2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland – MacallanaÉireann starring Ireland’s leading traditional musicians, singers and dancers comes to CoisnahAbhna, Ennis, Co. Clare.
MacallanahÉireann, the 2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in CoisnahAbhna on Tuesday, 16th 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 MacallanahÉireann 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, SéamusTiernan (Mayo) – Accordion / Melodeon, FionnualaDonlon (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.
Tickets are €12 and can be purchased in advance at CoisnahAbhna, 065 6824276. You can also book your tickets online at www.coisnahabhna.ie