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Roots 16 in Cahersiveen

(April 29, 2016)

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  Roots '16    was enjoyed by all...


   Last Weekend Live Music prevailed as supporters came from far and near to enjoy the now well established Third Mountain Roots Music Weekend here in Cahersiveen.

    Teacht Thar Sáile Folk club hosted the event and were delighted with the support of the local business people, their friends, music lovers, parents and families of local young musicians.

   In particular credit is due to our main Sponsor, Cahersiveen Credit union and also to The Wild West group.

Thanks to Kevys, Dan Dennehy, Quirkes, Dave Marriot, Alan Landers, The Community Centre -  in particular Catherine Cournane, Camos, Jeffreys, The Fertha, Joeys, Murts, Cha Healys, The Corner House, Craineens, John Creedon , CaféSiveen, Sean Donlon, Kerry's Eye, Acard, O Driscolls Off Licence and to all our well wishers and supporters.

 A big Thank you to all who joined the open sessions and to those who performed at events

   Acts included:

 The Dizzy Blues Band, Two Time Polka,Omega Three, Tradish, The Cross River Band with Visiting guests John Nyhan and Mick Power, The Reel Deal, LayLow, Paul Evans, Darragh Lynch, Cathal Cusack, Mile Twelve,  and our young talents: Jordon Kelly, Róise Cusack, Sophie Daly Wilson, Mikey Kavanagh, Cáití O Sullivan, Ciarán O Donnell, Shannon O Donnell, Ruth O Shea, Ellie O Connell, Cliona O Shea, Áine O Connor, Clare O Connor  and Emmett O Shea. Also great credit to The Valentia and Portmagee youth club who were outstanding.

A big thank You to the pupils and teachers at Scóil Sáibhín, where our first music event took place with Mile Twelve , a BlueGrass Group from Boston. Also thanks To Pat Horgan of the Dizzy Blues for hosting an excellent Blues workshop and to Camos for a great opening venue. Also a big thank you to Steve McCrohan, for settingup such a great sound system for the music at mass on Sunday morning,

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