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Sharon Shannon at Shamrock Castle Festival

One of Ireland's most successful folk musicians plays the two day festival of Celtic & New Folk music

12 July - 13 July


Image courtesy the artist

Image courtesy the artist

Called ‘a national treasure’ by Irish President Michael D Higgins, Sharon Shannon’s musical career has spanned 40 years and 20 albums, including her latest release in April 2024, “Now!”. The genre-defying star has achieved multi-platinum album sales and has had several number chart topping albums, singles and DVDs in her home country. Her album Galway Girl went 4 times platinum in Ireland.

Shannon will appear on stage on Saturday 13th July at the two day Shamrock Castle Festival for Celtic and New Folk music.

Sharon Shannon is an Irish musician, best known for her work with the button accordion and for her fiddle technique. She also plays the tin whistle and melodeon. Her 1991 debut album, Sharon Shannon, was the best-selling album of traditional Irish music ever released in Ireland. Beginning with Irish folk music, her work demonstrates a wide-ranging number of musical influences.  Her tours led her through America, Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand even to Saudi Arabia and China, headlining some of the biggest global venues from The Kennedy Centre in Washington to London’s Wembley Arena. Her list of collaborators include Bono, Willie Nelson, La Bottine Souriante, Shane Mc Gowan, Nigel Kennedy, Steve Earle, Justin  Adams, Johnny Depp, Linton Kwesi Johnston, The Waterboys, Dessie O’Halloran, and the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra.


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