‘From Clare to Here’ concert returns to Culleen Hall

The second From Clare to Here concert takes place in Culleen Hall, Knockcroghery on this Friday night, October 12th.   The concert is organsed by South Roscommon Singers Circle in aid of the South Roscommon Singers Festival, which takes place in Knockcroghery on the October Holiday Weekend. The concert will bring together some of the finest musicians and singers from West Clare, an area renowned the world over for its unique style of music and the very best of what Roscommon has to offer.   Doors will open at 7.30pm and the concert will start at 8 pm sharp. Tickets will be available at the door, or contact: Declan (087) 9667029, Marina (087) 2254695, or Murray’s Bar, Knockcroghery, in advance.   Roscommon Musicians Patsy Hanly (flute), John Wynne and Mossy Martin (flute /whistle and fiddle respectively), Pauline Hanly (singer), Greg O’Donnell (uileann pipes), Johnny Johnston (singer), Niall Desmond (flute), Hazel Murray (piano accordion and flute /whistle) Laura Murray (flute/whistle and bodhrán), and the wonderful Glynn School of Dancing will be joined by West Clare’s best musicians, singers, storytellers and dancers. They include the legendary Michael Mahony (flute/whistle, singer and set dancer) from Miltown Malbay, Peadar Crotty, Kilrush, (flute / whistle), Murt Collins, Kilrush, (comedian, singer and guitarist), Tony Slattery, Kilmihil, (singer), Tony O’Loughlin, Ennistymon, (accordion / whistle), Niamh Casey, Kildysart, (fiddle), Mairead Considine, Doonbeg, (concertina, dancer), Vanessa Millar, Kilmihil, (accordion), Edel Vaughan, Crusheen, (piano) and Joe O’Connor, Miltown Malbay, (storyteller and MC).   This is a rare opportunity to see the best Clare and Roscommon session musicians mix it on a concert stage and for only €10 in the beautifully refurbished surroundings of the acoustically perfect Culleen Hall it will surely be a night to be remembered.