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Zoe Conway and John Mcintyre return to
The Heritage Centre (Holy Trinity Church), Carlingford, Co. Louth
for a Summer Concert Series 2014 which include a different Special guest each week.
27th July Special guest - Pat Coldrick - 3rd Aug Special guest - Padraigin Ni Uallachain - 10th Aug Special guest - Siobhan Manson - 17th Aug Special guest - Lisa Hannigan - 24th Aug Special guest - Mairtin O Connor - 31st Aug Special guest - John Sheahan
Voices From The Merry Cemetery composed by Shaun Davey and featuring Rita Connolly and Liam O'Flynn will be performed in; Sapanta, Romania, on  14th and 15th August and again in Dublin's National Concert Hall on 8th October with the RTE Concert Orchestra.
Stocktons Wing will be performing at The Scariff Harbour Festival this August Weekend.
Sat Aug 2nd 21:30 - Fair Green, Scariff Harbour Festival, Scariff, County Clare
Great news to hear that Maurice Lennon will be performing music from his Brian Boru - The High King of Tara at this year's Milwaukee Irish Fest along with special guests The Willis Clan More Info
A Very Special Nights Music is promised for The Bill Whelan Gala concerts that will take place in Dublin on Friday 20 June as part of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Season and, celebrating Limerick City of Culture 2014, in Limerick on Saturday 21 June. In addition to Bill's newly composed 'Linen and Lace' the stellar cast, which includes Sir James Galway flute, Zoë Conway fiddle will also perform music from Bill's Connemara Suite album. Book now as tickets are selling fast! More Info..
To commemorate the 1000 anniversary of the death of Brian Boru
MAURICE LENNON & FRIENDS
will be performing his musical tribute to the life of Brian Boru
at the BRU BORÚ THEATRE, Cashel, Co Tipperary, on Sat 26th April 8.30 pm.
More Info..
'Concerning of Three Young Men'
Coming this April the new Album and Tour from
THE VOICE SQUAD
More Info..
March 17th 2014 (St Patrick's Day)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Present
Shaun Davey's
Granuaile and The Brendan Voyage
Featured Soloists: Liam O'Flynn & Rita Connolly
Venue: Dublin's National Concert Hall.
Tickets: NCH.ie

The Voice Squad
will be appearing at the
Ballincollig Winter Music Festival in Cork
on Sat 25th of Jan 2014.

Contact The White Horse at (021) 487 1388

Here is a trad music gig not to missed!!
Temple Bar Trad Festival.
Present
STOCKTON'S WING &
FRANKIE GAVIN & DE DANNAN

Date: Thursday 23 January 2014
Venue: St Patrick’s Cathedral
Tickets: Templebartrad.ie
Dec 20th 2013
Londonderry 'City of Culture'
Present
Shaun Davey's
'The Relief of Derry Symphony'

Featuring; The Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Gearóid Grant, will be the 120-strong choir
Featured Soloists: Liam O'Flynn, Rita Connolly, Liam O’Maonlai and Gerard McCrystal
Venue: 'The Venue' in Ebrington.
More Info & Tickets Here
The Steeple Sessions Present
THE VOICE SQUAD
St. Anne's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Thurs December 5th @ 7pm (doors 6.30pm)
A rare performance of Ireland's best loved acapella singers performing traditional songs and Christmas carols at the beautiful setting of St. Anne's Church on Dawson Street.

Tel + 353 1 6788470
Their Summer concert sold out so book your tickets online now to avoid disappointment.
www.steeplesessions.com

Frankie Gavin and De Dannan return to their home town of Galway to perform at this year's Galway Arts Festival on July 18th at 21:00
More Info
The Voice Squad
will be performing in the 2013 Summer festival 'The Steeple Sessions' at the Unitarian Church, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin on August 1st at 8pm. Tickets Info .

New Release
Masters Of Their Craft

Masters Of Their Craft is a compilation release on the Tara Music label containing eighteen tracks from some of the foremost artists and groups in the world of Irish music.
Over the last thirty years Tara Music has been privileged to have recorded and worked with artists such as Clannad, Planxty, Shaun Davey, Stockton’s Wing, Christy Moore, Moving Hearts and many more. This compilation portrays these artists performing at their best, with their music spanning genres from World Music to Contempory Irish and Folk.
More Info...

