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Stay up late this Christmas with Sharon Shannon, Mundy, Shane McGowan & The Royal Castlebar

The Royal Castlebar is delighted to welcome a host of Ireland’s most talented and best loved performers including Sharon Shannon, Mundy, Dessie O’Halloran, The Richie Buckley Band and Shane McGowan, who will give a very special late night performance on Saturday, 27th December. The show will commence at the later than usual time of 11.30pm making it the perfect place to top off a great Christmas night out!

Celebrated Irish traditional musician Sharon Shannon returns to the Royal Theatre much to the delight of fans, who will undoubtedly be anticipating her rendition of the massive 2008 hit single ‘Galway Girl’ with Mundy. Athlone born Mundy is also well known to Irish audiences with a number of hits under his belt including To You I Bestow, from the best-selling soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation, Romeo + Juliet, his cover of Shakira’s, Wherever, Whenever and the summer anthem that is July, to name but a few. Guest of honour on the night will be the legendary Shane McGowan who, in keeping with the Christmas theme, will surely thrill the audience with a performance of his most well-known classic, Fairytale of New York, a duet with Kirsty MacColl which McGowan also co-wrote.

The Royal Castlebar Theatre & Event Centre has an impressive programme for the coming months and is jam-packed with a number of Irish and internationally renowned artists and productions including Daniel O’Donnell- The Christmas Show on Thurs 11th Dec, Here & Now Show – featuring Stars from the 80’s including Paul Young, Bananarama, Belinda Carlisle, Bucks Fizz, T’Pau and Cutting Crew on Friday 2nd and January Michael Flatley’s - Lord of the Dance from Saturday 3rd  -9thJan, and Disney’s High School Musical from Tuesday 20th – Saturday 31st Jan, to list  but a few. It was opened in conjunction with the Days Harlequin Hotel Castlebar and is conveniently located in the same complex making a trip to Castlebar even more special for visitors. “The Royal has an event capacity of around 4,000 making it the largest event venue outside of the O2 Arena in Dublin so we are able to accommodate some of the biggest acts in the world” said Pat Jennings, Managing Director of The Royal Castlebar Theatre & Event Centre and the  Days Harlequin Hotel Castlebar. “ The very special Sharon Shannon, Mundy and Shane McGowan show on the 27th promises to be a great one and the fact that it is on a bit later in the evening will certainly add to the Christmas party atmosphere” added Jennings.

Tickets priced at €39.50 standing and €44.50 seated,  including booking fee, other service charges may apply.  For more information and to view a full programme please visit or call 0818 300 000. For rates, availability and Theatre Packages at the Days Harlequin Hotel Castlebar please visit or call (094) 928 6200

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