LAUNCH NIGHT OF HUP NA HOURA

Event details

  • Tuesday | June 7, 2016
  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 am
  • Old Chapel Rooms, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick

Ballyhoura Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann would like to invite you to the launch night of Hup na Houra, a unique traditional Irish music, song and dance show, in the Old Chapel Rooms, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick at 8pm on the 08th June 2016.
Featuring some of Ireland’s finest performers including Derek Hickey (Accordion), Liam Flanagan (Fiddle), Caoimhín O’Fearghail (Guitar & Flute), and Deirdre Scanlan (Singer), Hup na Houra will be showcased on Tuesday nights in July and August. Along with top quality music and song, experience traditional dancing at its best with a mix of step, set, sean-nos and brush dancing which is sure to thrill the audience.
Celebrating the history and life of the area, through music, song and dance, Hup na Houra is set in the beautiful newly restored Church of Ireland, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick, nestled in the heart of Ballyhoura Country. This historical building, which is fast becoming one of Munster’s most exciting venues, lends itself to the atmosphere of the show, with haunting airs that reverberate within its atmospheric walls. The variety of uplifting dances and tunes will engage the audience and are bound to have you toe-tapping throughout the show Hup na Houra is part of the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Seisiún programme; a music trail through Ireland. The show is followed by an informal Seisiún where audience participation is welcome!
A great night of authentic Irish traditional entertainment is guaranteed at Hup na Houra, which will be a candlelit seated show including complimentary local artisan produce and refreshments running on Tuesdays 8pm in July and August. Any profits will be used by Ballyhoura CCE to support the branch’s aims of promoting Irish music, dance, song and culture in Kilfinane and the surrounding areas. Further information is attached.
The launch show will begin at 8pm, and will offer those who are lucky to have been invited a flavour of what the entire 1 hour 30 minutes show. Please RSVP to hupnahoura@gmail.com to confirm your attendance by 28th May 2016.