Marc Geagan’s “Songs of Erne”: A Special Musical Event St Anne’s Church 8pm-9:30 pm 10th November 2017 €10

Songs Of Erne Book Launch Poster

Marc Geagan Portrait

Led by musician/historian Marc Geagan, featuring eight musicians and the Bel Canto Choir, “Songs of Erne” will feature music, spoken word, poetry, dramatic re-enactments and multimedia.

Maura Logue will act as MC for the evening.

Book Launch: ‘Songs of the Erne, Vol. 1’ by Marc Geagan, Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel FREE 6-7 pm Friday 10th November 2017

Join us in Dorrian’s Hotel as Bundoran man Marc Geagan launches ‘Songs of Erne Vol. 1’. This collection documents the music of South Donegal and West Fermanagh, including local songs from Paddy Tunney (“Father of Song”) and tunes from Ruaidhrí Dall Ó Catháin (composer of Tabhair dom do Lámh and The Hawk of Ballyshannon) and Poet/Music Collector William Allingham.
An accompanying CD features contemporary versions of the collected material by Ulster Fleadh winner Farrah Bogle, Kila’s Seanan Brennan, and others.

The book is illustrated by the iconic local artist Barry Britton.

Songs Of Erne Book Launch Poster