Ireland: Niamh Kavanagh’s tour in the Emerald Isle

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Niamh Kavanagh, the Irish winner of the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest is once again on tour in the Emerald Isle.

From 9 Novemeber 2013 fans of the Eurovision winner can see her perform with the band The Illegals at various venues across Ireland in a show called A Common Thread.

The Illegals are a tribute band who have been performing songs by The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac since 1980.

The tour begins at one of the band’s favourite venues, The Mill in Carnmoney, County Antrim. The show features hit songs from The Eagles and Grammy award winners Fleetwood Mac who were two big rock bands in the 1970s.

Tickets for the show at The Mill are priced at £15 per person and can be purchased at their box office. The tour will continue into the summer of 2014 and a full list of dates can be seen below.

The Illegals Live Gigs:

November 2013 – July 2014

9th November: Theatre At The Mill, Carnmoney, County Antrim
16th November: Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, County Antrim
30th November: Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick, County Down

1st February: Carrickfergus Rugby Club, County Antrim
29th March: Greenisland War Memorial Sports Club, County Antrim
4th & 5th April: Old Courthouse Theatre, Antrim, County Antrim
12th April: Civic Theatre, Tallagh, Dublin
26th April: Marketplace Theatre, Armagh, County Armagh
31st May: Belfast Empire, Belfast
21st June: Portlaoise, County Laois (More details to follow)
29th June In The Park, Clotworthy House And Gardens, Antrim, County Antrim
19th July Newcastle Centre, Newcastle, County Down

(Source: The Illegals official Facebook page)

Niamh Kavanagh is no stranger to Eurovision fans. In 1993 she represented Ireland in Millstreet with the song In your eyes winning the contest with 187 points. 17 years later in 2010 she represented Ireland once more with the song It’s for you which came 23rd with 25 points.

In your eyes

It’s for you

Stayed tuned with for more information about Niamh Kavanagh and Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest.

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