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For centuries, Ireland was ruled by High Kings. As their reign came to an end, their deeds and stories merged into the world of legend and myth and the High Kings of Ireland were no more except in story, music and song. Until now. Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden, renowned vocalists and musicians, have come together to create the most exciting Irish ballad group to emerge since the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem electrified the worldwide folk revival of the 1960s.
Having excited music fans on their inaugural sell out Irish Tour The High Kings return to the Royal Theatre Castlebar for one Night only on Sunday April 19 2009. Four top class performers create this unique ensemble, performing new songs and re-energising the great Irish ballads
IRISH FOLKSINGER Liam Clancy, the man Bob Dylan called “just the best ballad singer I’d ever heard in my whole life”, is now the subject of a major documentary feature.
This light-hearted, reminiscent play Makem and Clancy are Coming tells the story of two middle-aged brothers living in a small sea-side village in Ireland in the 1970’s. Like most siblings their characters couldn’t be more different – Peter McCormack (played by Tony Varley) oozes sensitivity with a poetic approach to life whilst Michael, his brother (played by Liam MacNamara) prefers to use his quick wit with the bluntness of a sledgehammer!