Andy Irvine returns to Shandon

  Venue: Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork Tickets: €15 from tickets.ie or from the Maldron Hotel, Shandon or phone Jim on 0861651356   Andy Irvine is a truly legendary figure in Irish folk music. Born in London in 1942, he recently celebrated his 71st birthday. Andy has been ‘on the road” for almost 50 years. He … Continue reading Andy Irvine returns to Shandon

Andy Irvine tickets in big demand

Andy Irvine - a unique performance at Shandon There is considerable interest in the unique Andy Irvine concert which will take place as part of the Cork Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday, 1st August in Cork's historic Shandon Church, starting at 8.30pm.This is the first time Shandon has hosted an event of its type and … Continue reading Andy Irvine tickets in big demand

Cork’s Mother Jones Festival launched at packed press conference

The Cork Mother Jones Festival was formally launched yesterday at a packed press conference at Shandon's Maldron Hotel. Between 50 and 60 people, including reporters, photographers, columnists and members of the Cork Mother Jones committee attended the press launch where the full line-up of events and acts was announced. Committee member Jim Fitzpatrick said that … Continue reading Cork’s Mother Jones Festival launched at packed press conference