Zoe Conway Tour Date 2013
Following on the release of their new album Go Mairir i bhFad – Long Life to You, ZoŽ Conway and John Mc Intyre have lined up a busy touring schedule for 2013. More Info...

The Brendan Voyage in Köln, Germany
WDR radio station are hosting a night of all that is best in Irish music at the Funkhaus Wallrafplatz on June 14th 2013. The concert will include performances of Shaun Davey's The Brendan Voyage and Bill Whelan's Inishlaken and Riverdance. The Rundfunkorchester conducted by Gareth Hudson will be joined by uilleann piper Liam O'Flynn and Zoë Conway on fiddle / violin.
More Info..
Máirtín O’Connor, Zoë Conway and Donal Lunny on tour in Ireland'
Music Network presents a dream tour that brings together the dazzling talents of three of the country’s finest traditional musicians; button accordion master Máirtín O’Connor, fiddle player Zoë Conway and guitar and bouzouki player Donal Lunny from 7 – 14 May.
More Info.

Go Mairir i bhFad – Long Life to You
The brand new album from
ZoŽ Conway and John Mc Intyre.

It is a very rare event in Irish music to have an album with a concept as original as ZoŽ and John have with Go Mairir i bhFad – Long Life to You where twelve of the leading lights in Irish traditional music were commissioned to compose a piece for fiddle and guitar with the aim of collectively presenting a snapshot of traditional Irish music alive today.
More Info...

Nollaig Casey and Arty McGlynn confirm two Italian concerts in March;
14/03/2013 Ė CALUSCO DíADDA(Bergamo)centro Civico(Ex Chiesa S.Fedele) @ 21:00 and 16/03/2013 Ė POGNANO(Bergamo)/Chiesa Parrocchiale @ 20:45
Stockton's Wing announce two special Clare gigs at the Royal Spa Hotel Lisdoonvarna on Fri. March 8th and Sat. March 9th.
Tickets are available from The Royal Spa Hotel (065-7074288) and The Irish Shop, Market Street, Ennis (065-6820769). Ticket price 30.00 euro each.
LATEST - Good friend and ex Winger Steve Cooney appearing as Special Guest.
More Info..
Stockton's Wing Reunion
To Celebrate 'The Gathering' Stockton's Wing will be getting back together for a special one-off concert at Dublin's National Concert Hall on St. Patrick's Day.
More Info..
The Brendan Voyage and The Relief of Derry Symphony will be performed by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gearóid Grant with soloists Liam O'Flynn, Rita Connolly and Gerard McChrystal at the NCH Dublin, March 15th 2013.
More Info.
Shannonside Winter Music Festival
17th - 20th Jan 2013
Sixmilebridge & Bunratty Castle, Co. Clare.

