2015 Tour Schedule

  Jul 05 Backrakin Album and Tallaght records website launch
National School Miltown Malbay Co Clare
  Jul 06-11 Willie Clancy week, Miltown Malbay Co Clare
Teaching tin whistle and playing Concert
  18-20 Music under the mountains festival Hollywood Co Wicklow
Giving tin whistle workshops
     


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PAST TOUR DATES

2014 Schedule

Apr 26  » Tullamore, Co. Offaly Colaiste Choilm Secondary School
11 - 4pm - Giving Tin whistle workshop

May 1-4  » 4th Bono Music School, Brittany, France
Teaching tin whistle and playing concert

Jul 6-14  » 14th Willie Clancy Summer School
Teaching tin whistle and playing Concert

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2013 Schedule

Jan 26-27 » The Centre Culturel Irlandais festival -- Paris, France
Giving tin whistle workshops

May 3-6
» Feile chois cuain Louisburgh, County Mayo
Giving master classes on tin whistle and playing concert


Jul 07
» CD Launch entitled "Catch The Air" at Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay Co Clare. Catch the air on the Cló lar Chonnachta label launch at ST JOSEPH'S SECONDARY SCHOOL AT 4.30 PM

Jul 7-15
» Willie Clancy Week -- Miltown Malbay Co Clare
Giving tin whistle workshops and playing concert


Aug 8-14
» Kilcar Co Donegal -- Kilcar Fleadh
Giving tin whistle workshops and playing gigs


Sep 02
» Radio Interview with Gavin broadcasted on Ken Tuohy's Show
"Trad at Heart" on 103.2 Dublin City FM, Monday 9:00pm

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2012 Schedule

Apr 25 » The singers Club, The stags Head -- Dublin
with Derdrie Smyth fiddle amd Alan Burke guitar, Vocals

May 08-09
» Labadoux Festival -- Belguim
with guests Alan burke: Guitar/Vocals, Derdrie Smyth: fiddle and Domnick Keogh: bodhran

Jul 08-16
» Willie Clancy summer school -- Miltown Malbay Co Clare
Giving tin whistle workshops and Concert

Jul 17-19
» Waterford -- Dungarvan Irish music festival
Giving Tin whistle workshops and playing gigs

Jul 21-28
» Tocane Irish music festival -- Saint Apre, France
Giving Tin Whistle workshops and playing Concerts

Jul 27-29
» San Giovanni Lupatoto -- Verona Italy
guest with Inisheer

Aug 08-14
» Kilcar Co Donegal -- Kilcar fleadh
Giving tin whistle workshops and playing gigs
 

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2011 Schedule

Jul 09-16 » Willie Clancy summer school Miltown Malbay Co Clare
Giving tin whistle workshops and Concert

Jul 19 » The Steeple Sessions. Unitarian Church St. Stephen's Green D2
With guest Alan Burke guitar and Vocals.

Aug 08-14 » Kilcar Co Donegal Kilcar fleadh
Giving tin whistle workshops and playing gigs

Oct 17-18 » Limerick University - Giving tin whistle masterclass

Dec 18 » "Homelands" Album Launch, The Belgard Inn, Tallaght Dublin
with guests Derdrie Smyth fiddle, Alan Burke guitar/Vocals
 

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2010 Schedule

Mar 01-03 » Feile Na Deise Festival, Dungarvan, Co Waterford, The Lady Beille 
with Barra McAillster Flute, Pauraig o Neill Fiddle and Paul Brown guitar

Mar 07 » Tin whistle workshop in Jobstown Primary school.
Part of Seacht na Gaeilge week 

Mar 09 » Hour long live radio show with Frank Phelan on Dublin 96 fm west Dublin
access radio. Having a chat and playing tunes from with guitar player Paul Brown.

Mar 12 » Concert, Ionad Culthura Balvourney, Co cork 
with Domnick Keogh bodhran, Dedrie Smyth fiddle, and Alan Burke Vocals/guitar 

May 01-03 » Feile Na Deise Festival, Dungarvan, Co Waterford, The Lady Beille 
with Barra McAillster Flute, Pauraig o Neill Fiddle and Paul Brown guitar

Jul 02-09 » Willie Clancy Summerschool Miltown Malbay Co Clare  
Giving Whistle workshop and playing concert

Aug 08-14 » Kilcar Co Donegal, Kilcar Fleadh.
Giving Tin whistle workshops and playing gigs 

Sep 25 » Music Under The Mountains Festival, Hollywood Co Wicklow,
 tin whistle workshop

