2014 Comhaltas Tour of Canada Echoes of Erin

11 September 2014, 9:09 AM GMT

2014 Comhaltas Tour of Canada Echoes of Erin

The Comhaltas Tour of Canada - Echoes of Erin starts on Wednesday October 8th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. For audiences in Canada, the Echoes of Erin tour provides 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 of music, song and dance. These are the same performers who have already thrilled audiences throughout the length and breadth of Ireland during the Comhaltas Irish Tour 2013 and the UK in early 2014 during Echoes of Erin Tour of Britain.

The 2014 Comhaltas Tour of Canada is sponsored by Tourism Ireland.

Venues to be visited by the 2014 tour are as follows:

Date Time Location Venue Contact
Oct-05 8:30 pm Dublin (Ireland) An Chulturlann, Monkstown Tel: (01) 280-0295 [email protected]
Oct-08 7:30 pm Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Holy Family Cathedral, 123 Nelson Road Tel: 306 955-3599 306 382-4443 306 374-6966
Oct-09 8:00 pm Regina, Saskatchewan Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert Street 306 757-5951 [email protected]
Oct-10 7:30 pm Manitou, Manitoba Manitou Opera House, 325 Main Street Tel: 204 242-2727 204 242-2794 [email protected]
Oct-11 8:00 pm Winnipeg, Manitoba West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue Tel: 204 783-6918 204 791-5374 [email protected]
Oct-15 7:30 pm Shannon, Quebec Shannon Community Centre, 75Gosford Road Tel: 418 844-1083 418 844-0033 [email protected]
Oct-17 7:30 pm Killaloe, Ontario Festival Hall, 401 Isabella Street, Pembroke Tel: 613 757-2300 613 401-5194 [email protected]
Oct-18 8:00 pm Peterborough, Ontario Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St Tel: 705 775-1503 705 772-2881 [email protected]
Oct-19 2:00 pm Toronto, Ontario Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Secondary School Tel: 416 267-5620 [email protected] [email protected]

For further information please contact Tour Coordinator Anne McConnell-Strong at 616 546 7107 - [email protected]


Dic Béimis (Cork) | Fear A’ Tí

Eibhlín Ní Bhrúdair (Limerick) | Singer

Anna Sheehan (Limerick) | Harp

Rebecca McCarthy-Kent (Waterford) | Fiddle

Maggie Maguire (Fermanagh) | Fiddle

Andrew Beirne (Australia/Leitrim) | Flute/Tin Whistle

Sharon Connell (Galway) | Button Accordion

Darragh Ó Héiligh (Louth) | Uilleann Pipes/Bodhran

Clara Mannion (Waterford) | Concertina

Clíona Halley (Cork) | Concertina and Dancer

Fernando Marcos (Argentina) | Dancer

Conor Walsh (Sligo) | Dancer

Aisling Newe (Tipperary) | Dancer

Cara Hegarty (Cork) | Dancer

Ken Ó Héiligh (Louth) | Tour Manager

Posted By Eolas

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