We are delighted to announce that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins will address a special concert ‘Mórtas Cine’ (Pride of People and of Place) on Friday night, Feb 16th, at Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh. The concert will showcase Corca Dhuibhne’s music and song, dance and poetry along with music from other areas. Young and old will feature including Ben Ó Loinsigh, Glór, Ruairí Ó hÓgáin, Victoria Breathnach, and Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich as well as Nell Ní Chróinín, Allan MacDonald and Rosie McKenzie with special guests.
The concert starts at 8pm sharp on Friday February 16th in Halla na Feothanai. Tickets will be available at the official opening of Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh on Wednesday 14th Feb in Áras Bhréanainn, (Comharchumann)Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, at the information desk in Ceann Sibéal Hotel 9am-5pm Thursday and Friday 15/16 Feb, and on the door on the night. Tickets cost €15 and €10 for children and senior citizens.
Simultaneous translation of the Presidents’ address will be provided.