Local Fundraising night in aid of Angelman Syndrome Ireland

June 3, 2019 

By Ryan Morgan

On Saturday June 15th, the family of Shane Gorman extend an open invitation to their fundraising night for Angelman Syndrome Ireland. This much anticipated night of entertainment and craic will take place in the club rooms of Naomh Malachi GFC, Shelagh, Dundalk at 9.00pm. Music will be provided by legendary country and western musician, Mick Flavin.

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BBC Radio Ulster to broadcast from Cross Square Hotel for “Oiche na mBan”

March 4, 2019 

Popular BBC Radio Programme, Blas Ceoil, will be broadcasting live from the Cross Square Hotel this Friday evening for “Oiche na mBan” – a night of folk and traditional music to mark International Women’s Day.  Read more

Farmed puppies rescued by USPCA in Operation Delphin

May 8, 2018 

A batch of farmed puppies seized by the USPCA in the Scottish port of Cairnryan on Friday morning were taken to the USPCA Animal Hospital in Newry to be checked over by vets.  Read more

‘Honky Tonk Girl’ Kerry releases new single

April 16, 2018 

Local country singing star Kerry Fearon has released another new single from her forthcoming debut album of country classics and covers, “Honky Tonk Girl”.  The latest offering from Dromintee’s “pocket rocket”,  who has been enjoying huge success since her introduction to the country music scene just three years ago,  is a track entitled ‘If the devil don’t want me’.   Read more

Lislea Drama Festival commences

February 26, 2018 

On Saturday 24th February the grand opening night of Lislea Drama Festival took place to an eagerly awaiting audience in the OLD SCHOOL HOUSE THEATRE LISLEA.  Read more

Lislea Dramatic Players to perform ‘Kings of the Kilburn High Road’ by Jimmy Murphy

February 12, 2018 

Award winning drama troupe, Lislea Dramatic Players will give patrons a chance to preview Jimmy Murphy’s powerful play “Kings of the Kilburn High Road” this Saturday 17th February 8pm before they play in the 37th Lislea Drama Festival on Wednesday 28th February and tour the Confined Amateur Dramatic Circuit.  Read more

37th Lislea Drama Festival

January 29, 2018 

Main Sponsor Aidan Strain Electrical Engineering

The 37th Lislea Drama Festival Committee are delighted to announce that the 2018 Festival programme is complete and promises another varied fortnight of drama. Read more

Susan McCann celebrates 40 years in music

January 22, 2018 

Veteran country singer Susan McCann will celebrate 40 years in showbusiness this weekend with her “String of Diamonds” Festival taking place in The Carrickdale Hotel & Spa on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 26th, 27th and 28th January. Read more

Top trad music award for Mullaghbawn singer

December 18, 2017 

Mullaghbawn-based singer, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, is set to receive a prestigious award in recognition of her contribution to the Irish traditional music industry. Read more

Market Place Theatre welcomes back Christmas Country Showtime

December 11, 2017 

Following two standing ovations at last year’s show, Ireland’s leading country recording star, Trudi Lalor, returns by overwhelming demand to top the bill at this year’s Christmas Country Showtime Concert with the Stars on Saturday, 30 December in the Market Place Theatre, Armagh. Read more

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