The Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe in association with Seamus Gallagher is inviting you to 'Country and Social Dancing', a line-up of weekend events featuring the who's who of the Irish country music scene, taking place throughout May and early June. There is a host of big names lined up as the Shearwater aims to turn Ballinasloe into the country music capital of Ireland.
It all kicked off on Sunday May 1, when Jimmy Buckley provided the entertainment with support from Stuart Moyles.
On Sunday May 29, Blue Ridge provide the entertainment from 5pm to 8pm, with Derek Ryan taking to the stage from 9.30pm.
Tommy Flaherty will be on stage on Sunday June 5, from 5pm to 8pm, with Declan Nerney providing entertainment from 9.30pm. Patrick Feeney will be on hand to help you dance the night away on Sunday June 12 from 9pm.
The Shearwater will have lots of attractive rates on offer throughout these weekends for those who wish to stay overnight. Join the Shearwater's Sunday Club and be in with a chance to win complimentary tickets each week.
Speaking about the upcoming events, organiser Seamus Gallagher said: "I can honestly say the Shearwater has all the ingredients to make it the number one music venue in the country. I am looking forward to reacquainting my friendship with the many thousands of dancers I have met through the years including all my faithful friends from my involvement in the McWilliam Park Hotel in Claremorris."
Mr Gallagher and the Shearwater Hotel have a host of further big names lined up for the following months.