2016 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland
Macalla Na hÉireann presents Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2016 in the Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol on Thursday 13th October at 8pm. The annual tour will be held at 14 venues throughout the country, from the 9th to 22nd October and will showcase the best of traditional talent drawn from all four Provinces of Ireland. Each year the tour assembles a variety of established artists and up-and-coming young talent. Together the group produces a fast paced and colourful show which incorporates traditional music, dance and song that appeals to both connoisseurs and new fans alike.
ARTISTS Dick Beamish (Co. Cork) Fear An Tí Emma Corbett (Co. Waterford) Melodeon Ciara Fox (Co Tyrone) Singer Finbar English (Co. Tipperary) Fiddle Sandra Walsh (Co. Cork) Banjo & Mandolin Shirley Rogers (Co. Roscommon) Flute & Whistle Claire Ann Kearns (Co. Offaly) Fiddle & Button Accordion Ciarán Mac Gearailt (Co Kildare) Flute Colm Slattery (Co. Tipperary) Button Accordion, Melodeon & Piano Fergus Bogue (Co. Cavan) Button Accordion Jack Mac Partlin (Co Tipperary) Uilleann Pipes Sinead Mulqueen (Co Clare) Concertina & Piano John Joyce (Co. Galway) Sean Nós Dancer Aine McDermott (Co. Cavan) Dancer Aoife McEntee (Co. Cavan) Dancer Muireann O’Dwyer (Co Tipperary) Harp Eddie Murpphy (Co. Limerick) Manager