PHOTOS FROM THE TOM CREAN CONCERT, LIBERTY HALL, DUBLIN, 12 OCT 2014

A selection of images from the TOM CREAN Concert, Liberty Hall, Dublin 12 Oct 2014.

All photos from Liberty Hall by Mary Kelly.

Photo Kevin Coneff and Seán Corcoran Tom Crean Concert

Kevin Conneff (L) of The Chieftains and Seán Corcoran (R) of the Press Gang; two of the founders of the Tradition Club along with Tom Crean

Photo of Doireann Ní Bhriain Tom Crean Concert

Well known broadcaster Doireann Ní Bhriain, a strong supporter of the Tradition Club back in the day, introduces some of the performers.

Photo Mag Crean and Esther O'Hanlon, Tom Crean Concert

Tom’s wife, Mag Crean (L) and Esther O’Hanlon (R), another long time supporter of the Tradition Club

 

Photo John Banville, Tom Crean Concert

Renowned novelist John Banville, an old friend of Tom Crean’s, spoke movingly of his memories of Tom.

Photo Tríona and Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill, Tom Crean Concert

Tríona and Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill prepare for action.

Photo Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Tom Crean Concert

Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

Photo Voice Squad, Tom Crean Concert

Two Drogheda lads with a captured Dub! The Voice Squad – L to R, Fran McPhail, Phil Callery (the Dub!), and Gerry Cullen

Photo Seán Corcoran & Niall Fennell, Tom Crean Concert

The remainder of the Press Gang, Seán Corcoran (L) and Niall Fennell (R) sing “Down in Yon Forest”

Photo Noreen Greene, Tom Crean Concert

Noreen Greene, Trade Union Organiser, an old friend of Tom Crean’s and a long time supporter of the Tradition Club with some rare anecdotes.

Photo Kevin Conneff, Irene Martin, Tom Sherlock - Tom Crean Concert

L to R:- Kevin Conneff, Irene Martin, Tom Sherlock

Photo Phil Callery, Tom Crean Concert

Phil Callery of the Voice Squad

Photo Seán Óg Potts and Mick O'Connor, Tom Crean Concert

Piper, Seán Óg Potts (L) and fluter and major photographic documenter of the Irish music scene, Mick O’Connor (R)

Photo front row Tom Crean Concert

Well known dignitaries in the front row

Photo Peter browne, Tom Crean Concert

Ace piper and radio broadcaster, Peter Browne

Photo Brian Mullen, Tom Crean Concert

Derry singer, BBC broadcaster and regular performer at the Tradition Club, Brian Mullen.

Photo Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Tom Crean Concert

Dundalk singer, writer and composer, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin.

Photo Len Graham, Tom Crean Concert

Renowned singer Len Graham who on the night gave a stunning performance with his wife, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin. Len was a regular performer at the Tradition Club where he appeared as a duo with his old comrade-in-song, Joe Holmes from Ballymoney.

Phot band preparing, Tom Crean Concert

Band-leader Edel McWeeney (fdl.) (L) tries to call the lads to order.

Photo band section, Tom Crean Concert

Band section, L to R:- Edel McWeeney, Jock Byrnes, Fintan Vallely, Kevin Conneff.

Paul McGratten (flute), Kevin Glackin (fiddle, back), John Kelly (Fiddle, front)

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