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Ballymaloe Grainstore

‘Twixmas Week’

Friday 29 December, 8pm

Phil Coulter’s upcoming concert in Ballymaloe Grainstore sold out in a flash, so the venue has lured him back for a second performance on Friday 29 December.

The evening will be a ‘Twixmas treat’  - that’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s – or would make an ideal gift tucked under the tree on December 25th.

“Pure Gold” was how a U.S. critic recently described a Phil Coulter show.  It struck a chord with the man himself.  “It seemed to tick a lot of boxes” said Phil, so he hijacked the title for his new show and album.

Phil’s long career as a songwriter, producer and recording artist has been recognised over the years with so many gold discs that the theme is totally appropriate.

Very few in the music business can boast of having chart entries in every decade since the sixties.  Even fewer can match the range of Phil’s output – from Eurovision winners to folk classics, from tender ballads to sporting anthems, from Luke Kelly to Elvis Presley.

His new show, Pure Gold, will feature Phil’s personal favourites as he trawls through his 50 years of creativity.   As he says himself, “It will be a different and interesting collection – some of the big hits alongside some that I thought should have been hits!   Some songs that meant a lot to my bank manager as well as some that simply meant a lot to me”.

An original retrospective of the work of one of our finest musicians, Pure Gold is a show for every lover of good music.  Phil will be joined on stage by his wife, Geraldine Brannigan.

Tickets for Phil Coulter in Ballymaloe Grainstore on Friday 29 December are €33 and may be booked online on or by phone on 021 475 7200.  Early dinner is available in Ballymaloe House at 6pm for €50 per person.  Please ring 021 465 2531 to reserve.

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