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Prime stars lined-up for the return of ‘Fermoy Goes Nation’

SOME of the largest names on the modern Irish nation music scene are set to grace the stage at Fitzgerald’s Park in Fermoy on Sunday, August 14 for what guarantees to be a vastly satisfying afternoon of music and craic.

ollowing its inaugural outing pre-Covid in 2019 ‘Fermoy Goes Nation, a fundraiser for the native GAA membership, will make a welcome return to the venue with proceeds going to assist fund the membership’s formidable future improvement plans.

The road-up for the day will embrace Mike ‘The Galway Boy’ Denver and his band who will carry out a set together with his hits ‘Tommy Okay’, ‘Galway Woman’ and ‘Blown Away’ and multi award-winning singer Cliona Hagan and her band.

They are going to be joined on the invoice by Robert Mizelle and Ciaran Rosney.

Fermoy GAA membership PRO Bryan Barry mentioned they’re hoping to repeat the success of the 2019 mini-festival, which attracted a whole lot nation music followers from the locality and throughout the nation to Fermoy.

“Nation music has an enormous following throughout the nation, one thing that was very evident from the big turnout for the 2019 occasion, with individuals coming from far and huge for the occasion. We’re anticipating that the 2022 version shall be equally widespread,” mentioned Bryan.

Following the success of the inaugural ‘Fermoy Goes Nation’ plans have been in place to make it an annual occasion. Like many different festivals throughout the nation, it was impacted by the Covid pandemic with the organising committee left with no possibility however to cancel the occasion in 2020 and once more final 12 months.

Nonetheless, Bryan mentioned that now issues have returned to some kind of normality, it’s hoped ‘Fermoy Goes Nation’ will change into a everlasting fixture on the native leisure calendar.

“Along with bringing a welcome monetary enhance to the city, the occasion can even assist us fund a giant group improvement plan that we’re setting up that may see the membership widen its footprint each at Fitzgerald’s Park and Colman’s Sports activities Advanced,” mentioned Bryan.

Tickets for ‘Fermoy Goes Nation’, which can run from 1pm-7pm, can be found from Barnes Jewellers, Shinnick’s Spar and Marelas Hair Salon in Fermoy, priced at €25.

Tickets may also be bought on-line at



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