Oct 04-05 » Limerick University - Giving tin whistle masterclass

Oct 23 » The Return to Fingal festival, The Seamus Ennis Centre, Naul, Co Dublin
Giving Tin Whistle workshop from 2-5 and playing session

Nov 28 » The Belgard Pub Tallaght, Dublin
Book launch with guests Alan Burke guitar/vocals and Dedrie Smyth fiddle

Dec 30 » Folk Club, The Patriots Inn, Kilmanmham, Dublin
with guests Alan burke guitar/vocals and Dedrie Smyth fiddle

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2009 Schedule

Jan 28 » 1st Temple Bar Trad Festival
Feb 04-11 » Evansville, IN - Evansville Auditorium
Feb 13 » Saint Paul, MN - Theater at Xcel
Feb 14 » Milwaukee, WI - Milwaukee Theatre
Feb 15 » Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
Feb 17 » Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
Feb 18 » Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
Feb 20 » Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
Feb 21 » Indianapolis, IN - Murat Centre
Feb 22 » Indianapolis, IN - Murat Centre
Feb 24 » Louisville, KY - Louisville Palace Theatre
Apr 22 » University of Limerick -- Teaching a Tin whistle Masterclass

Jul 05-11 » Willie Clancy Summer School - Miltown Malbay Co Clare
Teaching tin whistle workshops and concert

Jul 12-18 » South Sligo Summer school, Tuppercurry
Teaching tin whistle classes and concert

Oct 02 » WHELANS Album launch Wexford st Dublin
with guests Donnacha Moynihan guitar, Dominick keogh -bodhran

Oct 03 » Tinhealy Courthouse Co Wicklow
with guests Dan Carollo - guitar Dedire Smyth - fiddle and Tony Quinn guitar

Oct 09-12 » Feile Frank Mcgann Festival, Strockstown, Roscommon
Teaching tin whistle and Recital

Oct 17 » Aras Chronain Clondalkin, Dublin
Teaching tin whistle workshop and concert

Oct 22 » The Des Carty Sessions, Album Launch,The Belgard Inn, Tallaght, Dublin
Nov 15 » Christchurch Catherdal Co Waterford
with guests Dedire Smyth and Danny Moran -guitar
 

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2008 Schedule

» Apr 27-July, 2008 - Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Residency with Guitarist and singer James Reily

» July 07-14, 2008 - Miltown Malabay, Co Clare
Willie Clancy week - Teaching Tin Whistle classes and recital

» July 13-19, 2008 - South Sligo, Tubbercurry - Giving Tin Whistle lessons and Concert
Summer School

» Oct 9-12, 2008 - Srokestown, Roscommon
Feile Frank Mcgann Festival - Teaching Tin whistle and Recital

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2007 Schedule

» December 29 - Emmas World Music Festival, Sardinia, Italy
   With Guests Daire Braken - fiddle, Aogan Lynch - concertina and Danny Moran - guitar

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Oct 22 - Whelans Wexford St - With guests Tony Byrne - guitar and Tony Quinn - bodhran
»
August 25-27 - Verona, Italy - With guests Aogan Lynch - Concertina, Daire Braken, fiddle
   and Danny Moran - Moran

»
July 7-14 - Willie Clancy Week, Miltown Malbay Co Clare
   Teaching tin whistle and Concert

»
June 24 - Civic Theathre, Tallaght
   Concert with guests, Aogan Lynch - concertina, Michellie
   O' Brian fiddle and Danny Moran guitar.
» Feburary 24-26 - The Micho Russell Festival, Doolin Co Clare.
   Concert and sessions with Liam Meehan-guitar
» Feburary 15-18 - Mulligans Amsterdam.
   with guests, Danny Moran - guitar vocals, Andy Leighton
   fiddle and Barra McAllister - Flute
» Janurary 25-28 - The temple Bar Trad Festival - Dublin

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2006 Schedule

» December 20-23 - Concerts in Verona, Italy.
» December 15-17 - Germany, Hamburg
   CD Launch with guests Gerry Hennesy - guitar and Danny Mcgovern - bodhran

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October 28 - The Des Carty sessions Giving tin whistle workshop and session
»
September 24 - Dublin Fringe Festivial, The Spiegeltent. with Andy Leighton - fiddle,
   Geo  viscardi - percussion and dJ - Keith o Reilly.

