Celebrate the festive season with a difference. Go to the races at Leopardstown on St. Stephens Day ,you never know you may be in for a big win. (nice way to start the new year). Racing carries on up to 29th Dec. The St. Stephens day races is one of the busiest days in the Irish racing calendar and is traditionally known for meeting friends , Enjoying the races, great food and fashion.The Swing Cats will bring the day to a close in the Christmas festival Marquee. They are a 6 piece band described as “Jumpin Swing Band” due to their high energy non stop dancing. Start the New Year celebrations on the last day of racing on 29th Dec where there will be a live concert with Vladimir Jablokov band which is made up of Slovak and Irish muscian who play ,Violin,Viola, piano,drums and bass.
Archives for December 2014
Why not treat your loved ones to a magical experience this christmass? The much loved ballet “The Nutcracker” comes to the Convention Centre for 3 shows this year. One on the 20th and two (1mattinee) on the 22nd Dec 14.
Imelda May is an Irish singer-songwriter,muscian and producer. She won Best Female Artist at the 2009 Meteor Awards.She also won album of the year with her 2010 album “Mayhem”. Imelda is also well known in Ireland for appearing in the Credit Union advertisment where everybody is coping her hairstyle.
Go Back in time and experience Madness with their great songs such as “One Step Beyond “and “House of fun” that had everybody jumpimg up and down on the dance floor like lunatics, even the not so good dancers could resist giving it a try. Maddness are an English Ska band formed in 1976. Their biggest hits include “House of Fun “, “Our House “One Step Beyond “and “My Girl”.
Peter Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the rock band Genesis.After leaving Genesis, Peter went on to a successful solo career. His 1986 album, “So”, is his most successful, selling five million copies in the United States, the album’s biggest hit, “Sledgehammer” won nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards. “Sledgehammer” remains the most played music video in the history of MTV.
Elton John is an English singer-songwriter , pianist,record producer,composer and actor. His career has run for more than 5 decades and he has sold more than 300 million records . He is well know for his performance of “Candle in the Wind” at Princess Diana’s funeral in 1997. His music has been joy to many peoples ears for more than 5 decades. Elton received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the music and charitable services in 1998.
Andre Rieu is a Dutch violinist and conductor.Andre and the Johann Strauss Orchestra turned classical and waltz music a concert touring music act worldwide. Andres concerts are well known for the fabulous dresses the women in his orchestra wear. You can see his love of music with the way he plays the Violin.
The Business & Finance Irish Awards recognise 100 of the most outstanding Irish business Leaders over Fifty years. This award program was established in 1974 by Irelands first business magazine “Business & Finance”which was launched in 1964. People that have previuosly got the award are, Paul McGinley – Winning European Ryder Cup Captain 2014 –Outstanding Contribution to Brand Irelan. Senator George Mitchell- Outstanding Contribution to Ireland. Katie Taylor-Outstanding Contribution to Brand Ireland. Brian O’Driscoll-Outstanding Contribution to Brand Ireland. Smurfit Kappa Group-Company of the Year . Integrity Solutions-Enterprise of the Year. Intel Ireland-Global Innovation Award. Who will receive awards this year?