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Trad for Trócaire

12 hour session marathon in Ennis & Galway

Two 12 hour session marathons will take place in Ennis and Galway later this month to raise funds for Trócaire. Part of the annual Trad for Trócaire campaign, the sessions will feature some of the best of the west and mid-west with lots of well known names from the traditional music genre coming forward to give their time for this very worthy cause and provide a great day and night of entertainment.

Saturday 24th September @ The Brewery Bar, Abbey Street, Ennis.
Midday to Midnight
with/ Tony Linnane, Brid O’Donoghue and family, Kevin Crawford(Lúnasa), John Doyle, Siobhan Peoples, John Rynne, PJ King, Socks in the Frying Pan, Mick Conneely, Murty Ryan, Shane Mulvey, Edel Fox, Liam Murphy, Tigh na Coille, Jim O’Connor, Martin Breen, Fergal Breen, Francis Cunningham plus many more.

Sunday 25th @ Tigh Cóilí’s, Mainguard Street, Galway.
Midday to Midnight
with/ Mick Conneely, Brian McGrath, Johnny ‘Ringo’ McDonnagh (all from De Dannan) Sean Smyth (Lúnasa), Máirtín O’Connor,  Pat & Anne Marie Borderick, Paul Bradley, Mary McPartlan, Johnny O’Halloran, Nick Power, Gerry Whelan, Michael McGettrick.

Further names to be confirmed.
12 hours of fantastic traditional music for the price of a donation…..

Singers, Dancers and Musicians welcome!

Funds will go to to help bring about positive and lasting change in some of the worlds poorest places.
For further info about the work of Trócaire go to

If you have old or foreign money that you want to find a good home for, please donate to Trócaire. You can put it in the collection boxes on the day.

Media enquiries;

Tracy Crawford
BallyO Promotions
P – 353 (0) 86 852 0975
E –
Meabh Smith
Press Officer | Trócaire
+353 (0)1 505 3238 | +353 (0)86 277 6064

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