTS CENTRE, NUNS ISLAND Daily from 11th August, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Main Sponsor Galway Arts Centre.

POLISH FILM POSTERS 1970-1980

By arrangement with the Polish Institute of Culture, London. THE PAROCHIAL HALL, WOODQUAY Daily from August 8th., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Main Sponsor. P. Donnelly and Sons Ltd.

ROUTE 66

Photographs by John Davis KENNY ART GALLERY, MIDDLE STREET Daily from August 8th., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

FOOTSBARN IN AUSTRALIA

Photographs by Marie Allen and members of the company of the fifteen month tour of the Australian continent between February '85 and April '86. HYNES BUILDING, AUGUSTINIAN STREET Dally from August 8th., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Main Sponsor: Irish Permanent Building Society


1REA1RE FOOTSBARN

European Premiere of Footsbarn's Macbeth LEISURELAND, SALTHILL Monday, August 11th. 8 p.m. 6 shows till August 16th. "The most moving Macbeth I have ever seen" Governor General. Australia.

Main Sponsor Galway Corporation. Travel Grant British Council.

HOT AND NEON

From America, Circus Theatre. GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL 2 Shows Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th. "2 hours of laughter. H ot and Neon are jugglers extraordinalre" Time Out. Main Sponsor Bank of Ireland.

DRUID THEATRE

Same Old Moon by Geraldine Aron. DRUID THEATRE, CHAPEL LANE From Friday, August 15th 8 p.m.

GALWAY THEATRE WORKSHOP

Chlldrens Show "Eeney, Meaney and Mighty Mo" TAIBHDHEARC NA GAILLIMHE 3 Shows 11.30 a.m. Wednesday 13th., Thursday 14th., Friday 15th.


Profile for Galway International Arts Festival

Galway Arts Festival Programme 1986  

Galway Arts Festival Programme 1986