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Clonmel our nearest ‘transition town The Clonmel Junction is mighty craic.


The world music programme includes one of Barcelona’s most exciting young Flamenco singer Mary Lambourne, two of the most sought after Indie Folk artists in the USA, Breathe Owl Breathe and Little Wings, a French Cuban band who are guaranteed to get you dancing, La Zikabilo, and Chadian afro pop outfit H’Sao, who blend soul, pop, and R&B with African rhythms.


The comedy programme features Dislike!!! A Facebook Guide to the Recession, which has sold out at this years Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, and The Nualas who are older, wiser and heftier!.


Common Thread News

Jazz night at the Common Thread café
Jazz piano magician Stephen Parker will be playing a night of classics and new tunes on Thursday 2nd June @ 9.30pm with Neil O’Loughlin on Double Bass. Tickets are € 10 and include a cup of tea/coffee; or you may bring your own wine.

Poetry and stories reading
Robert Little, whose story, Viva La Difference, recenlty won the Golden Pen Award, in Galway, will read excerpts of his work on Thursday 9th June at 8 pm. The reading promises to take the listener on a roller-coaster ride of emotions, from the antics of “Normal Nora” and her marijuana flapjacks to the more sobering moments of loss and grief depicted elsewhere. Tickets €7 include tea or coffee.



About pfiddle

Fiddle teacher - mostly Irish trad. Fiddle, mandolin and concertina. Eco-warrior, won E.U. Green Flower Award for Eco Accommodation. Also Irish (Gold) GHA. Green Hospitality Award. Mad keen on self-build - especially straw-bale and cob. 55 with a full head of (slightly) graying hair. No tattoos or piercings. Fond of animals - but legally so. Fond of food - I eat nothing else. Vegetarian by choice, Irish by the grace of birth, Munster by force of (rugby) arms.

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