»
September 23 - Music Under the Mountains Festivial Hollywood, Co Wicklow - Tin Whistle
   workshop and session

»
August 21 - New CD launch -Whelans (Wexford St.) with guests
   Donnacha Moynihan - guitar - Tristean Rosenstock - bodhran - Phil Callery - singing.

»
August 3-6 - Mulligans. Amsterdam,
» August 3 - Recording for TG4 Irish music programme Geantraí in Smyths Pub, Ranelagh,
    Dublin, with guitarist Paul Doyle.

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July 16 - interview with Gavin broadcasted on Aine Hensey's show The Late Session
   on RTE Radio 1 Sunday at 10PM

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July 1-9 - Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltwon Mabay, Co Clare.
    Teaching Tin whiistle workshops and recitial

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June 24-25 - Fleadh Amhran agus Rince Castlewellan, Co Down Tin whistle workshop
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April 18-19 - Giving Tin Whistle workshops in University of Limerick.
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Janurary 24-26 The Micho Russell Festival, Doolin, Co Clare.

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2005 Schedule

» November 22 - Scoil namh iosaf, Baltinglass Co Wicklow. Giving Workshops and recitial
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August 29-31 - Tomastown Traditional Music Festivial, Kilkenny
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July 21-24  - Phil Murphy Weekend, Carraig-on-Bannow - Tin Whistle Workshops, sessions
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July2–10 - Willie Clancy week, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare - Tin Whistle Workshops & Recitial
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May 13–15 - Skeries Traditional Music Festivial. Giving Tin Whistle Worshops and recitial
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March 24 - Sult (The Castle inn) With Tony Byrne – Guitar
» Feburary 18 - Benefit concert for Chapelzaird Resedency Committee With Paul Doyle,
   Guitar Alongside Traditional Band Providence
» Januuary 1–31 - Months Resedecy in McGurks St Luais, Missouri USA With Darren Malony,
   Banjo and Tim O Shea – Guitar and Vocals.

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2004 Schedule

» November – 20th and 21st Inshoween, Culdaff- Co Donegal
   Tin Whistle Workshops and Recitial.

» German Tour - Gavin Whelan & Tim O' Shea
   Wed 29. 10 Schwarzenberg
   Thu 30.10 Burg Stolpen
   Fri 31.10 Jena 
   Sat 01.11 Bad Salzungen
   Sun 02.11 Freyburg
   Tue 04.11 Nossen 
   Wed 05.11 Geithain
   Thurs 06.11 Weimar
   Fri 07.11 Eisenach
   Sat 08.11 Zickra
   Sun09.11 Meerane
   Tue11.11 Altenburh 
   Wed12.11 Erfurt
   Thur13.11 Gotha
   Fri14.11 Pobnec
   Sat15.11 Klaffenbach
   Sun16.11 Lichtenwalde

» October Giving Tin Whistle Workshops and recitial in Unaversity of Limerick
   (MA in Irish Music Performance)

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September 23–25 Music under the mountains Hollywood Co Wicklow, Tin Whistle Workshops.
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August 21 - Beo Celtic Music Festivial,NCH with Guitarist Liam Meehan & Carlos Nunez
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August 6–8 - Feakle Traditional Music Festival, Co Clare.
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July 1-Augut 3 - Tomastown Traditional Music Festival, Kilkenny
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July 26-1 August  - Scoil Acla, Achill Island, Teaching and Recitial
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July 5t-11 - Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay Co Clare. Teaching and Recitial.
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June 25-27 - Chris Langan Summer School. Rush Co Dublin, Teaching.
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March 6-12 - Gavin Whelan & Tim o' Shea), St Patricks Festival, Chicago, USA
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March 11 – Priviate Function
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March 12 - Chief o Neills 9- 12 midnight
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March 13 - Irish Oak 3.30-6.30pm
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March 13 - Irl/US Heritage Centre 6.30-8,30pm
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March 13 - Abbey 9-12 midnight
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March 14 - Heartland Café
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March 15 - Chief O’ Neills 6-9pm
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March 17 - IRL /US Heritage Centre 12.30-3pm
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March 17 –Abbey 3.30-7.30pm
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March 18 - martyrs, supporting Lunasa
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March 20 – Heartland Café
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Irish Tour dates: 10 24 May 2004
   Music Network Best of Irish Traditional Music Tour - 'Rising Stars of Traditional Music'
   Gavin Whelan, whistles and pipes, Donnacha Moynihan, guitar, Zoë Conway, fiddle,
   Aogán Lynch, concertina

