From their first anthem MARY - still a radio favourite, through to the UK-charting SHE HITS ME, to SUNLIGHT - the band has notched up over two decades of radio hits and six top 20 charting albums.
Never before have I been to a gig where the atmosphere has been so electric ...’ THE IRISH NEWS Newry brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy have had an impressive uninterrupted run since the release of their blockbuster debut album Songs for the Tempted.
The song choices hit home, delight the crowd and serve as a timely reminder of just how many good songs in the tank they have. IRISH INDEPENDENT Adm €7/5Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child.
As he experiences all the joy, excitement, and fear that this new adventure brings, he holds tight to the one thing that matters most of all--his special bond with his loving and devoted Ma.Adm €22/20 The Garth Brooks Story featuring Trevor Smith & his Friends In Low Places band have been touring Ireland and parts of Europe for over 5 years now.This incredibly successful show pays tribute to the biggest selling solo artist of the 90s and country music legend Garth Brooks!Adm €20/18Íontas Arts in association with Ireland 2016 are proud to present the premiere performance of WHAT YOU FORGET by composer Michael Gallen.This 20 minute choral work is a reflective and compassionate response to Easter 1916 and its aftermath.
The work incorporates poetry by Patrick Kavanagh and features performances from award winning Our Lady's Secondary School Choir and Cantamus Choir.
The performance will be followed by a Q&A with the composer chaired by playwright and Íontas founder John Mc Ardle.
VISIONARIES AND THEIR WORDSCommissioned as part of the Arts Council ART:2016 initiative 100 years on from a remarkable revolution of visionaries and poets, 1916 - Visionaries and Their Words explores the writings and ideals of the leaders of the Easter Rising; in a concert programme inspired by their lives, their work, and their words.1916: Visionaries and their Words celebrates the cultural achievements and vision of the leaders of the rising through newly composed settings of their poetry; spoken words extracts of their writings; and projected archive imagery.
This concert features male, female, and children's voices to commemorate the aspirations of the Easter Proclamation and celebrate the part played by the people of Ireland in this momentous event of modern history.
Featuring: The voices of Lorcán Mac Mathúna and Íde Nic Mhathúna (voice and concertina); Martin Tourish (accordion), Daire Braken (fiddle, guitar), Eamonn Galdubh (uilean pipes, saxophone, flute); and the acting talents of Elaine O'Dea.
THE 4 OF US bring their critically acclaimed acoustic show to Íontas, showcasing songs from their brand new album SUGAR ISLAND, due for release in the autumn, as well as songs from their extensive back catalogue.