2012 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland

25 October 2012, 3:10 PM GMT

2012 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland

Macalla na hÉireann, the 2012 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will cover 14 venues from the 14th to the 27th October. The annual Tour features the best of traditional 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.

The 2012 Tour is generously sponsored by:

                Foras na Gaeilge   Website - Bus Éireann

Schedule

Date Location Contact
Sunday, October 14th DUBLIN, An Chultúrlann, Baile na Manach - 8.30pm (01) 2800295 or eolas@comhaltas.ie
Monday, October 15th LONGFORD, Backstage Theatre - 8pm (086) 811 9444/(043) 334 7888 or info@backstage.ie €10
Tuesday, October 16th DUNDALK, Oriel Cultural Centre - 9pm (042) 932 8887 or eolas@orielcentre.ie €10
Wednesday, October 17th OMAGH, Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre - 8.30pm (048) 822 42777 or info@dunuladh.ie £10
Thursday, October 18th DOIRE, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, 37 Mórshráid Shéamais - 8.30pm (048) 712 64132 or eolas@culturlann-doire.ie £10
Friday, October 29th CAVAN, St Mary’s Hall, Swanlinbar - 8.30pm (087) 749 9201 or swanlinbarcomhaltas@hotmail.com €10
Saturday, October 20th GURTEEN, Ceoláras Coleman Centre - 8.30pm (071)9182599 or vince@comhaltas.ie €15
Sunday, October 21st KILLEEDY, Halla Íde Naofa, Raheenagh - 8.30pm (063) 83138 / (069) 85213 €10
Monday, October 22nd ENNIS, Cois na hAbhna - 8.30pm (065) 682 4276 / (086) 826 0300 or coisnahabhna@comhaltas.net €10
Tuesday, October 23rd LIXNAW, Ceolann, Lixnaw - 8pm (086) 164 2373 €12
Wednesday, October 24th CORK, Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig - 8.30pm (087) 202 8638 or diarmuid@ocathasaigh.com €10
Thursday, October 25th BANAGHER, Coláiste na Sionnaine - 8pm (086) 258 2186 €10
Friday, October 26th CASHEL, Brú Ború Cultural Centre - 8pm (087) 254 7412 or eolas@bruboru.ie €12
Saturday, October 27th DUBLIN, Clasac, Clontarf, Dublin 3 - 8:30pm (01) 836 3060 or eolas@clasac.ie €10

Artistes

The 2012 Tour will include the following talented traditional performers:

Name From Instrument
Alice Fitzgerald Co.PhortLáirge Bean A’Tí/Amhránaí
Noel Battle Co. na hIarmhí Orgán Béil
Shane Keating Co. Chorcaí Píob Uilleann
Emer Toale Baile Átha Cliath Cruit/Pianó
Lorraine McMahon Co. Lú Fidil
Joseph Keane Co. Laoise Bosca Ceoil
Elaine Reilly Co. Longfoirt Bainseó
Róisín Broderick Co. na Gaillimhe Consairtín/Fidil
Clare Heffernan Co. Luimnigh Feadóg Mhór/Feadóg
Aisling Vaughan Co. Chorcaí Rinceoir/Consairtín
Christin Mulcahy Co. Luimnigh Rinceoir/Consairtín
Martin Murphy Co. Longfoirt Bainisteoir
McElligotts Trá Lí Fuaim

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