The Henry Girls bring the first-ever series of Féile Ealaíne an Earagail on TG4 to a close this Sunday night, 21:30.
In the final programme from Earagail Arts Festival, filmed by Aniar TV, the sensational harmonic trio of sisters, Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin, are in An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny.
Last month, The Henry Girls celebrated the 20th anniversary of the release of their debut album, between us. Since then the sisters have played to audiences all across the globe and now attract visitors to their native Inishowen every summer as part of the Home with The Henry Girls residency which runs from 17th – 21st July this summer. Click here for more information.
In Teach an Dúin, series co-host Cathal Ó Curráin meets the legendary Tyrone brothers Cathal and Stephen Hayden on fiddles and banjo along with singer and guitarist Seamie O’Dowd.
Other co-host Sibéal Ní Chasaide, best known for her beautiful rendition of ‘Mise Éire’ performed during the Centenrary, shines as she performs along side her Father, fiddle player Ódhrán Ó Casaide and jazz guitarist Mike Nielsen, while the young musician featured is Oisín Duffy.
Speaking ahead of the final episode in the series, CEO & Artistic Director, Paul Brown said Earagail Arts Festival was proud to be able to share the depth and scope of the festival with audiences across Ireland and further afield via the partnership with TG4 and Aniar.
“For over 35 years Eearagail Arts Festival has been supporting artists from around Donegal and across the world and providing opportunities for the Irish public to access world class art on their doorsteps.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all the artists, the production crews at Earagail Arts Festival, TG4 and Aniar, the festival staff and board and the many involved in bringing these performances and Earagail Arts Festival to people all over the world,” he said.
Photo Credit: John Soffe for Aniar
Earagail Arts Festival is kindly supported by Donegal County Council, The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and Wild Atlantic Way.