Titans of trad

Siansa Gael Linn to showcase best of traditional music

Áine Hensey, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

Áine Hensey, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

Tue, Mar 25, 2014, 10:20

The first tunes in the Siansa Gael Linn All-Ireland music final will be heard in the National Concert Hall, Dublin, Sunday, April 6 at 7.30pm. Eight teenage traditional music groups from Sligo, Derry, Cork, Clare, Mayo, Waterford and Dublin will compete in front of 1,000 spectators and three judges. The winners will return home with the Siansa Gael Linn musicians of the year title, a trophy, a cheque for €2,500 and the audience’s acclaim. The concert will be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, presented by Áine Hensey, or tickets are available from the National Concert Hall, 01-4170000 or at www.nch.ie.