PKWA and Galway Percy French Soc. joint Events

The Patrick Kavanagh Western Assoc. (PKWA) and the Galway Percy French Society first joined forces in 2012 to stage an animated Literary concert loosely based on the Patrick Kavanagh poem, Memories of Christmas Childhood. Both groups have performed many joint events in the intervening years .


2018 Bloomsday Special

Bloomsday celebrates 16th June 1904, the day the action of James Joyce’s novel, Ulysses took place. On 16th June 1954 literary friends set out to recreate  this event which became the first Bloomsday

This special concert was staged on  16th June 2018 in An Taibhdhearch to commemorate Bloomsday in Galway .

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Performers from both the the Kavanagh Western Association and the Galway Percy French Society got together for this set of music recitals, poetry, song and storytelling


World War 1 Commemorative Concerts – Keep the Home Fires Burning

On the 100th anniversary of World War 1, these  concerts  first staged  in Galway in  2014  and 2015 . It consists of a haunting and varied programme of music, dance, song and story .

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 Updated  Concerts have since been  staged in various locations throughout the West, including Easter Saturday 2016 as part of the Roscommon Ireland 2016 Centenary Program. If you would like the Concert performed in your community before September 2018 please get in touch or contact Ger on (086)8736837

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