Wednesday, 28th March 2012
Friday 30th March @ 8pm Hosted by RTE's Neansai Ni Coisdeallagh
Christchurch Cathedral, Waterford, is the venue for a very special event for lovers of music and traditional Irish music lovers in particular. This is the inaugural fund raiser for South East Radiotherapy trust and St. Vincent de Paul and it will bring together the finest line up of traditional musicians to visit Waterford.
The event will be hosted by Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha, Music Editor and well known presenter on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and she will also feature on the flute during the evening. Local fiddle player Neill Byrne will accompany international artist Edel Fox, one of the country’s foremost concertina players. Also featuring on the night will be Johnny Connolly, Connemara based melodeon player, singer and piper Meaití Jó Shéamuis Ó Fátharta, also well known from his years as presenter and producer on the programme Lán a’ Mhála on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and the famous flute player and composer from Carna in Conamara Marcus Hernon and his two sons Proinsias on accordion and Breandán of fiddle. Proinsias and Breandán are also fine sean-nós dancers. Seán and Caomhín Ó Fearghail from An Rinn in West Waterford will also play. Seán is a fine fiddle player and Caomhín is a wizard on uillinn pipes, guitar and sean-nós singing. . Waterford Uilleann piper, Dr Jimmy O’Brien Moran has kindly agreed to do a guest appearance.
The event will take place on Friday the 30th of March at 8pm. Tickets are €15 and €12 with concession and are available from Christchurch Cathedral and The Cove Bar. Included in the ticket price is entry to a draw , the prize for which is a pair of tickets to the Late Late Show.
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