Included in a stellar list of artists are; The Voice Squad, Josephine Marsh and Alan Kelly.
"It's a folk festival, a traditional session, a fleadh, a bluegrass hoedown, a blues jam, a céilidh, singers sessions all bound by the enjoyment of music! A day of music at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park at the Castle, Macs Pub, the Corn-Barn and lots more."
More Info...
Want to catch some video footage of Planxty in their prime?
As part of RTE's 50 anniversery celebrations they are including many programmes from their archive. Included in this series is a half hour programme of Planxty from the Music Makers series.
Watch Here.
More Tara titles now available for download.
In recent weeks four new titles are available for download from major online retailers like iTunes and Amazon. The titles include Zoë Conway's albums 'Zoë Conway' and 'The Horse's Tail', Sinead Stone and Gerard Farrelly's superb 'Legacy Of A Quiet Man' and 'Classic Irish Ballads' from Diarmuid O'Leary & The Bards. Click Here for a full list of Tara titles available in download formats.
The film documentry of The Brendan Voyage is currently available on the RTE website.
This is the restored version of the film documenting the epic voyage taken by Tim Severin and his crew to replicate the 6th century voyage of Saint Brendan 'The Navigator'. This restored version of the film incorporates Shaun Davey's recording of the The Brendan Voyage which was inspired by the original film. More Info.
Check out some new Shaun Davey videos Here, including 'The Deer's Cry' which was performed by Rita Connolly at the inauguration of Michael D. Higgins as President of Ireland earlier this year.
NEW RELEASE
Frankie Gavin & De Dannan - Jigs, Reels & Rock n’ Roll
Since 2009 Frankie Gavin has been back on the road and with the new De Dannan. members. The current line-up being Frankie, Damien Mullane, Eric Cunningham, Mike Galvin and Michelle Lally. Such has been the reaction to the band, they have now released a new CD ‘Jigs, Reels & Rock n’ Roll’ on the Tara Music Label. The album contains fifteen tracks of classic De Dannan music including musical pieces more commonly associated with the like of the Beatles, Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood, along with the very best of Irish Traditional music.
Riverdance: The Music of Bill Whelan
featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of the RIVERDANCE SYMPHONIC SUITE with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra
David Brophy conductor
Thursday 17 May, 8pm
National Concert Hall, Dublin
Guest soloists will include, fiddle player Zoë Conway, accordionist Máirtín O’Connor, vocalist Eleanor McEvoy, uilleann piper Maitiú Ó Casaide, dancers Yolanda Gonzalez Sobrado and Mick Donegan, Crash Ensemble and UCD Choral Scholars
Programme includes the world premiere of the Symphonic Suite from Riverdance,Caracena from The Seville Suite, The Currach and Evening Céilí from Inishlacken, An Chistin from Carna, Jazzical Cyclebike, Seabird, Flying Blind, Lift the Wings, Shivnaand The Heart’s Cry.
More info.
The Voice Squad to Reform
Ireland's leading traditional acapella group The Voice Squad are set for a reunion concert in Dublin's National Concert Hall on St. Patrick's Day (Mar 17th) in the Ceili House Live concert as part of the St. Patrick's Festival. This long awaited reunion will be the group's first appearance together since they performed on stage for the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games 2003. The Voice Squad's (Phil Callery, Fran McPhail and Gerry Cullen) style is the union of the distinct tenor voices of Fran and Phil plus the bass of Gerry, along with their own particular arrangements of good songs, that has made them one of the most distinctive unaccompanied singing groups of recent times.
Ticket Info
Dún Laoghaire Choral Society celebrates its 30th anniversary on Mar 3rd 2012 at Dublin's NCH with the première of a new work 'Songs of the Sea' by Shaun Davey. Guests will include Shaun, Rita Connolly, Liam O'Flynn and the evening will be presented and conducted by David Brophy.
More Info & Ticket Details.
'FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK' - a Christmas single
Duet with Emma Kate Tobia and George Murphy
These 2 very different singers come together to perform a version of the famous Pogues tune resulting in an amazing blend of lilting Irish soprano with soulful vocals that makes this song their own.

