LAST night, Tuesday, well-known Donegal pub, McGrory’s of Culdaff was named at Ulster’s IMRO Live Music Venue Of The Year.
The Inishowen venue fought off stiff competition in the category, including two other Donegal venues who were also nominated, An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny and the Allingham Arms, Bundoran.
Paddy McKenna RTÉ 2fm hosted the much anticipated 5th IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards at the Irish Music Rights Organisation Headquarters in Dublin.
Scooping the biggie of the night – the award for National Live Music Venue of the Year (via public vote) for the first time was Galway’s ever popular live music venue, Monroe’s.
Also nabbing accolades for IMRO Festival of the Year and IMRO Best Small Festival were Electric Picnic and Live @ The Marquee Cork respectively.
It is understood that Donegal will receive approximately €250,000 in grant aid towards developing dressing rooms at the new...