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GAUWAY

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Day by Day Programme WEDNESDAY 5th AUGUST 6. 00 pm Official Opening of the Festival by the Mayor of Galway, Martin Connolly, followed by the presentation of the Special Festival Award of £2,000. Great Southern Hotel. 9.00 pm In concert, Fascinating Alda. Great Southern Hotel. "Marvellously funny". (SUNDAY TIMES) THURSDAY 6th

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9.00 pm In concert, Fascinating Aida. Great Southern Hotel. "A unique mixture of the wry, the romantic and the rude".

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11.00 pm Festival Club with Hennigan's Blooze Band In the Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.

FRIDAY 7th

11.00 am Exhibitions open till 6 p.m. Free admission. See panel for details. 8.30 pm

In concert, De Danann with Dolores Keane. Leisureland. Songs from the new album, 'Ballroom'.

11. 00 pm Festival Ball with Chris Meehan and

his Red Neck Friends. Special guests. Great Southern Hotel. Bar ext.

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SATURDAY 8th

11. 00 am

Exhibitions (see panel).

12 noon The Lily Puppet Show with Jay

Murphy, Brian Bourke and Paralc O'Carra. The Parochial School, Woodquay.

2. 00 pm Festival Parade starts from Prospect

Hill featuring the eighty foot Carnival Dragon, performers from Macnas, Horse & Bamboo, the famous Galway 3-in•a·Row 'Heads', stiltwalkers, fireblowers, drummers and festival clowns. The parade passes down Shop St. followed by a Mardi· Gras in Middle St. with Jazz bands and street performers.

4.00 pm

The Lily Puppet Show. 2nd show. The Parochial School, Woodquay.

8.30 pm

In concert, Christy Moore, Leisureland.

9.00 pm

Traditional concert. Sean Maguire with Brid Crannitch (piano). Guests: Sharon Shannon and Eoghan O'Neill. Warwick Hotel.

11. 00 pm

Festival Club with The Liverpool Ceill Band. Seapoint, Salthlll. Bar ext. SUNDAY 9th --------

11.00 am

Exhibitions (see panel).

12.30 pm Traditional session with Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Dermot Byrnes (accordtan), and Garry O'Brian (bouzouki). Atlanta Hotel, Dominick St. 8.30 pm Music for Galway presents, in concert James Galway & The Irish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor, Andre Prieur. Leisureland.

8.30 pm

In concert, Mary Black and her acoustic band. Great Southern Hotel.

10.00 pm

Festival Club, Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.

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with CHRIS MEEHAN AND HIS REDNECK FRIENDS Friday 7th August 11 pm GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL

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MONDAY 10th

11. 00 am Exhibitions (see panel). 11.30 am Childrens show. Galway Theatre Workshop presents 'Nelly In the Telly'. Taibhdhearc, Middle St.

1.10 pm Lunchtime classical concert In St. Nicholas's Collegiate Church. Oonagh Keogh, (violin). Havelock Nelson (piano).

From London, the zany crew of the Pl!Qple Show bring their htt comedy, Whistle Stop, a parody of train movies, to the Great Southem Hotel for 5 shows from Monday 10th to Friday 14th.

8.30 pm

From London, The People Show present 'Whistle Stop', a hit comedy. Great Southern Hotel. "A joyous evening" - (THE INDEPENDENT.)

8.30 pm

Poetry reading with Derek Mahon. Speclal guest: Michael Gorman. The Arts Centre, Nun's Island.

11.00 pm

Festival Club, Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.

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TUESDAY 11th

11 . 00 am Exhibitions {see panel). 11.30 am Childrens show. Nelly In the Telly.

Talbhdhearc, Middle St.

1.10 pm

Lunchtime classical concert. Ben Dwyer (Guitar). St. Nicholas Collegiate Church.

8.00 pm From Lancashire, England, Horse & Bamboo present 'An Roth'. Claddagh Hall. Mime, Masks and Music.

8.00 pm

From Canada, Theatre Repere presents 'The Dragons Trilogy'. Dominican Hall, Claddagh. "A Masterpiece" (THE TIMES)

8.30 pm

The People Show present 'Whistle Stop'. Great Southern Hotel. "There's a real art to this kind of mayhem." (TIME OUT)

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Festival Club, Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.


