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Rónán O'Snodaigh to play intimate early evening gig in Wexford

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Rónán Ó Snodaigh is musician, composer, songwriter, poet and passionate Gaelgeoir. The lead singer and percussionist with Kíla is recognized as one of Ireland’s best and most innovative bodhrán players as well as having a major influence on the development of traditional culture. He has been described in Hot Press as ‘the living embodiment of Turlough O'Carolan and Bob Marley’. This early evening solo show in the small and intimate Macken's Upstairs is sure to be a high point of the weekend. Tickets €10 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764.

Stars Align in Wexford: Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre joined by accordion ace Máirtín O'Connor

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Described as “simply one of the best folk duos on the planet”, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre, with special guest Máirtín O’Connor, will undoubtedly prove to be one of the highlights of the Wexford Trad & Folk Weekend. They play the National Opera House (Jerome Hynes Theatre) on Saturday, March 2 (8pm). Tickets €18 (€16 conc). Tel 053 9122144. Book online: www.nationaloperahouse.ie

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Telling the Story of Women Uilleann Pipers with Louise Mulcahy

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Musician and academic Louise Mulcahy comes to Wexford Library on Sat, March 2 (12.30pm) to look at the lot of women uilleann pipers in Ireland over the past 200 years. This FREE EVENT is part of Wexford Trad & Folk Weekend and is brought to you by Wexford Library in association with Craobh Loch Garman, CCÉ. Advance booking advised as space is limited. Tel 053 9196760.

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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music. We’re a non-profit cultural movement with hundreds of local branches around the world, and as you can read in our history we’ve been working for the cause of Irish music since the middle of the last century (1951 to be precise). Our efforts continue with increasing zeal as the movement launches itself into the 21st century.

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