Rita Connolly performed The Deer's Cry from Shaun Davey album The Pilgrim at the inauguration of Michael D Higgins as President of Ireland at Dublin Castle.
The full Presidential Inauguration, including Rita's performance can be viewed on the RTE website Here.
The Deer's Cry is available for download from iTunes Here
Shaun Davey is once again breaking new musical ground with his latest album ‘Voices From The Merry Cemetery’ (TARA4023). The music is the product of a highly unusual collaboration between the well-known Irish composer, working with Irish and Romanian musicians; it takes the form of a collection of thirteen specially-composed songs with words based on grave inscriptions from Northern Romania. (Available to purchase by Download). More Info
Classically trained Celtic Soprano Emma Kate Tobia will be bringing her unique style and Irish repertoire to the Classic Christmas Tour USA 2010 with Andy Cooney and George Casey and many more. More Info
A CELEBRATION OF BILL WHELAN with the RTÉ CONCERT ORCHESTRA
Friday 27 August, 8pm - National Concert Hall
Ellen Cranitch presenter. Featuring Bill Whelan piano, Julie Feeney & Morgan Crowley vocalists, Zoë Conway fiddle, Declan Masterson uilleann pipes, Rodrigo Romani Galician harp, Mel Mercier bodhrán, Mia Cooper violin, Éilís Egan accordion, dancers including Yolanda Gonzalez Sobrado and Alan Kenefick, David Brophy conductor.
Bill Whelan, Grammy-winning composer of Riverdance, is the very special guest for this celebration of his music. An exciting line-up of the best Irish and international singers, dancers and instrumentalists joins the orchestra and its Principal Conductor David Brophy to pay tribute to one of Ireland's musical treasures.
At the 1994 Eurovision, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra gave the electrifying first performance of the original Riverdance music, the genesis of what went on to become an entire show and a worldwide phenomenon. Experience the thrill live again this evening as the orchestra builds to the irresistible, unforgettable climax of that famous piece - as breathtaking a musical experience as ever.
With a programme also including Inishlacken, Dan do Lara, Timedance, The Seville Suite and more, this evening will be a fitting celebration of Bill Whelan's powerful, moving and exhilarating music.
Details of concert tour dates in 2010 for Tara Artists
Check out our full selection of video clips from Liam O'Flynn's 'The Piper's Call' album. In addition to Liam and The Piper's Call band the clips also include guest appearances by Mark Knopfler, Sean Keane, Matt Molly, Carlos Nunez as well as the Irish Chamber Orchestra.
Following the sucess of recent US performances classically trained soprano Emma Kate Tobia will be bringing her unique fusion of a pure lyrical voice with the timeless melodies of our heritage on an 18 date tour of the US this December.
Emma Kate Tobia for one night only in New York's Triad Theatre. With Gregory Harrington on violin and Hanake Yamagato on piano. Wed Oct 7th 2009 at 7pm.
Beal Tuinne album receives awards
The Beal Tuinne album 'Beal Tuinne - Live at St. James Church, Dingle' (TARA4022) has picked up three awards from the liveireland.com 'Livies 2009' music awards in the categories Vocal/Instrumental Album of the Year, Rita Connolly and Eilis Kennedy for 'Female Vocalist of the Year' and Shaun Davey for 'Composer of the Year'
Tara Albums now available for download
A number of albums from the Tara Music catalogue are now available for purchase by download from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. The albums initially available include classic albums from Planxty, Liam O' Flynn and Shaun Davey. Over the coming months it is planned it greatly increase, the number of artists and albums available for download as well as the number of online stores presenting Tara Music titles.
Shaun Davey announces details of a number of concerts for 2009.These concerts will include unique lineups of some of Irelands finest traditional musicians. More Info
Zoë Conway and Michelle Lally to feature in 'Women of Ireland', an innovative and exciting live concert production which showcases the next generation of Ireland’s leading female performers.
All female, A Cappella group 'The Fallen Angels' are to get together for
a tour of Germany in March 2009. More Info

BILL WHELAN – A CELEBRATION
Waterfront Hall, Belfast 17 March 2009 20.00
The Concert features passages from The Connemara Suite (Tara4021), The Seville Suite (Tara3030) and Riverdance and will bebroadcast live on BBC NI Radio
With
The Ulster Orchestra with David Brophy (conductor)
Soloists
Fionnuala Hunt, violin, Aoife O’Brien, violin, Colin Dunne, dancer, Michael Longley, poet, Julie Fowlis, singer, Declan Masterson, uileann pipes, Sharon Corr, fiddle, Máirtín O’Connor, accordion, Mel Mercier, bodhrán, Bill Whelan, electric piano, Rodrigo Romani, Galician harp, Pepe Ferreiros, whistles and Galician pipes, Nando Casal, whistles and Galician pipes, Yolanda Gonzalez Sobrado, dancer.

Listen online

Frankie Gavin and Michelle Lally will be touring the US with the Dublin Philarmonic Orchestra throughout the months of Jan, Feb and Mar '09. They will feature in the Orchestra's 'Celtic Spectacular' concerts. The 'Celtic Spectacular' concert will also feature music from Bill Whelan's Connemara Suite. More Info
3rd Feb 2009, 8pm - Songs & Tunes with Shaun Davey, Rita Connolly, Gerry O’Beirne & Eoin Begley - The Mermaid Arts Center, Bray, Co. Wicklow More Info
Stocktons Wing reunion gig
31st. January 2009 at The West County Hotel Ennis. More details to follow.

Zoë Conway UK Tour

Following the success of their UK tour in 2007, husband and wife duo Zoë Conway and John McIntyre will spend much of October performing throughout the UK at venues from Newcastle, in the north, to the Isle of White, in the south.

