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Tune into RTÉ Radio 1 at 8.02pm on Saturday 14 March as Céilí House celebrates a three hour St. Patrick’s extravaganza live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Since starting two years ago it has now become an annual pilgrimage for traditional Irish music fans, the night will be full of music from some of Ireland’s biggest names such as The Bloom of Youth, The Sligo All Stars, Mick O’ Brien, Emer Mayock and Aoife O’ Brien. Legendary Scottish singer/songwriter Dick Gaughan will also perform on the night and show why he has been at the forefront of Scottish music for the last four decades.

Presenter Kieran Hanrahan commented: “It’s very exciting that we’re going to be back in the National Concert Hall. Every year it seems to get better and better and this time we’ve got another fantastic line up. There’s the great Mick O’Brien and Emer Mayock, members of the All – Ireland Championship winning group - The Inishfree Ceili Band and The Sligo All Stars. That’s only the tip of the iceberg!”

Tickets cost €15 and can be booked by phoning the National Concert Hall on 01 4170000 or by visiting

Tune into Céilí House on RTÉ Radio 1 at 8.02pm on Saturday 14 March.

Céilí House is presented by Kieran Hanrahan and is produced by Peter Browne

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