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Exciting young folk band, Connla, on the TradFest line-up in Brussels

Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 11am

Pictured is Connla band member, uilleann piper, Conor Mallon
Image: Pictured is Connla band member, uilleann piper, Conor Mallon

“Hottest new group out of Northern Ireland” (Chicago Irish American News)

Hailing from the cities of Armagh and Derry-Londonderry, traditional folk band, Connla will take to the stage at Tradfest in Brussels on Wednesday 14th June, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, as part of their international programme for artists.

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Ulster Youth Orchestra has appointed their new Chair of the Board of Directors

Friday 9th June 2017 at 12pm

David Smyth Q.C., the new Chair of the Board of Directors for the Ulster Youth Orchestra
Image: David Smyth Q.C., the new Chair of the Board of Directors for the Ulster Youth Orchestra

The Ulster Youth Orchestra today announced the appointment of David Smyth Q.C. as new Chair of the Board of Directors. He succeeds Lady Trimble who, after ten successful years as Chair, announced in May her decision to step down from the position.

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29 and counting! Dazzling programme of events unveiled for August Féile

Thursday 8th June 2017 at 9am

Kevin Gamble, Féile an Phobail, Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism Northern Ireland, and Dr Katy Radford of the Arts Council Northern Ireland
Image: Kevin Gamble, Féile an Phobail, Terence Brannigan, Chairman of Tourism Northern Ireland, and Dr Katy Radford of the Arts Council Northern Ireland

The 29th August Féile was launched this week at a packed event at Conway Mill. Guests got a first look at this year's festival line up, which runs from 3-13 August, is packed with live music, comedy, debate, discussion, talks, tours, community and family events.

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