Open 10:30–5:00, Tuesday – Saturday
Cormac Begley – In Concert
Saturday 18th June 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)
A unique musical performance with one of Ireland’s finest traditional musician’s within the gallery.
As Helena Gorey exhibition Understory, which is inspired by her deep connection with nature, comes to a close, join us for a live performance by concertina maestro Cormac Begley.
There will be a special guest performance with Co. Louth based concertina player, Sárán Mulligan.
Complementary refreshments from the Boyne Valley refreshments will be served.
Cormac Begley – About
Cormac is concertina player from west Kerry and he plays 13 concertinas that range from bass to piccolo register. His debut solo album received critical acclaim accumulating nine 5-star reviews. The music on his debut album and his latest solo album, entitled “B” are central to the award winning show Mám (directed by Micheal Keegan Dolan) and to Pat Collin’s film, ‘The Dance’.
He plays in a number of projects with musicians Liam O Connor, Caoimhín O Raghallaigh, Martin Hayes and Liam Ó Maonlaí, Rushad Eggleston (cello), Lisa O’Neill and Ye Vagabonds. He has recorded with artists including Lankum, Stephen James Smith, Ré, Jack Talty, Ye Vagabonds and Lisa O’Neill.
He is the founder of Airt, a residential school in West-Kerry, and the award winning Tunes in the Church live concert series in Galway, and more recently, a new outdoor concert series from his campervan, the ‘Beauty’.
Cormac’s new album is availble here;
Booking available below;
An Evening with Cormac Begley within Helena Gorey’s Understory