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May 11 - Market House, Monaghan
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May 12 - Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
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May 13 - Bank of Ireland Arts Centre, Dublin
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May 14 - St. Francis Church of Ireland, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow
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May 16 - Venue TBC, Kilkenny
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May 17 - Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford
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May 19 - Russell Cultural Heritage Centre, Doolin, Co. Clare
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May 20 - Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

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2003 Schedule

» Tim O' Shea and Gavin Whelan. German Tour'' Oct 28 Nov 16 2003
   We. 29 10. Schwarzenberg
   Th. 30. 10. Burg Stolpen
   Fri. 31.10. Jena
   Sat. 01.11. Bad Salzungen
   Su. 02.11. Freyburg
   Tu. 04.11. Nossen
   We. 05.11.Geithain
   Thur 06.11.Weimar
   Fri 07.11. Eisenach
   Sat 08.11. Zickra
   Sun 09.11. Meerane
   Tue 11.11. Altenburg
   Wed 12..11 Erfurt
   Thu 13.11. Gotha
   Fri 14.11. Pobnec
   Sat 15.11 Klaffenbach
   Sun 16.11. Lichtenwalde

» 14.10. The Blackbird Folk Club The Cobblestone, Smithfield.
»
Beo National Concert. The John Field Room.
   With Shane McGowan - Guitar and Neill Lyons Bodhran

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August, Lapua Folk Festival, Finland.
   With Guests Joe Brennan – Guitar/vocals Neill Lyons- Bodhrán and Darren Maloney – Banjo.

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19.07 – 26.07 Teaching at Joe Mooney summer School, Drumshamboo, Co Leitrim.
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17.07 – 19.07 Mulligans, Amsterdam.
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11.07 Folk Festival Gutinbrunn Austria.
   With Tony Byrne- Guitar, Neill Lyons – Bodhran, and Kirran Kissane- Accordian.

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July. 11.07 – 14.07 Willie Clancy Summer, Miltown Malbay
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28.03 Chris Langan Summer School, Rush Co Dublin.
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June 02.03 – 24.03 McGurks, St. Louis, Kansas USA
   With Darren Maloney- Banjo and Owen Scott – Guitar and Vocals

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May- The Cobbleststone Smithfield.
   Aras Chronain. Clondalkin. With Guests. Tony Byrne-Guitar, Neill Lyons – Bodhran,
   Liam O Connor- Fiddle, and Sean Garvey – Singing.

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April The Mill, Co Kildare.
With Guests. Tony Byrne - Guitar, Neill Lyons –Bodhrán and Aogán Lynch – Concertina.

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March 15.03 The Lobby, Co Cork
   With Guests. Donnacha Moynihan – Guitar, Tony Quinn Bodhran, and Aogán Lynch- Concertina.

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Janurary. Murphys Irish Festival Tel a Viv, Isreal
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9.01 Camlot. Tel a Viv
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10.01Workshop and Concert. Hertzila
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11.01 Yello Submarine. Jarusalom
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12.01 Cinemateque Tel a Viv.

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2002 Schedule

» Music Of the Northlands Tour
   October 20.10 Det Bruunske Pakhus (Denmark)
   21 10.Nordens Hus (Faro Island)
   22.10.Eysturoy (Faro Island)
   23.10.SEMINIAR at carl Neilsen Academy of Music, Odense (Denmark)
   25.10.Stallet, Stockholm (Sweden)
   26.10.Tre Byttor, Torshalla, Eskilstuna (Sweden)
   31.10.Keski-pohjanmaan Konservatorio. Kokkola ( Finland)
   01.11. Haapavesi Folk, Haapavesi (Finland)
   02.11. Chamber Music Hall, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki,
   03.11.SEMINAR vinje Kulturskule, Rauland, (Norway)
   04.11. Smuget. Oslo (Norway)
   05.11. Hudtingdon Hall, Worcestershire (England)
   07.11. Folk Beyond the Pier, Assembly Room, Norwich (England)
   08,11. Folk in the Fall, Purcell Room, London South Bank with Brodrick (England)
   09.11.Glór Irish Music Centre, Clare (Ireland)

» September 2002
   Music under the mountain Festival, Holywood, Co Wicklow. Workshop and concert.

