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Suite au départ de notre amie Élise Hennebelle née Le Duigou, une session en sa mémoire aura lieu au Arus na nGael (45 Dominic st) le Mardi 21 Janvier à partir de 20h30.
12/13 – Storms in Brittany – Floods in Morlaix/Quimperlé/Châteaulin
08/13 – Interceltic Festival in Lorient
07/13 – Superb summer in Brittany
05/13 -Saint Yves / Fête de la Bretagne / Brittany’s day is the biggest so far (with more than 300 events around the world).
04/13 – Marine Harvest is planning to close down its plants with the loss of 400 jobs in Brittany
03/13 – Guy Cotten – Creator of the famous Breton Yellow Fishing gears dies
02/13 – Brittany Ferries, formely known as BAI (Bretagne-Angleterre Irlande), launches its 40th season
01/13 – Severe snow and frost in Brittany
We are sorry to announce that one dear friend, Elise Hennebelle née Le Duigou, suddenly departed, she has been cheering us up with her smile and her fiddle playing for many years in Galway and elsewhere in Ireland. We shall miss her.
The funeral will be held this Friday 13th of December at Le Faouet in Brittany from 11.00 am.
We will have a session in her memory in Galway some day.
Our thoughts go to her family.
Nous sommes désolés de voir notre amie Élise Hennebelle née Le Duigou nous quitter si vite, elle nous avait réjouis avec son sourire et sa musique au violon durant de nombreuses années sur Galway et ailleurs en Irlande. Elle va nous manquer.
La cérémonie aura lieu ce Vendredi 13 Décembre au Faouet en Bretagne à partir de 11h00.
Nous aurons une session en sa mémoire à Galway un jour prochain.
Nos pensées vont à sa famille.
Peoc’h d’he ene.
Come and join the Pan Celtic festival in Carlow, from the 2nd to the 7th of April.
We’ll have this year again a Breton evening on Tuesday 12th of February for Pancake Tuesday with a full Breton crepe meal in Galway with live Breton music performed by Ar Maen Du.
If you want to join this event taking place at Java’s creperie (17 Upper Abbeygate st) from 6.00 pm til midnight, please make your reservation by calling these numbers: 087 9600157 / 091 533330
The Menu consists of Kir breton, Amuse gueule, 1 Galette and 1 Crepe.
Organised by the Galway-Lorient twinning committee
The great Gilles Servat, singer, songwriter, author, poet, and one of the leaders of the Breton folk movement for over thirty years will come to Ireland to share some of his talent:
Dublin on Tuesday 25th of September, at Whelan’s (25 Wexford St) – € 12
Dungarvan co. Waterford on Friday 28th of September, at the Town Hall Theatre – € 16
An exhibition of the Breton artist Robert Micheau-Vernez is held at the Galway Museum until this November.
This exhibition is organised by the Galway-Lorient twinning committee.
Guidewires, Kan, Breton Quartet & Alyth McCormac
Wed 15th Aug
Glór, Ennis 8pm €18/€16
Thur 16th Aug
National Concert Hall, Dublin 8pm €20/€18
Sat 18th Aug
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012, Town Hall, Cavan 8pm €25
Sun 19th Aug
Kilkenny Arts Festival, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny 8pm €22 / €19
Here is a full list of artists involved:
Pádraig Rynne – Concertina Ireland (Guidewires)
Tóla Custy – Fiddle Ireland (Guidewires)
Sylvain Barou – Flutes Brittany (Guidewires)
Paul McSherry – Guitars Ireland (Guidewires)
Karol Lynch – Bouzouki Ireland (Guidewires)
Brian Finnegan – Whistles Ireland(Kan)
Aidan O’ Rourke – Fiddle Scotland (Kan)
Ian Stephenson – Guitar England (Kan)
Jim Goodwin – Drums England (Kan)
Geoffroy Tamisier – Trumpet Brittany (Orchestre National de Jazz)
Janick Martin – Accordion Brittany (Hamon Martin Quintet)
Jacques Pellen – Guitar Brittany (Dan Ar Braz – Heritage De Celtes)
Etienne Callac – Bass Brittany (Guichen Quartet)
Alyth McCormac – Vocalist Scotland