Lunchtime Concerts

As part of a Festival

Week of lunchtime concerts In St. Nicholas Collegiate Church Oonagh Keogh, daughter of Des Keogh and Geraldine O'Grady, will be performing on • Monday 10th at 1.10 pm.

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WEDNESDAY 12th

11.00 am Exhibitions (see panel). 11.30 am Childrens Show. Nelly In the Telly.

Taibhdhearc, Middle St.

1.10 pm

Lunchtime classical concert. Gerard McChrystal, (Clarinet & Saxophone), Per Neilsen, (Piano). St. Nicholas Collegiate Church.

8.00 pm

Horse and Bamboo present 'An Roth'. Claddagh Hall. Puppets, live music and masks.

8. 00 pm

Druid Theatre present 'Sophocles Oedipus'. Translation - W.B. Y.eats. Druid Theatre, Chapel Lane.

8.30 pm The People Show present 'Whistle

Stop'. Great Southern Hotel. 'An inventive lunatic parody of train movies." (THE GUARDIAN.) 9.00 pm Oiche Chonamara. Oiche tradisiunta le Mhuintir Chonamara. Beidh an scoth de amhranaithe, ceolteoirl, daimhseolri agus agallamh beirte i lathair. Warwick Hotel. Festival Club with The Stunning. Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.

11.00 pm

11-IURSDAV 13th

11.00 am Exhibitions (see panel). 11.30 am Childrens show. Nelly In the Telly.

Talbhdhearc, Middle St.


Galway Arts Festival GRANTS

Galway Corporation The Arts Council British Council PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

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EVENT SPONSORS Supermacs Lark In The Park. Budweiser Fireworks. Northern Telecom Theatre Repere. Bank of Ireland James Galway. Thermo King Western Artists. Quays Bar Traditional Concerts. Irish Permanent The People Show.

Great Southern Hotel Loose Tubes. Allied Irish Banks Fascinating Aida. Bord na Gaellge Udaras na Gaeltachta Oiche Connamara.

Mary Black who plays a solo concert In the Great Southern Hate{ on Sunday August 9th as part of the traditional weekend.

Irish Continental Line Ephemere.

FRIDAY 14th

11.00 11.30

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Exhibitions (see panel).

am Childrens show. Nelly in the Telly. Taibhdhearc, Middle St.

1.10 pm Lunchtime classical.concert. Kathleen Tynan, {Soprano), Ruth Miller. {Piano), St. Nir.hnb,c: r.nllPni;oito f':h11rrh


Taibhdhearc, Middle St. 1.10 pm Lunchtime classicalconcert. Kathleen Tynan, (Soprano}, Ruth Milter, (Plano). St. Nirhnl;,ic; rnllP!]i;:itp rh11rrh 4.00 pm The LIiy Puppet Show. The Parochial School, Woodquay. 8. 00 pm

Galway Film Society present a Bob Quinn Retrospective season of films. U.C.G. See panel for details.

8.00 pm Horse & Bamboo present 'An Roth'. Claddagh Hall. Great masks and puppets with live music.

8.00 pm From Canada, Theatre Repere present 'The Dragons Trilogy'. Dominican Hall, Claddagh. 'The excitement is intense'. (NEW YORK TIMES.) 8.00 pm Druid Theatre present 'Sophocles Oedipus.' Translation: W.B. Yeats. Druid Theatre, Chapel Lane. 8.30 pm Last chance to see The People Show who present 'Whistle Stop'. "A riot of comedy and some very fine music". Great Southern Hotel. 10.00 pm From Jamaica, the legendary Toots and the Maytals. Reggae Sunflash with Radio 2 deejays Dave Fanning, Mark Cagney and Gerry Ryan. The Arts Festival Bop! Lelsureland. Bar ext. 11.00 pm

Festival Club, Warwick Hotel. Bar ext.

11.30 pm

From London, Socialist conjuror Ian Saville presents his one-man show, 'Brecht on Magic'. Druid Theatre, Chapel Lane. "A cross between Karl Marx and Tommy Cooper".

The much praised masks of the Lancashire touring theatre group, Horse & Bamboo who will present fiue shows at the Claddagh Hall from Tuesday August 11th to Saturday 15th. Design: TED TURTON

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SATURDAY 15th ----11. 00 am

Exhibitions (see panel).

