Usher's Island

A veritable supergroup comprising of some of the most respected and admired traditional players in Irish music with John Doyle, Mike McGoldrick, Dónal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Paddy Glackin.


One of Ireland’s leading traditional Irish ensembles, Danú's concerts are a glorious mix of high-energy performance, ancient Irish music and breathtaking songs.


Deeply rooted in the tradition, FourWinds produce an exciting landscape of tunes and lyrics that present Irish traditional music in a modern and creative context.

Seamus Begley & Tim Edey

Seamus Begley and Tim Edey perform a wild selection of polkas and slides from the south west of Ireland matched with expressive and tender singing.

An Irish Musical Journey

Bill Whelan’s Riverdance: A Symphonic Suite and Shaun Davey’s The Brendan Voyage featuring legendary uillean piper Liam O’ Flynn, Oulu Symphony Orchestra and Irish conductor David Brophy.

How to Keep an Alien

They met. They fell in love. Now all they have to do is prove it to the government. Sonya Kelly performs a tearfully funny, tender memoir about securing an Irish visa for her Australian partner Kate.

Eamonn Keenan

Legendary storyteller Eamonn Keenan returns to capture your imagination and heart with storytelling for all ages.

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Usher's Island / Danú / Fourwinds
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