The Festival Launch is back on Thursday 8th. Sept in The Brook, Portrane @9.00pm
Eamonn Galldubh and friends are back providing the music and you will provide the Craic!
Eamonn Galldubh – uilleann piper
Éamonn Galldubh is an All-Ireland champion with a teaching diploma from Comhaltas Ceoltóirί Éireann as well as a Maters degree in Music Performance with First Class Honours. He learned the traditional piping technique from Dublin pipers Ivan Goff and Mick O’Brien.
Éamonn has performed and recorded with a wide range of artists including Clannad, Riverdance, Moya Brennan, Cara Dillon,Damien Dempsey, Druid Theatre and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.——-
Alan Burke is an Irish singer and songwriter with a wide repertoire of traditional, Gaelic and contemporary songs, on stage mostly performed alone with both powerful and sensitive guitar play. His brand is a very unique voice, clear and full of the typical Celtic excitement, moving his listeners from laughter to tears.
As a session musician, he supported Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Moving Hearts, Altan, Donal Lunny, Davy Spillane, Paddy Glackin, and DeDannan among many others. He fronted the band AFTERHOURS for many years before embarking on a solo career.
Daire Bracken composer and fiddler. As a founding member of the successful bands Slide & Danú he has wowed audiences around the world with his exuberant creative playing and stage presence.His resume includes tours with Stockton’s Wing, Púca, Salsa Celtica, Bray Vista, Hazel O’Connor, Eoghan & Aoife Scott, the Black Family, Ronan Pellen, Niamh Parsons and The Munnelly Band.
Leithinis Donabate Portrane CCÉ is Co. Dublin’s newest branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, founded in 2019 and teaching over 50 students of all ages.