We are delighted to announce that “Cherish the Ladies” will return to the Coleman Centre, Gurteen on the 6th January 2018 at 8.30pm. Last year was an outstanding sell out show by these exceptionally talented musicians and we are looking forward to welcoming them back this year.
JOANIE MADDEN, born in New York of Irish parents and raised in a musical household, her mother hails from Miltown Malbay, County Clare and her father Joe, an All-Ireland Champion accordion player was a native of Portumna, County Galway.
MARY COOGAN was born in New York and raised in a musical household. She is a founding member of Cherish the Ladies.
MIRELLA MURRAY grew up in Claddaghduff on the North West coast of Connemara in County Galway. Her father John Joe, a notable sean nós dancer, came from Inishark Island and had a deep understanding and love for traditional music.
KATHLEEN BOYLE from Glasgow, Scotland comes from a family steeped in the traditional music of Donegal. Her father Hughie is a talented musician and handed down his love of music to her. Kathleen is a talented pianist and accordion player and has won All-Scotland and All-Britain titles on both instruments.
NOLLAIG CASEY is one of Ireland’s most gifted musicians, with her own unique way of playing traditional Irish music on the fiddle and has such a distinctive sound that it would be impossible to mistake it for that of anyone else. This will be a sell-out concert, early booking advisable.