Opened 31 May 2013
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
formerly of The Dubliners. In 2012 the Legendary Irish Folk group THE DUBLINERS celebrated 50 glorious years in the music business by receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and rapidly followed it up with a sell-out UK concert tour, the highlight of which was a magical night at The Royal Albert Hall. Sadly, however, they subsequently suffered a body blow with the sudden death of founding member 'Banjo' Barney McKenna. Quite naturally this tragic occurrence meant that the remaining members chose to sit down and decide upon the band's future. SEAN CANNON, EAMONN CAMPBELL, PATSY WATCHORN and banjo virtuoso GERRY O'CONNOR have decided to continue the legacy started by Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Ciaran Bourke, Barney McKenna & John Sheahan back in 1962. As Barney himself said "It's Too Late To Stop Now". ?The Boys' are looking forward to entertaining & meeting all their old friends & fans in the UK & Scotland in 2013 and will continue to play all the classic songs and ballads known the world over; Whiskey in The Jar, Dirty Old Town, The Wild Rover, Seven Drunken Nights, The Rare Auld Times, Finnegan's Wake, Molly Malone, The Monto, Hand Me Down Me Bible, The Irish Rover, Black Velvet Band & many more.