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Here’s To You, Ronnie Drew!

In Aid of Cancer Clinical Research Trust at St. Vincent’s Hospital
Vicar St., Dublin
Fri 2nd Sept at 8.00pm

A concert in memory of RONNIE DREW will take place on Friday, 2nd September in Vicar Street with all proceeds going to the Cancer Clinical Research Trust at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin.   Artists so far confirmed to appear on the night include John Sheahan, Declan O’Rourke, Mike Hanrahan, Eleanor Shanley, The Nualas, Phil Coulter, Mary Coughlan, Phelim Drew with more to be added.

On August 16th 2008 the folk music world and Ireland in particular, lost one of its greatest icons as the legendary Dubliner Ronnie Drew passed away.   Ronnie was the quintessential Dubliner. The face, and especially that voice, was instantly recognisable. He, along with Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan, became The Dubliners and were part of the folk boom that swept through music in Ireland in the early 60’s and paved the way for many bands & singer-songwriters that followed.

Over the course of his lengthy career Ronnie recorded with a very wide variety of musicians and many diverse styles…..The Pogues, Rory Gallagher, Eleanor Shanley, Billy Connolly, Jah Wobble, The Dropkick Murphys, Mary Coughlan, Damien Dempsey among many others.

All proceeds from the concert go to the Cancer Clinical Research Trust at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin.

Tickets €33.50 incl. booking fees are available now from Ticketmaster outlets Nationwide.

Ph: 0818 719 300 |

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