Traditional Irish Music
The Gathering Traditional music festival takes place in Killarney, Co. Kerry from 18th - 22nd February 2015. This festival is firmly established as one of the most popular celebrations of Irish song and dance and has grown in strength since its inception way back in 1999. It incorporates a mix of concerts, ceilís, dance workshops, instrument masterclasses, a musical tour of Sliabh Luachra, showcase gigs and storytelling. The list of artists is impressive including The Scattering Concert With Jackie Daly, Matt Cranitch , Geraldine O Callaghan and Paul De Grae, The Unwanted, Kathy Jordan, Seamus O Dowd and Rick Epping. Brogan and Orlaith McAuliffe will appear with A Stor Mo Croi featuring Pauline Scanlon, Eilish Kennedy, John Spillane, Donagh Hennessy, John McSharry and Dónal O Connor
On Saturday 21st February there are two concerts. At 7.30pm there is a Traditional Singers Concert With Meaiti Jo Shéamuis Ó Fláthartha, Tim Dennehy, Sean Garvey, Christy Cronin, Meabh Begley, Pat O’Sullivan, Jim Walsh, and many more. Following this at 9.30 Séan Keane & Band take to the stage as well as Arcady featuring Johnny Ringo McDonagh, Patsy Broderick, Nell Ní Chróinín, Rick Epping, Pete O' Halloran, Conor Keane, Angelina Carberry.
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