New Weekend Special album up for grabs

Fiona Heavey


Fiona Heavey

 New Weekend Special album up for grabs

Weekend Special

The new Irish Supergroup Weekend Special have released their debut album “In The Heart of The Castle” and we have five to give away!

Between them the members of Weekend Special have recorded, shared the stage with or produced the likes of Nick Cave, Mary Black, Glen Hansard, Sherbet, Jim Lauderdale, John Cooper Clarke, Lloyd Cole, Mundy, Billy Bragg and more.
Brothers Rohan and Al (Quiff) Healy played to a television audience of 7 million on The Voice UK Season 5, performed for President Higgins and had countless adventures with The Dublin City Rounders.

There is a local connection to Seán Silke, one of Ireland’s most prolific and talented songwriters. He has racked up over 500 original songs with no signs of stopping. Seán’s compositions are used by country stars Michael English and Mike Denver quick to acknowledge the craft and character of Seán’s work.

Sean Silke's, wife Margaret Giblin is a Drumshanbo native, and both have a great personal connection with the place.
The band is topped off with the smoky soulful strains of the enigmatic Darien Chase.
Weekend Special’s debut album, “In The Heart of The Castle” is out now and is available on all major platforms for streaming and download.

The Leitrim Observer want to give away five CDs of this album to our readers. All you need to do is email your name, address, contact number and answer to

Q: What is the name of Weekend Special's debut album?

Enter before Friday, September 14 at 5pm.