“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.
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.
Marking 30 years since the death of poet, political writer and commentator John Hewitt, The John Hewitt Society has launched the programme for the 30th International Summer School, on the theme of ‘Striding Forward’.
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.