BÉAL TUINNE

SUNDAY Sept 21st - 8.00pm
Unitarian Church
112 St. Stephen’s Green West
Cead isteach/adm €15
as part of the Imram (Irish Language Literature) Festival

July 25th NCH Dublin with RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Gavin Maloney, conductor. A special selection of Shaun Davey's music for TV and film. The evening will include some of Shaun's best known tracks including 'The Deer's Cry', 'Fill To me The Parting Glass', 'Fanny Hawke' and 'The Winter's End' as well as music from music from 'Ballykissangel', 'The Tailor of Panama', 'David Copperfield' and 'The Hanging Gale'
Shaun Davey concert online. Following the outstanding success of the concert 'The Music of Shaun Davey' in Belfast's Waterfront Hall on St. Patrick's Day, The BBC have (for a limited time only) a two hour program, which includes tracks from the concert and interview clips with Shaun and Rita, available for streaming from their website.
Forthcoming Shaun Davey Concerts
Moving Hearts announce more reunion dates for 2008
New release for Jan 2008 Béal Tuinne (pronounced 'Beel-thinneh) is the name of a group of West Kerry-based musicians featuring Seamus Begley and Eilis Kennedy, who joined together with singer Rita Connolly and composer Shaun Davey in 2006 to perform a collection of new songs based on the poems of the late Caoimhin O Cinneide. The group also includes, Lawrence Courtney, Jim Murray, Eoin Begley, and honorary member; Daithi O'Se.
Bill Whelan releases new album 'The Connemara Suite'. World renouned Riverdance composer Bill Whelan has just released his latest The Connemara Suite on the Tara label. The music is performed by The Irish Chamber Orchestra, Conducted by David Jones and soloists include: Zoë Conway, Morgan Crowley, Colin Dunne, Fionnuala Hunt, Michelle Mulcahy, and Bill Whelan.
New Album from Frankie Gavin with Hibernian Rhapsody due for release shortly
Frankie Gavin, of De Dannan fame, is back centre stage with a new group Hibernian Rhapsody, comprising some of Ireland's finest talents. The Full Score is the title of the group' debut album and it will be available on the Tara Music label around mid-September 2007.