» Irish Festival in Finland
   27.9 Tahtipyara. Haapavesti. 21.00.
   28.9 Kansantaiteen Keskus. Kaustinen. 20.00.
   29.9 Rav. Tervasoihtu. Oulu. 20.00.
   30.9 Kahvila Kaukametsa, Lapua. 20.00.
   01.9 Irish Bar Dan. Aanekaski, 21.00.
   02.9 Klubi, Tulikamari. Tampere. 19.00.
   03.9 O’malley’s Irish Bar. Helsinki. 21.00.
   04.9 Tavastia – Klubi. Helsinki. 21.00.
   05.9 Saatamo. Turku. 21.00.

» August 23.8 Towersy Villiage Folk Festival (England)

» May Tour 2002 - With Tony Byrne-Guitar, Aogán Lynch- Concertina, Neill Lyons-Bodhran,
   Phill   Callery – Singing
   Athlone Folk Club
   The Sprit Store, Dundalk
   Culturlann Belfast
   The Lobby, Co Cork
   Wexford Arts Centre
   Hollywood Wicklow
   The Cobblestone Smithfield

» March – The Lobby (Co Cork) With Guests Donnacha Moynihan (Guitar). Tony Quinn – (Bodhran)
»
Feburary 20-21 - UCC Trad Festivial - The Next Generation Concert
   The Lobby (Co Cork) With Guests Tony Byrne (Guitar) and Neill Lyons (Bodhran)

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2001 Schedule

» November 11th –15th 2001 : The Ennis Trad Festivial The Gavin Whelan Band Zoe Conway-
   (Fiddle) – Neill Lyons - (Bodhran) Tony Byrne- (Guitar)

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August : Whelans (Wexford st.) with guests Shane McGowan-(guitar) Zoe Conway (fiddle)Neill  
    Lyons-(Bodhran) Phil Callery (vocals)

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July : Arás Chronain(Clondalkin) With Guests Joe Brennan (Guitar) Neill Lyons (Bodhran) Liam
   O' Connor (Fiddle) Phil Callery (Vocals)

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June : Celtic Note Music Store Nassau St, Dublin With Guests- Joe Brennan –Guitar - Finbarr
    Naughton- Mandolin and Fiddle

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June : Fury’s Sheela na Gig, Bridge St. Co Sligo. With Guests -Tony Byrne (Guitar). Tony Quinn
   (Bodhran)

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May : The Santurary- (Ennis) With guests, Joe Brennan – (Guitar) Liam o Connor (fiddle)
   Tony Quinn (Bodhran) – Phil Callery – (vocals)

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April : CD Launch Cobblestones, Smithfield With guests, Donnacha Moynihan (guitar) Neill
    Lyons (bodhran) Zoe Conway (Fiddle) Finbarr Naughton (mandolin), Aogán Lynch (Concertina)
    Neilli Weldon (Vocals )

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April : Open House (TV Show) With Guests, Shane McGowan – Guitar, Tony Quin - Bodhrán
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April : Vicker St (The Sheltar) With Guests, Tony Byrne (Guitar) Neill Lyons (Bodhran)

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2000 Schedule

Sept 24-Oct 3 » Irish festival in Finland with Band Sinnook
May » Recording for RTE music series 'The High Reel' with Eoin O Neill -bouzouki

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1999 Schedule

November » supporting Altan at the Olympia theatre in Dublin
with Mick broderick (bouzouki) and Tristean Rosenstock (bodhran)
October
» The Harcourt Hotel, Dublin with Dal Riada
October
» Irish Festival in Finland With Dal Riada
Oct 27
» Tahtipyara Haapavesti
Oct 28
» Kansantaiteen keskus Kaustinen
Oct 29
» Rav tervasoihtu Oulu
Oct 30
» Kahivla Kaukametsa Lapua
  01
» Irish Bar Dan Aanekeski
  02
» Klubi Tulika Tampare
  03
» O Malleys Irish Bar Helsinki
  04
» Tavaista Klubi Helisnki
  05
» Saatamo Turku
September
» Clasac concerts, The National Concert hall, Dublin with Dal Riada
September
» Eamonn Dorans, Temple Bar. Dublin with Myles Farell (Bouzouki)
and Neill Lyons (Bodhran)
August
» The Ceili House, Lurgan with Dal Riada

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1998 Schedule

June 3-5 » Humours of Bandon Festival Co Cork with Dal Riada
May 22-30
» The Fleadh Nua Ennis, Co Clare with Dal Riada
March 7
» The Stray Leaf Folk Club Mullaghbawn, Co Armagh With Dal Riada
Feburary
» UCC Trad on Campus, Co Cork With Dal Riada
Janurary
» Aras Chronain Clondalkin, Co Dublin With Dal Riada

 

 

 


 

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