RTE Radio 1 Céilí House LIVE from Wexford

RTE Radio 1's Céilí House presenter Kieran Hanrahan invites you to join him at the National Opera House, Wexford on St Patrick's Day for an extended live broadcast of the show. He promises a lively show, jam-packed with great music and chat. With Wexford bidding to host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann there will be a focus on the county's rich musical tradition. The show will feature singer, musician and tv presenter Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh accompanied by singer / guitarist Gerry O’Beirne and former lead singer of Solas Niamh Varian-Barry. Also performing is the fiddle-playing wizard that is Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Ace Wexford uilleann piper Mark Redmond will be there as will legendary harmonica playing duo John & Pip Murphy. Every Céilí House aims to put the spotlight on local traditional music. This one will include a focus on some of Wexford’s rising young stars. The hugely impressive Gorey-based Cairde Cheoil Harp Ensemble brings together some of Wexford’s top young harpists. There will be award-winning grupaí cheoil from Carrig-on-Bannow, Craanford and Gorey, along with talented musicians from around the county. With such a fabulous array of talent on offer this is sure to be a St Patrick's Day show to remember. Tickets (€15 pp / €10 child) now on sale at the National Opera House. Concession prices available for Comhaltas members, families and groups. Tel 053 9122144. Book online https://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on. Event updates: https://www.facebook.com/wexfordcomhaltas

Sat 17th Mar 2018