Athlone Folk Club present renowned whistle player

Legendary whistle player Seán Ryan and his daughter, harpist, Ciara Callanan Ryan, perform at Athlone Folk Club in the Prince Hotel, Athlone, on Thursday, October 18 at 9pm.

Best known for his distinctive style of whistle playing, Seán Ryan has performed on national and international stages for many years. He has played at all the major Irish festivals, as well as festivals in France, Japan and USA.

He tutors regularly at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. Sean holds a senior All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil whistle title and has recorded two solo whistle albums, 'Siúil Uait/Take the Air' and 'Minstrels Fancy'.

Ciara is also a touring world class dancer. They will be joined by Greg Cotter on vocals and guitar. Tickets, costing €15, can be purchased on the night. To pre book dinner prior to the concert, please call 090 647 6666.

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