Date Released: 30 March 2016
Leading stars of Irish music including Declan O’Rourke and Lynched will perform at a concert to commemorate the Easter Rising in Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin 1, on Friday (1st April) at 8.00 p.m.
The event entitled Freedom doesn’t fall from the sky will be compered by the poet Theo Dorgan and will also include performances by Karan Casey, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Aoife Scott, Cora Venus Lunny, Lisa Dowdall, Louis de Paor, Mick O’Brien, Kate Ellis, Niall and Caoimhín Vallely. The great grandson of James Connolly, Jim Connolly Heron, will also speak during the concert.
SIPTU Head of Communications, Frank Connolly, said: “This event brings together many of the leading talents of Irish music today. Artists such as the band Lynched have be acclaimed as defining a new wave of traditional musicians who have won over new audiences.”
He added: “The concert will mark the end of a highly successful week of commemoration of the Easter Rising in Liberty Hall, a building which was at the very centre of events in Dublin 100 years ago and where the Proclamation of the Irish Republic was printed.”
Tickets for Freedom doesn’t fall from the sky are available for €20 from the Central Ticket Bureau at www.ctb.ie or from Liberty Hall by contacting Tel: 01 858 8217 or email@example.com