Raidió na Gaeltachta Concert in Derry

Raidió na Gaeltachta Concert in Derry

This Thursday, 19 April Raidió na Gaeltachta will hold a celebratory concert in Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in Derry as part of the station’s forty year anniversary celebrations.

Niall Murphy, Fintan Mulholland, Niall McCrickard, Ciarán Hanna, Declan Magee, Dermot Mulholland of the band Ioscaid.

This Thursday, 19 April Raidió na Gaeltachta will hold a celebratory concert in Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in Derry as part of the station’s forty year anniversary celebrations. The concert is part of the Celtic Media Festival taking place in the city starting today.

Among the performers are the Derry group Ioscaid, BBC 2 Young Folk Award winners 2012 and the first group to bring the Siansa Gael Linn trophy to Ulster.

Other performers at the concert are as follows:

Dónal McCague (fidil)
Darren Breslin (bosca ceoil)
Fearghal Mac Uiginn (portaireacht béil)
Ciarán and Karen Carlin (feadóg mhór agus fidil)
Marcas Ó Murchú (feadóg mhór)
Brian Sutherland and Philip Crickare (fidléirí)
Dick Mag Gabhann (bosca ceoil), Padaí Ó Mianáin (feadóg stáin) and Cór Gaeilge Dhoire
Ciarán Ó Ceallaigh (bosca ceoil and giotár) and Muiris Ó Brolcháin (fidil, píobaí)
Ryan O’Donnell (bascúcaí)
Sean-nós dancers, Joe Mag Uiginn and Mary Nic Uiginn

Bean an Tí for the night is Edel Ní Chuireáin, Ceannaire RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and the producer is Neansaí Ní Choistealbha, the station’s Music Editor. The concert will be recorded and broadcast on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta at 7pm on Friday 27 April.  

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Published on 18 April 2012

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