11.30 am

Childrens show. Nelly in the Telly. Taibhdhearc, Middle St.

12 noon The Lily Puppet Show. The Parochial School, Woodquay.

1.10 pm Lunchtime Classical concert. Raymond O'Donnell (Organ). St. Nicholas Collegiate Church. 2.00 pm Bob Quinn retrospective Season of Films. Taibhdhearc (see panel for details). 4.00 pm The Lily Puppet Show. The Parochial School, Woodquay. 8. 00 pm Final show. Horse & Bamboo present 'An Roth'. Claddagh Hall. 8. 00 pm Final show. Theatre Repere present 'The Dragons Trilogy'. Dominican Hall, Claddagh. 8. 00 pm Drui d Theatre present 'Sophocles Oedipus'. Translation: W.B. Yeats. Druid Theatre, Chapel Lane. 8.30 pm In concert, Mar y Coughl an. Leisureland. Showcase for her new album, 'Under the Influence'. 9.00 pm From London, Loose Tubes a 22 piece jazz orchestra. Great Southern Hotel. "The finest young instrumentalists of their generation". (TIME OUT) 11.00 pm Festival Club, The Warwick. Bar ext. 11.30 pm From London, Socialist conjuror Ian Saville presents his one-man show, 'Brecht on Magic'. Druid Theatre, Chapel Lane. "One of the funniest and most novel routines I've seen". (THE SCOTSMAN.) SUNDAY 16th ------

11.00 am

Exhibitions (see panel).

12 noon

Sunday Jazz with Loose Tubes, twenty· two piece orchestra from London. Great Southern HOtel. "A fun band .... it is hard to imagine anyone producing anything as exciting as this in 1986". THE SUNDAY OBSERVER. 2. 00 pm Bob Quinn Retrospective season of films. U.C.G. (see panel for details).

2. 00 pm Radio 2 Lark in the Park. Salthill Park. ThP ( r1c;t L;irk nf S11mm�r


2. 00 pm Radio 2 Lark in the Park. Salthill Park. The La!.t Link nf S11mmPr

10.30 pm From France, Ephemere and Theatre A Louer present 'Octavia No. l,' a street spectacle with fireworks. See press for route and finale details. 11.30 pm

Bar ext.

Festival party In the Warwick Hotel.

Veteran fiddle player Sean Maguire who travels over from Liverpool for a special Festival concert in the Warwick Hotel on Saturday 8th August.

Bob Quinn Retrospective Friday 14th August 8.00 pm Why don't they shoot people. 8.30 pm Inside the Outsfder. 9.10 pm The Island. 9.45 pm The Silent World. University ColJege Galway.

Saturday 2.00 pm 3.00 pm 3.25 pm 3.55 pm 5.00 pm 8.00 pm

15th Caolneadh Alrt UI Laolre. Self portrait with Red Car. Cloch. Poitln. Crulnnlu na mBad. Budawanny.

Taibhdhearc, Middle St.

Sunday 16th 2.00 pm The Family. 2.30 pm Listen. 3.00 pm Music of th! West. 3.30 pm Last Days of the Gaeltacht. 4.00 pm Atlantean Episode I. 5.00 pm Discussion. 8.30 pm Budawanny.

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Exhibitions

Open 11 am - 6 pm dally WESTERN ARTISTS

Old Corporation Offices, 47-49 Dominick St.

SEAN McSWEENEY

Paintings Kenny Art Gallery Middle St.

EILIS O'CONNELL

Sculpture U.C.G. Art Gallery

PADDY GRAHAM & JACQUELINE FREEDMAN

Paintings Arts Centre, Nun's Island

THE SCHOOL SHOW

Paintings The Parochial School Woodquay

JAKE WALLIS & TOM KELLY

Photographs Kenny Art Gallery Middle St.

NA PIOBAIRI UILLEANN

Pipes, Photos Kenny Art Gallery, Mlddle St.

POLISH GRAPHICS

Old Corporation Offices 4 7-49 Dominic St.

BLACKCHURCH PRINTS

Spanish Arch Print Studio

Festival Club

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Galway Arts Festival Programme 1987  
Galway Arts Festival Programme 1987