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Artists for Michael D. | Tonight In Monroe’s Galway

A group of music artists come together tonight Saturday 13th October to show their support for the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins in the upcoming election. The line-up of presidential support includes Mary Coughlan, Alan Connor, Steve Wickham, Don Stiffe, Frank Kilkelly, Michelle Lally, Corina Carrick, members of the Stunning, Sean Smyth, Sean Regan, Cora Smyth, Breda Smyth, Eleanor Shanley, Tommy and Louise McCarthy and surprise guests.     Tickets are €20 or €12 for student/unwaged, with proceeds going towards Michael D. Higgin’s reelection campaign Advertisements

A President’s Tribute

President Michael D Higgins was among those who paid a fond and heartfelt tribute to the late Tom Feeney – President of St Patrick’s Brass Band – at a special memorial concert held in his honour in July. Tom was known for his love of music, his renowned music collection and as a strong fundraising advocate for Galway’s historic band, which has taken part in every St Patrick’s Day Parade in Galway since 1903, played for Presidents Kennedy and Reagan, and for the visit of Pope John Paul II. Born in Galway in 1927, Tom moved to England before returning to Ireland in the 1960s. Using his experience with the Royal […]