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2008-09-17 09:00:36

By BRENDAN McDAID EUROVISION legend Dana will tonight make history when she joins Ireland's biggest ever showband The Miami on stage to raise funds for Londonderry charity Children In Crossfire. The reformed group, featuring original members Stephen Travers, Des Lee and Ray Millar will play to a sold-out crowd at the Grand Opera House this evening, before embarking on a tour which will see them arrive at the Millennium Forum later this year. The band's new members include talented...

2008-09-16 12:00:00

By Kerry McKittrick Tonight at the Marketplace Theatre in Armagh is a country music spectacular featuring some of the vocalists and musicians who successfully toured with 'Country Legends'. The show will feature superb tributes to great icons like Johnny Cash, George Jones and will introduce new tributes to Buck Owens and Merle Haggard and on the female side will cover Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Bill Joe Spears and Patsy Cline. Four vocalists and a live band that will re- create the...

2008-09-06 18:00:16

LEGENDARY crooner Red Hurley is finally off the market. The showbands star tied the knot with gorgeous fiancee Norma Breen yesterday afternoon. The blushing bride looked beautiful in white as the happy couple posed for pictures outside All Saints Church, Raheny, Co Dublin. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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