Remembering Tom McCarthy Concert

Clare traditional musician

A concert of traditional music, dancing and singing will be held on Friday, 24th May 8-30pm At the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay to commemorate the life and music of whistle, concertina player and piper Tom McCarthy. All involved are donating their services free and the proceeds of the evening are to go to The Clare Cancer 250 project which is organising to build a day centre for cancer sufferers in Ballygriffey Woods, outside Ennis.

Artists appearing are;
McCarthy Family (Jacqueline, Marion, Bernadette, Tommy), Tom’s grandchildren (Annie-Ruth, Siobhan, Lucy, Maisie, Padrac), Henry Benagh, Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn, Miriam Collins and Clare concertina players, Ollie Conway, Eamon & Geraldine Cotter, Ita Crehan, Angela Crotty, Jackie Daly, Tim Dennehy, Maeve Donnelly, Mick & Jane Flynn, Kitty Hayes, Noel Hill & Brian McGrath, Michael Hynes, Maire & Conor Keane, Tommy Keane, John Kelly, Peter Laban, Tony Linnane, Patrick Lynch, John Lyons, Padraig MacMathuna, Sean MacNamara, Eamon McGivney, Meati Jo Sheamuis O Fatharta, Brid O Donoghue, Sean Talty, Michael Tubridy, The Young Mullagh Set Dancers.

Tickets are €10 each and can be bought from:
Custy’s Traditional Music Shop, Ennis; The Knotted Chord, Ennis; Hurley’s Newsagents, Miltown Malbay and Gleesons of Coore, or at the door on the evening.

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