Comhaltas Tour Of Britain 2012 - Echoes Of Erin

3 January 2012, 5:01 PM GMT

Comhaltas Tour Of Britain 2012 - Echoes Of Erin

The Annual Comhaltas Tour of Britain Echoes of Erin starts its tour of Britain on Saturday, February 25th in Luton. For audiences in the UK the Echoes of Erin tours provide a fantastic showcase for all that is best in Irish traditional music, song and dance. Top class performers in all fields display the highest standards and regional styles that have become synonymous with these events down through the years. These are the same performers who have already thrilled audiences throughout the length and breadth of Ireland during the Comhaltas Irish Tour in October 2011.

The 2012 Tour is sponsored by Tourism Ireland.

Venues to be visited by the 2012 tour are as follows:

Date Location Contact
Sunday 19th February Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Co. Dublin
Saturday 25th February Holy Ghost Parish Centre, Luton
Sunday 26th February Haringey Irish Centre, Tottenham
Monday 27th February Milton Keynes Irish Centre, Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Irish Centre:
Tuesday 28th February Slough Irish Club, Slough
Wednesday 29th February English Martyrs Catholic School, Leicester
Thursday 1st March Leeds Irish Centre, Leeds
Friday 2nd March Newcastle Upon Tyne Irish Centre:
Saturday 3rd March Ashton-in-Makerfield,


The 2012 Tour will include the following talented traditional performers:

Name From Instrument
Christopher Maguire Fermanagh Button Accordion
Mícheál O’Shea Kerry Singer/Dancer
Karen Tracey Kildare Flute/Tin Whistle
Jamie McKeogh Offaly Banjo
Ciara McKeogh Offaly Fiddle
Caoimhe Kerrins Sligo Fiddle/Tin Whistle
Jason McGuinness Sligo Fiddle
Aoife Ní Argáin Dublin Harp/Concertina
Bairbre Uí Theighneáin Laois Singer
Éanna Ó Cróinín Meath Uilleann Pipes
Niamh Ní Chonaill Dublin Dancer
Alan Walsh Sligo Dancer
Aoibheann Murphy Cork Concertina
Matthew Dean Newcastle upon Tyne Flute/Tin Whistle
Kieran Leonard Fermanagh Bodhrán
Dic Béimis Cork Fear a’ Tí
Eddie Murphy Limerick Tour Manager
McElligotts Kerry Sound

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