All Star Concert with Big Star Line Up

THIS Friday night some of Ireland’s Big Star singers will come together for a concert in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.

THIS Friday night some of Ireland’s Big Star singers will come together for a concert in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.

THIS Friday night some of Ireland’s Big Star singers will come together for a concert in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.

This huge night of music is the first event in the lead-up to “The Big Walk”, an 850 mile relay walk from Longford to Lourdes, France in June by local volunteers in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust, which supports children and young adults with special needs.

Rock n Roll Kids Charlie McGettigan and Paul Harrignton will reunite for the night with a superb line up for fans.

Charlie told the paper the concert on April 15 will be “huge” and patrons can expect a “fun” show from Paul and him as well as being blown away by the All star line up on the night.

Sean Keane (Dolores Keane’s brother) will make a rare concert appearance with 2010 solo artist of the year Marc Roberts of Eurovision fame, Paul Gurney, Longford’s Celtic rose soprano Emer Barry, Eimear Reynolds and Donegal singer songwriter Deirdre Doherty will each take their turn on the stage. The concert will be followed by a seisuin in The Bush Hotel and will continue with the best of traditional Irish music session throughout the weekend at Cryans Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon. The weekend of music will include big names in the Trad music world and welcomes everyone with a tune to join in.

Tickets for the All Star Concert are a very reasonable €15 and are available at Garlands or The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon.

For further information about the Big Walk and donation details, please visit www.thebigwalk.ie or call Vinny on (085) 7791567.

COMPETITION WINNER:

The winner of the Leitrim Observer in association with the Bush Hotel and The Big Walk competition for a pair of tickets to the All Star Concert is: Anna McTiernan from Dowra, Co Leitrim.

Anna won a pair of tickets tot he concert after texting int he correct answer to last week’s competition.

Thank you to everyone who entered.