Galway Concerts 2017

  • FREE historic tour of the church included!
  • Interactive experience - ask artists questions!
  • Top class musicians, singers and dancers!

Dates and Times

  • Monday to Friday in June and July!
  • 7 nights a week in August!
  • Concert run from 8 to 9-30pm (Doors from 7.30pm)


  • Tickets also available on the door
  • Concessions available for students

Cormac Begley

Cormac is a bass, baritone, treble and piccolo concertina player from a well-known west Kerry musical family. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Sean O Riada Award for concertina playing. The Irish Times described his playing as ‘a masterclass in timeless musicianship’ (*****, Irish Times). He is founder of the award winning ‘Tunes in the Church’ live concert series and the founder of an arts school on the Dingle Penninsula ( He has recently completed a PhD in Psychology at NUI, Galway, where he researched the pressures experienced by adolescent males growing up in Ireland. To date, he has featured on three acclaimed recordings – the first with fellow concertina player, Jack Talty (‘Na Fir Bolg’) and the second, featuring his sister, Clíodhna (viola) and Páraic Mac Donnchadha (banjo) - ‘Tunes in the Church’. The third with the band Ré featuring Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O Toole, Maitiú Ó Casaide and Eithne Ní Chatháin.

Concert Details

Concert Date 01-06-2016 8:00 pm
Concert End Date 01-06-2016 9:30 pm
Price €15.00
We are no longer accepting bookings for this concert

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