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Mary Black at Curraghmore

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Internationally-renowned Irish singer Mary Black is hosting an intimate evening in the stunning courtyard of Curraghmore in Portlaw, an open-air concert which forms the centrepiece of this year’s extended Comeraghs Wild Festival which runs from September 17-20th.

The major concert is the first event of its kind at Curraghmore and tickets for this landmark performance on Saturday, September 19th, are now on sale at €25 each, plus a booking fee. Booking is open now on https://curraghmorehouse.ticketabc.com/listings/

With Support from Kíla and Rue De La Coup

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Celtic pop group Kíla formed in Dublin in 1987, originally comprised of vocalist/bodhrán player Rónán Ó Snodaigh, his multi-instrumentalist brother Rossa, and uilleann piper Eoin Dillon.

The schoolmates soon welcomed another Ó Snodaigh sibling, flutist Colm, and began busking throughout the Dublin area; a series of other members passed through Kila's ranks before the lineup finally solidified with the additions of fiddler Dee Armstrong, guitarist Lance Hogan, and his bassist brother, Brian. Debuting with Mind the Gap, the group returned in 1998 with Tóg É Go Bog É. Lemonade & Buns followed two years later. In 2001, the group released Monkey!, a collection of songs composed for a musical stage production based on a 16th century Chinese folk tale. It was followed by Luna Park (2003), Live in Dublin (2004), and the EP Tiománaí in 2005.