Countdown to South Roscommon Singers Festival

The annual South Roscommon Singers Festival will take place from Thursday, 27th of October to Sunday, 30th of October. The Singers Festival are hosting a Table Quiz this Friday, 21st of October in Murray’s Bar, Knockcroghery at 9 pm. The quiz will have 100 questions on sport, entertainment, politics and general knowledge from the last 100 years, with a top prize of €100. Table of four will cost €40. There will be bonus points and spot prizes galore, and a complimentary plate of curry for all contestants.

  On Thursday, 27th of October the festival will kick off with the ‘Annie McNulty Award’ Presentation Concert, sponsored by the Roscommon People, in Hannon’s Hotel at 8 pm. Music will be provided by Roscommon traditional bands, ‘Gatehouse’ and ‘Coillín’. Guest of Honour for the night will be Frank Brennan. Doors open at 7.30 pm with admission costing €10. The presentation will be followed by an Old-Time/Trad Session in the bar, featuring special guests Elizabeth & Sandy LaPrelle.

  A gospel concert titled, ‘I’ll Fly Away’ will take place in St. Coman’s Church of Ireland on Saturday, 29th of October at 8 pm. At the concert there will be a wide range of gospel songs and spirituals from the American and European musical traditions, featuring: Sandy and Elizabeth LaPrelle, Brigitte and Katel Kloarag, Johnny Johnstons & Liam Loughreys, Trish Nolan, Jack & Angela Plunkett, Rodney Gale and Darren Richmond. Doors open at 7.30 pm.

            Admission is €10 with all proceeds going to the Church Restoration Fund and Singers Festival.

  For further information on the many amazing highlights at the South Roscommon Singers Circle 2016 call 087 9667029, email or visit