2018 Concert tour of Ireland
- Sep 24,2018
Congratulations to Aoife Trench CCÉ Ballydonoghue/Lisselton who has been selected on this years Macalla na hÉireann 2018 Concert tour of Ireland.
This year the tour will visit Kilcummin on Thursday 18th October with their performance.We ask all branches to make every effort to support the concert and promote it among your members, friends and local community.
Concert tour of Ireland
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 18th October in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kilcummin on Thursday 18th October at 8pm.
Tickets can be pre booked by contacting Tony O’Connor Louise Finnegan or Irene O’Donoghue
Aoife Trench Ballydonoghue/Lisselton CCÉ will be part of this years Concert tour of Ireland. I would ask any branch or members who would like to see this show to contact either of above or any member of the Kilcummin branch and they will be able to assist you.
Macalla na hÉireann - 2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland
2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland - Macalla na Éireann starring Ireland’s leading traditional musicians, singers and dancers comes to Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kilcummin.
Macalla na hÉireann, the 2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kilcummin on Thursday, 18th October at 8pm.
This annual Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland, sponsored by Bus Éireann, brings together leading Irish traditional musicians, dancers and singers to stage Macalla na hÉireann in venues all over Ireland. This year they visit 14 venues from 7th to 20th October 2018.
Following on from the fantastic success of previous year's Concert Tours, this year’s tour promises to be a truly wonderful night of Music, Dancing, Singing and Storytelling, featuring the cream of traditional music talent drawn from all four Provinces of Ireland.
Each year the tour assembles a fine mix of established artistes together with up-and-coming young stars. These are blended together into a fast-moving and colourful show that appeals to both the connoisseurs and peripheral fans of Irish traditional entertainment.
This year’s impressive line up is as follows:
Nora Butler ( Tipperary) - Singer, Luke Maher (Offaly) - Singer / Flute, Séamus Tiernan (Mayo) - Accordion / Melodeon, Fionnuala Donlon (Louth) - Cruit, Eoin Orr (Donegal) - Uilleann Pipes, Maura O’ Connor (Limerick) - Consertina, Barry Conaty (Cavan) - Flute / whistle, Tom Gavin (Sligo) - Whistle, Aoife Trench (Kerry) - Fiddle, Thomas Ahern (Waterford) - Banjo / Mandolin, Cathy Kirke (Monaghan) - Bodhrán, Séamus Kinsella (Offaly) - Fiddle, Ciara Horan (Tipperary) - Dancer, Leona Bowe (Tipperary) - Dancer, Sandra Ganley (Roscommon) - Dancer, Laura Ganley (Roscommon)- Dancer and Eddie Murphy (Limerick) - Bainisteoir.