Latest news » The Gloaming to perform at the Royal Albert Hall on April 10 for a special celebration honoring the first state visit of the President of Ireland

On the historic occasion of the first State Visit by the President of Ireland to the United Kingdom, President Michael D. Higgins will be guest of honour at this special evening of music, spoken word and dance at the Royal Albert Hall.

In the presence of the President of Ireland, some of Ireland’s finest musicians, singers, actors, authors and poets will feature in this unique evening, sharing and celebrating the strength and range of collaboration and creativity between Ireland and the United Kingdom and the contribution of the Irish community in Britain.

Special guests confirmed for Ceiliúradh (Celebration) include The Gloaming.

Also appearing will be Paul Brady, Glen Hansard and Imelda May alongside the renowned actress Fiona Shaw as well as journalists/broadcasters Dermot O'Leary, Olivia O'Leary and author Joseph O'Connor. This special concert will also feature some surprise guests on the night.

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Published 28th Mar 2014, 5:39pm »
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