Fundraising Concert at the INEC, Killarney 6th November 2009
Fundraising Concert at the INEC Killarney - 6th November 2009
On Friday 6th November at the INEC in Killarney, a very special fundraising night is being organised, produced by Liam O’Connor. Featuring Liam O'Connor and his band , it will be a spectacular showcase of traditional and contemporary Irish music and dance, featuring a wide range of entertainers, all with a Killarney connection. Acts already confirmed are the McCrothan Brothers, Baritone Gavin Ring and Soprano Nicola Mulligan. The Monsignor’s grand nephew from Caherciveen, Cormac Dineen will be performing and there will also be a special appearance by Magician Liam Sheehan, who is famous for performing for Michael Jackson and his children over the past number of years when the artist visited Ireland.
The proceeds from this night will go towards the Memorial Fund which is currently fundraising to build a permanent memorial of the Monsignor in Killarney town.
Tickets are priced at €25 each and can be obtained from the INEC Booking Office (064-6671555), Killarney Tourism, Beech Road, Killarney (086 – 8531097) and also The Dungeon, College Street, Killarney. Tickets are also available at Quirke’s Newsagents and Step Above Hair Salon in Caherciveen or by calling (066) 9472548.
Also on this night, there will be an auction of the Monsignor’s portrait by Cork Artist Stephen Murphy. The portrait became the focal point of last year’s memorial weekend and it is hoped to add substantially to the fund. Bids are being accepted on-line through the official memorial website www.hughoflaherty.com. Bids are now being accepted on-line through the website.