Comhaltas Tour Of Britain 2011 - Echoes Of Erin

2 February 2011, 12:02 PM GMT

Comhaltas Tour Of Britain 2011 - Echoes Of Erin

– Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain 2011

The Annual Comhaltas Tour of Britain Echoes of Érin starts its tour of Britain on Friday, February 26th in Manchester. 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 2010.

The 2011 Tour is sponsored by Tourism Ireland.

Venues to be visited by the 2011 tour are as follows:

Date Location Contact
Sunday 20th February Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Co. Dublin 01 280 0295 or
Saturday 26th February Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester I.W.H.C.: 0161 205 4007 / Michelle O’Leary: 0161 202 1515
Sunday 27th February St. Micheal’s Irish Centre, Liverpool St. Michael’s Irish Centre: 0151 263 1808 / Chris Boland: 0151 281 2703/0755 246 5191
Monday 28th February Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne The Irish Centre: 0191 261 0384
Tuesday 1st March St. Patrick’s Church, Leicester Brian Smith: 011 628 77481 / Peter Quinlan: 0773 876 7753 / 0133 281 1389
Wednesday 2nd March Milton Keynes Irish Centre, Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Irish Centre: 0190 837 5978 / Mary Charlwood: 0798 608 9898
Thursday 3rd March St. Joseph’s Parish Centre, Luton Sean McDonagh: 0158 259 7204 / Frank Heggarty: 0158 259 7204
Friday 4th March The Ferns Club, Newport Willie Cowen: 0129 142 5880 / Noreen Johnstone: 0163 327 6347 / Dave Murphy: 0292 075 5208
Saturday 5th March Haringey Irish Centre, London Michael Nevin: 0208 360 3011 / Thomas Beaumont: 0207 352 5988 / Pat Connelly: 0208 904 7967


The 2011 Tour will include the following talented traditional performers:

Name From Instrument
Seán Norman Uibh Fhailí Fear an Tí
Róisín Ryan Ciarraí Bean a’Tí/Amhránaí
Michael Curran Tír Eoghain Bosca Ceoil
Séamus Fay An Cabhán Amhránaí/Portaireacht
Fionn Morrison Baile Átha Cliath Píb Uilleann
Bernadette Nic Aoidh Muineachán Cruit
Ciara Faber New Zealand Rinceoir
Avril Murphy An Iarmhí Rinceoir
Mark Nestor An Clár Rinceoir
Breda Shannon Ros Comáin Consairtín
Shauna Sweeney Muineachán Fidil
Killian Shannon An Clár Bainseó
Marie Walsh Gaillimh Bosca Ceoil
Maura Walsh Ciarraí Consairtín/Fidil
Órlaith McAuliffe London Feadóg Mhór
McElligotts Ciarraí Fuaim
Jim Teevan An Cabháin Bainisteoir

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