A morning with Percy French

Owen Gilhooly-Miles / Niall Kinsella / Myles Dungan

Venue: Headfort House
Percy French began life as the son of an Anglo-Irish landlord shortly after the Great Famine, worked as an inspector of drains but ended his life far more beloved in Ireland than such a background would normally imply. In a career on the concert stage he wrote and sang a string of Irish classics, from ‘The Mountains of Mourne’ to ‘Come Back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff’. He will be celebrated in song in a special event in the glorious Headfort House ballroom by baritone Owen Gilhooly-Miles, accompanied on piano by Niall Kinsella with a script written by Myles Dungan.
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