2016 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain - Echoes of Erin

Concerts

Date
7 February 2016–19 February 2016
Web
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2016 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain - Echoes of Erin

This presentation by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann commemorates through our Irish song, music and dance, with narration, the long sequence of events that led to the 1916 Rising. It traces the quest for Irish cultural and political independence, beginning with the 1798 Rebellion, moving on to Young Ireland in the 1840s, Fenianism in the 1860s and the Gaelic Revival of the 1880s onwards.

Echoes of 1916 culminates in the Easter Rising which consolidated republicanism as a central part of Irish nationalism.

Echoes of Erin 2016 is a vibrating, colourful show of Irish Traditional Music, Song, Dance and Storytelling

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising

RTÉ Radio 1 Céili House will be broadcasting live this Saturday Night (6th February) from Cultúrlann na hÉireann featuring artists from the CCÉ Echoes of Erin, Tour of Britain group. Tune into RTÉ Radio 1 at 9pm or listen online at rte.ie.

More Info and listen live at: www.rte.ie/radio1/ceilihouse/

Schedule

Feb Venue Contact
7 Dublin, An Chultúrlann, Monkstown, Co. Dublin (01) 280 0295, (8pm)
13 North Yorkshire, Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate 01729 825718, settlevictoriahall.org.uk (8pm)
14 Glasgow, Redhurst Hotel, Giffnock 07708949919 or 07917440447 |[email protected] (7:30pm)
15 Liverpool, St Michael’s Irish Centre 0151 263 1808 (8pm)
16 Leeds, The Leeds Irish Centre, York Road 0113 248 0887 (8pm)
17 Newcastle upon Tyne, 43 Gallowgate 0191 261 0384, www.tynesideirishculture.co.uk (8pm)
18 Milton Keynes, Manor Field 01908 375978, 07986089898 (8pm)
19 London, 50-52 Camden Square 07957 364 516, (8pm)

Artistes

The 2016 Tour will include the following talented traditional performers:

Name Instrument
Séan Ó Sé (Corcaigh) Fear an Tí / Singer / Narrator
Alice Fitzgerald (Port Láirge) Singer / Narrator
Tim Doyle (Baile Átha Cliath) Píob Uilleann
Gráinne Nic Ghiobúin (Luimneach) Cruit
Vincent Murphy (Loch Garman) Bosca Ceoil
Paul Clesham (Maigh Eó) Consairtín
Annette Hannigan (Bedforshire) Bainseó
Fióna Nic Conmara (Baile Átha Cliath) Fidil
Sarah O’ Gorman (Port Láirge) Fidil
Séamus Tierney (Cabhán) Feadóg Mhór
Jana Mc Carthy-Kent (Port Láirge) Feadóg Stáin / Mhór
Séamus Ó Flatharta (Gaillimh) Cruit/Rinceoir
Darragh Hurley (Ciarraí) Rinceoir
Carla Ní hAiniféin (Ciarraí) Rinceoir
Vince Jordan Bainisteoir

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