The Galway Art Festival will, this year, present a Celebration concert to honour the life and work of Donal Lunny featuring Moving Hearts at Galway's Radisson SAS Hotel on Sunday July 29th.
Tara Music has set up a profile on MySpace.com
check us out at myspace.com/taramusiccompany
Shaun Davey Concerts
Details announced for a second evening of the music of Shaun Davey with a performance of The Brendan Voyage and Granuaile on Friday 27th of July
at Dublin's National Concert Hall. This performance which will be in addition to the concert on June 22nd (see below), will feature The RTE National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney with soloists Liam O'Flynn and Rita Connolly.
The Cork Youth Orchestra will perform The Brendan Voyage for Italian Festival.
The Cork Youth Orchestra will perform The Brendan Voyage at the 9th International Festival of European Youth Orchestras in Tuscany, Italy, this July. The Orchestra will perform a pre-tour concert at Cork City Hall on Wed 4th July at 8pm
Moving Hearts have confirmed appearances at two festivals this summer.
Following on the success of their reunion concerts, in Dublin's Vicar Street, last February. ground-breaking instrumental ensemble Moving Hearts will be appearing at Scotland's Herbridean Festival in July and the ESB BEO festival at Dublin's NCH in August.
Liam O'Flynn Musician of the Year receives Award
Top prize in the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards, goes to Liam O’Flynn from Kildare who has long been regarded as one of Ireland’s most influential uilleann pipers. The awards considered to be the foremost recognition given to traditional Irish musicians, will take place on Easter Sunday, April 8, at the Cork Opera House. Along with Liam special guests for the night will include Paul Brady, Danu, Sean Keane, Jackie Daly, West Ocean String Quartet agus go leor eile.
Shaun Davey's
Granuaile and Refief of Derry Symphony
Dublin's NCH Fri June 22nd 2007 - 8pm
Last year's The Music of Shaun Davey with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra was lauded as one of the highlights of the NCH's musical calendar. For 2007 Shaun returns with two of his best known works, Granuaile and The Relief of Derry Symphony.
Tara Music Catalogue once again available through Amazon.com courtsey of US distributor CelticMusicUSA.com. CelticMusicUSA have recently signed up as an Amazon.com Seller and can offer the majority of the Tara Music catalogue through Amazon.com.
Emma-Kate Tobia confirms a number of Irish concerts for 2007
Zoë Conway and John McIntyre Irish Tour
Moving Hearts Set for a 2007 reunion in Dublin's Vicar Street.
NEW RELEASE
'If This Be Love' is the debut album from Michelle Lally, who is the latest in long line of top Irish Female vocalists, including; Mary Black, Maura O'Connell, Dolores Keane and Eleanor Shanley, whose talent was brought to the fore by De Dannan fiddler Frankie Gavin
NEW RELEASE
Zoë Conway launches her eagerly anticipated second solo album, 'The Horse's Tail'. This album is Quiet a change from her debut album, as it was recorded without using modern-day techniques such as overdubbing and click tracks.
NEW RELEASE
ĎMay We Never Have To Say Goodbyeí, is the new album from Shaun Davey, featuring the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and an array of top Irish artists. The album takes its name from the anthem specially composed for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in 2003.
The Recently re-released Stocktons Wing Live - Take One. This album will without doubt bring back many memories of their youth, to many now forty something's. The album, which has been digitally remastered for this release, also includes 3 bonus studio recordings of the band from the same period.
Live in Hope: The Wildlife Album 2 a celebration of nature in music with all profits going to WWF & Ulster Wildlife Trust. 'The Poet & The Piper' by Seamus Heaney and Liam O'Flynn, 'Legacy of a Quiet Man' by Sinead Stone & Gerard Farrelly and 'Lumina' by Eoin Duignan are three albums not on the Tara Music label but we do recommend them highly.
EMMA KATE TOBIA Launches her first solo recording, entitled Aisling na nGael (An Irish Dream). The CD comprises 12 tracks from the Irish traditional idiom presented in a stunning manner by Soprano Emma Kate Tobia.
On January 4th 2005 the Orchestra Sinfonica de Galiçia, one of Spain's leading orchestras, are set to perform of concert of music by Irish composer, Bill Whelan, in the Palacio de la Opera of La Coruña. The main event of the evening will be a full performance of The Seville Suite (Kinsale to La Coruña).
Following the huge success of their recent reunion concert, Stockton's Wing have now confirmed a second concert in Dublin's Vicar Street on May 15th 2004.
The Voice Squad's Holly Wood album will be released on CD by Tara Music in the coming weeks. Though particularly relevant at Christmas time, this harmonious trio and their music will, as this album attests, endure for all seasons.
Chicago based 'Old St Pats Church' will feature Shaun Davey's Granuaile as the centerpiece of their Siamsa na nGael festival. The concert will be held at the Chicago Symphony Center and will feature the star of last year's concert Rita Connolly whose amazing voice won her many new fans in the Chicago area last year.
PLANXTY REUNION
The original Planxty lineup of Christy Moore, Liam O'Flynn, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are to reform for a series of Irish concerts in 2004.
Due due to unprecedented demand
, the first 6 Dublin dates sold-out in a day, 4 extra Dublin dates have been added.
Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn announce dates for major tour of Holland in Jan/Feb 2004. The Tour will also feature singer Sean Keane and his band as well as Marian Bradfield and her Band.
Top Irish group of the 1980's (and much of the 1990's) Stockton's Wing will be getting together for a one-off concert at The West County Hotel Ennis Co.Clare, on Nov. 8th. 2003. All the proceeds from the concert will go to help a young girl through hospital procedures.
Ireland's master fiddle player, Frankie Gavin, is set for a comprehensive tour of Scotland this coming October with Brian McGrath accompanying him on piano and banjo. Venues include the Queens Hall in Edinburgh and the Penicuik Folk Festival.
Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn US Tour
September / October see the return of the extremely talented duo to the US. The tour opens at the Sebastopol Celtic Music Festival in California on Sept 26th, Click below for full list of tour dates.
Three performances of Bill Whelan's The Seville Suite are planned for Ireland in the coming months. The RTE concert orchestra along with soloists ZoŽ Conway, fiddle Eilish Egan, accordion Robbie Harris, bodhrŠn Declan Masterson, uileann pipes and conductor ProinnsŪas ” Duinn.
'May We Never Have to Say Goodbye',
The Athletes' Song of the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games was Composed by Shaun Davey and performed performed at the Opening Ceremony in Dublin's Croke Park by Ronan Tynan, Rita Connolly, The Voice Squad, the National Symphony Orchestra, many of Ireland's finest traditional musicians, a 50 strong pipe band and a choir of 500.

