15/01/18

Minister Madigan attends Perspectives: Shane MacGowan 60th Birthday Celebration

Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will this evening (Monday, 15th January 2018) attend this special concert marking Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday.

Produced and curated in collaboration with Shane and The National Concert Hall, this concert sees artists who have been influenced by the power and poetry of his songs and his singular contribution to Irish music come together to celebrate and perform his music. The event will be hosted by John Kelly.

Minister Madigan said “I am delighted that I have the opportunity to attend this unique cultural event to honour Shane’s life and his life’s work.  He continues to be universally popular in a changing world.  The coming together of these great artists is testimony to the enduring strength and quality of his writing.”

 The National Concert Hall is a body under the ages of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

ENDS

 

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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