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  1. SS Baccalieu teak being used to make new memoriesRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Western Star

    ... was given to local musician Robert Murphy, who passed them along to an old friend, Fred Graham, a member of The Irish Rovers. Graham has already used them in performances in Ireland, western Canada and the United States. Next year, he says they will ...

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  2. Teak from SS Baccalieu being used to make new memoriesRead the original story

    Saturday May 28 | Telegram

    ... was given to local musician Robert Murphy, who passed them along to an old friend, Fred Graham, a member of The Irish Rovers. Graham has already used them in performances in Ireland, western Canada and the United States. Next year, he says they will ...

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  3. Mac's Musings: The Cornwall Civic complex got off to a rocky startRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Seaway News

    ... And when singer Charlie Pride sold-out an evening show, an afternoon show was booked. It also sold out. The Irish Rovers drew a crowd of 4,000 and the next night 3,000 seats were filled for a Scottish pipeband performance. HITS A HIGH NOTE Cornwall ...

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  4. What Do Your Secret Playlists Reveal About You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Psychology Today

    ... any enjoyment of childish songs like Puff the Magic Dragon by Peter, Paul and Mary or The Unicorn Song by the Irish Rovers. The popularity of such songs suggests that their appeal stems from symbolic meaning appreciated by adults who have ...

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  5. Not closing time just yet for the Irish RoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Vancouver Courier

    In 2008, Spirit of the West's Geoffrey Kelly became a full-fledged Irish Rover, a group he had listened to as a child. The Irish Rovers perform a St. Patrick's Day concert, March 17, at the Vogue Theatre as part of CelticFest Vancouver.

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  6. Hot Ticket: The Irish RoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    For their 50th anniversary, the Irish Rovers are going on a farewell world tour - though they'll continue to record albums and play events and festivals. For their 50th anniversary, the Irish Rovers are going on a farewell world tour - though they'll continue to record albums and play events and festivals.

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  7. Not closing time just yet for the Irish RoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Vancouver Courier

    In 2008, Spirit of the West's Geoffrey Kelly became a full-fledged Irish Rover, a group he had listened to as a child. The Irish Rovers perform a St. Patrick's Day concert, March 17, at the Vogue Theatre as part of CelticFest Vancouver.

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    Feb 25, 2016 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    George Millar and the Irish Rovers are celebrating 50 years of touring. The band makes a stop in Prince Albert for a show at the E.A. Rawlinson Centre on March 4. The federal government on Thursday announced will end changes brought forth by the previous government to strip citizenship of those convicted of terrorism.

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  9. Happenings on the Scene - A one-two musical punch March 1-2 at the WMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Whether it's the for the trip down memory lane or just pure curiosity as to whether they can still deliver the goods, fans old and new are sure to be delighted by the jubilant showmanship of The Irish Rovers on March 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 available at box office by calling 204-728-9510 or purchase yours online and select your seating with the handy website seating map at wmca.ca. For those of you who can flashback to the early 1970s when you had a mere two channels to choose from, one of the standouts on the TV guide schedule at that time was The Irish Rover Show.

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  10. 12th Annual CelticFest VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | 24 Hours

    ... folk hero Damien Dempsey on March 5 will set the scene for the great entertainment to come. Music legends, The Irish Rovers perform on St. Patrick's Day, March 17 - a do-not-miss concert. CelticFest's official kick-off features the rousing sounds of ...

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  11. The Quietmen Return to Play Convention Hall in Cape May March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Cape May County Herald

    ... from the '50s and '60s, right up to the hits of today. The Quietmen's earliest musical influences include The Irish Rovers; The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem; and The Dubliners. The list has grown over the years to include Great Big Sea, The Saw ...

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  12. Shane MacGowan: The Pogues are no longer activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Music-News.com

    ... included the now holiday standard in the U.K., Fairytale of New York. They hit number 1 in the U.K. with The Irish Rovers with the Dubliners (1987 / #1) and, later in the year, with Fairytale. Shane was fired from the band in 1991 but they continued ...

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  13. Irish Rovers ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The rollicking music icons have touched three generations with their Irish folk songs.

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  14. The Irish Rovers Perform Christmas Concert at State Theatre TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Band members hail from Ireland and one from Scotland, however The Irish Rovers formed in Toronto, Canada and have produced over 40 albums in North America with many more internationally. The group makes a stop at the State Theatre for a Christmas Concert as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour.

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  15. Gaelic Storm to bring English folk music to Liberty Hall on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Twigger explained. "Back in the early days, it was the folk revival guys, Tommy Maken and Clancey Brothers, the Irish Rovers. They were the staples of the folk circuit, the pub circuit. And they played those great old ballads. Those guys did a lot ...

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  16. The Irish Rovers Holiday ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Patch.com

    Join The Irish Rovers for a Christmas celebration in honor of their 50 Years of Music! The Irish Rovers Show, in the 70's.

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  17. Age gap doesn't diminish strong Celtic connection between correlative music actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... I was brought back then to my own younger days, watching classic TV music shows like The Pig & Whistle, The Irish Rovers, and even a bit of Don Messer's Jubilee. "It was absolutely fabulous music - groups like The Irish Rovers are still touring to ...

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  18. The Irish Rovers say good-bye in OshawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | DurhamRegion.com

    Before being asked, George Millar is quick to answer the question: how has this phenomenon known as The Irish Rovers lasted for half a century? "We like each other and we like the music so there's no reason it wouldn't go on as long as it did," says the co-founder and band leader. The Canadian Irish folk group is in the midst of a lengthy farewell tour that will see them play through next year and into 2017.

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  19. Townie TidbitsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    ... . According to those who know, not only is she a team leader but she has a good average at the plate too. The Irish Rovers are currently on their 50th Anniversary Tour and will be at the Chevalier Theatre in Medford on November 29. For more ...

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  20. The Irish Rovers to Perform Christmas Concert at State Theatre This DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Band members hail from Ireland and one from Scotland, however The Irish Rovers formed in Toronto, Canada and have produced over 40 albums in North America with many more internationally. The group makes a stop at the State Theatre for a Christmas Concert as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour.

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