Galway Arts Festival honour the contribution of Arty McGlynn to Irish Music over the last twenty years, with a celebrattery concert at this year's festival on Sunday June 20th. The concert will feature many of theartists Arty has performed with during his career.
Most of the titles from the Tara Music catalogue are now available from Amazon in France, who offer quick delivery and prices in Euro.
A special performance of Maurice Lennon's
'Brian Boru The High King of Tara takes place in Saint Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral in the ancient Irish Capital of Armagh on Saturday 7th June 2003. The concert will feature vocalist Sean Keane and the Kincora Band.

Zoë Conway Ireland's latest fiddle playing sensation announces Irish Tour dates for Apr 2003
Following the recent performance at the Celtique Nuit festival in Paris's Parc de France, Liam O'Flynn prepares to tour the Netherlands in April 2003.
Listen to a selection of interviews from Liam O'Flynn's Video 'The Piper's Call'
The 7th Annual Siamsa na Ngael - In celebration of the celtic arts Old St. Patrick's present "The Pilgrim" by Shaun Davey on Monday, March 17, 2003 at the Symphony Center Chicago, IL.
Video Clips Now Available.
The first video clips of Tara artists are now available.
The Brendan Voyage gift box-set is a unique item in the Tara catalogue. In addition to a copy of The Brendan Voyage CD it also contains a copy of Tim Severin's book 'The Brendan Voyage' upon which Shaun Davey based his music. Available on Special Ofer for a limited period.
Zoë Conway is one of Ireland's most gifted young fiddle players. Her self-titled debut album was released on Sept. 9th 2002.
Tara Music Re-release the now classic Máirtin O'Connor album Perpetual Motion.
On October 25th 2002, Liam O'Flynn will be appearing in his home town of Athy in Co. Kildare with The Piper's Call Band. This concert, which is part of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School, will feature the world premiere of 'Endurance' composed by Liam.
Maurice Lennon concert dates for summer 2002 now available
Top Accordion player Josephine Marsh announces US tour dates for Sept. 2002.
The Piper's Call available on Video
'The Road West' a New MŠirtin O'Connor album.
Amazon.co.uk continue to increase the number of Tara titles in their online catalogue.
US Tour dates for Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn.
Rita Connolly to appear at the 'Nuit Celtique' music spectular in the Stade de France, Paris on March 15th & 16th 2002.
New Frankie Gavin album 'Fierce Traditional' .
We conducted a survey of 5 major US online stores for price and availability of Tara titles.
The Homes of Donegal a new single from John Walsh.
Frankie Gavin US Tour Dates
Alan Kelly's 'Mosaic' albums receives Irish Music Magazine nomination
Four new releases from Beginish, Phil Callery, Josephine Marsh and Paddy Glackin & Paddy Keenan.
August dates in Italy for Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn
Due to the success of the Lorient concert in August 2000 the festival Organisers have invited Shaun to re-stage the concert on August 11th 2001.
Liam O'Flynn & Seamus Heaney to perform at New York's Lincon Center on May 29th.
Shaun Davey's Granuaile and The Brendan Voyage For Waterfront Hall Belfast with The Ulster Orchestra on Mar. 17th
Josephine Marsh US Tour Details finalised.
2001 US Tour Dates for Liam O'Flynn & The Piper's Call Band
A unique performance of Shaun Davey's The Pilgrim takes place on the Isle of Skye, in Scotland.

Shaun Davey Receives Tony Nomination

Shaun Davey's - The Pilgrim
Tuesday March 21st 2000 - The Blanchardstown Centre 8.30pm

View a Selection of photos from the Blanchardstown Concert

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