2016 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland, Macalla na hÉireann

Date
8 October 2016–21 October 2016
Time
11:00 PM
2016 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland, Macalla na hÉireann

Macalla na hÉireann, the 2016 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will visit 14 venues between the 9th and 22nd of October. The annual Tour featured 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 which appeals to both the connoisseurs and peripheral fans of Irish traditional entertainment.

Macalla na hÉireann 2016 is generously sponsored by:

Venues

Date Time (pm) Location Venue Contact
Oct-09 8:00 Dublin Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Monkstown 01 2800295,
Oct-10 8:00 Strokestown Percy french hotel 086 8848444
Oct-11 8:00 Gurteen Ceoláras Coleman 071 9182599,
Oct-12 8:00 Omagh Dún Uladh Regional Centre +44 2882242777,
Oct-13 8:00 Dundalk Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol 042 9328887,
Oct-14 8:00 Tullamore GAA Social Centre 087 2653586
Oct-15 8:00 Castlewellan Dún Éigse / The Lodge Cultural Centre 044 07743487034
Oct-16 8:00 Ennis Cois na hAbhna 065 6824276 / 086 8260300,
Oct-17 8:00 Cavan Town Farnham Arms Hotel 087 2977183
Oct-18 8:00 Tralee Siamsa Tíre 066 712 3055, siamsatire.com
Oct-19 8:00 Clonakilty Rossmore Theatre 087 7414763
Oct-20 8:00 Youghal Brú Na Sí brunasi.ie
Oct-21 8:00 Cashel Brú Ború Cultural Centre 062 61122,
Oct-22 8:00 Clontarf Clasaċ 01 8363060,

Performers

Name Location Role
Dick Beamish Cork Fear An Tí
Emma Corbett Waterford Melodeon & Button Accordion
Ciara Fox Tyrone Singer
Finbarr English Tipperary Fiddle
Sandra Walsh Cork Banjo & Mandolin
Shirley Rogers Roscommon Flute & Whistle
Claire Ann Kearns Offaly Fiddle & Button Accordion
Ciarán Mac Gearailt Kildare Flute
Colm Slattery Tipperary Button Accordion, Melodeon & Piano
Fergus Bogue Cavan Button Accordion
Jack Mac Partlin Tipperary Uilleann Pipes
Sinead Mulqueen Clare Concertina & Piano
John Joyce Galway Sean Nós Dancer
Aine McDermott Cavan Dancer
Aoife McEntee Cavan Dancer
Muireann O’Dwyer Tipperary Harp
Eddie Murphy Limerick Manager
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