Top Irish ballad singers Sons of Erin will appear in the Coachman’s Inn, Roscommon on Saturday night next. The group has gained a strong following in the west in recent years and fans of Irish folk music will no doubt be heading towards Castle Street on Saturday night. The Sons of Erin is made up of a number of very experienced musicians, including Paul Watchorn, on vocals, banjo and guitar, Sonny Kavanagh on vocals and guitar and Shay Kavanagh on bass and vocals. Shay was a member of Dublin City Ramblers for over 12 years, while Paul Watchorn’s brother Pat was the main singer with the Dublin City Ramblers for 30 years. The band captures the best of the bardic tradition and have released a number of popular CDs, including ‘Freedom Once Again’, ‘Salute to Ireland’, ‘Acoustic Love Songs’, ‘Both Sides of the Ocean’ and ‘Legends’. See them at the Coachman’s Inn, Castle Street, Roscommon, on Saturday night.