Charity Concert in Lacey’s Suite, Carrickdale

October 14, 2013

A star studded charity concert is taking shape for a  big musical extravaganza  in the Lacey’s Suite at the Carrickdale Hotel on the 25th October in aid of the Newry Gateway Club and Trocaire.

Artists will include Zoe Conway, John McIntyre, Cúig, Mick Quinn, Cathal O’Neill (All Ireland Singing Champion), Warrenpoint CCE, Oscail,  and the Ring of Gullion All-Ireland Champion Dancers.

The group “Cúig” are fast making a national and international name for themselves. They were winners of The Traditional Trocaire Young Band Competition at The Fleadh Cheoil in Derry 2013. Through winning this prestigious title, they received a prize of a Headlining gig at The Temple Bar Trad Fest in January, and also a 3 day recording contract in Dublin.

In July 2013, they played their first gigs abroad in Brittany and also in Albiez-Montrond in the French Alps where they supported International Trad Supergroup ‘Flook’. At this years Fleadh Cheoil in Derry, Cuig performed as part of TG4’s one off series, ‘Fleadh Live’

=Cúig, are a five piece band comprising Miceal Mullen – banjo, Eoin Murphy – squeezebox, Ronan Stewart – fiddle/pipes, Cathal Murphy – drums/ bodhran and Ruairí Stewart – guitar.