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The Trinity Bar
In The Heart Of Dublin

Irish Songs and Stories is an authentic and immersive celebration of Irish culture, blending captivating music, food and enchanting storytelling to create a mesmerising experience for all audiences

Next show
February 29th 2024  
Every Thursday 5.15pm

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ABOUT THE SHOW

Irish Songs & Stories

An immensely popular Irish music show that is known for its captivating storytelling and world-class performances. It is a truly unique experience that combines Irish food, Irish dance, and storytelling. This is no ordinary night out, but a celebration of Irish culture and heritage that has captivated mixed audiences of all ages.

The show, called “Irish Songs and stories,” is the creation of a group of passionate Irish artists and performers who came together with a shared vision to create something truly special. The result is a unique fusion of traditional Irish songs, Irish dancing and storytelling combined with an unforgettable 3-course Irish meal. As guests enter the intimate venue, they are transported back in time to a world of myth and legend, where the stories of Irish music come alive. Sean Coffey, Guitarist and singer/storyteller and Sharon Hussey ( fiddle, flutes and mandolin) weave together tales of heroes and villains, love and loss, and the enduring spirit of the Irish people. As the stories unfold, the audience will experience breathtaking display of Irish dance across the stage in a display of skill and grace. The energy is infectious, and it’s impossible not to tap your feet to the lively music. The food is another highlight of the evening. Each dish is carefully crafted to reflect the rich culinary heritage of Ireland, with locally sourced ingredients and traditional recipes passed down through generations. From the hearty beef and stout Irish stew to the famous Bacon and Cabbage with parsely sauce. Every bite is a celebration of the flavours and traditions of this magical country. As the night draws to a close, guests are left with a sense of euphoria, having been transported to a world where music, dance, and food blend together to create an unforgettable experience. For those lucky enough to attend “Irish Songs and Stories” it’s a night they will never forget.

THE PERFORMERS

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Sean Coffey

Sean Coffey, a renowned Irish singer in the Dublin Temple Bar music scene, has been entertaining audiences for many years with his diverse range of song choices. From contemporary hits to traditional Irish ballads, Sean has a repertoire that can cater to all music preferences. His unique style features engaging with the audience and sharing humorous stories, making his performances an unforgettable experience.

Sharon Hussey

Sharon is a talented musician and composer based in Dublin. She is skilled in an array of instruments including fiddle, tin-whistle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and flute. Her latest album showcases her vocal abilities as well. Sharon has played with wellknown Irish artists including The Dubliners, Finbar Furey, and Sharon Shannon. She comes from a musical family and was influenced by her father’s diverse taste in music which is evident in her ability to play along with any genre of music, from reggae to heavy metal. At 19, she released her debut album “Inisheer” and has since performed all over the world, earning her the 2010 Golden Fiddle Award in Melbourne, Australia.

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Irish Dancers

Our world champion Irish dancers are a group of extraordinarily talented dancers who have achieved the pinnacle of success in their craft. They have not only won prestigious competitions around the world, but have also toured with some of the most iconic Irish dance productions in history, including Lord of the Dance and Riverdance. With their precision, grace, and athleticism, they captivate audiences with their incredible performances, bringing the joy and energy of Irish dance to fans all over the world. They are truly a world-class group of dancers who continue to awe and inspire audiences everywhere they go.

Traditional 3 Course Dinner

Starters

Killybegs Seafood Chowder served with homemade Irish Stout Bread.

Or

Wild Atlantic Smoked Salmon served on potato farls with chive crème fraiche, capers and salad garnish.

Or

Chicken Wings, available in a choice of either hot and spicy or barbecue sauces served with a celery stick and a blue cheese dip

Main Courses

Traditional Irish Bacon and Cabbage served with honey roast carrots, mash potato and parsley sauce.

Or

Beef and Irish Stout Stew served with homemade brown bread.

Or

Cottage Pie, premium mince beef and root vegetables topped with creamy mash accompanied by a rich red wine jus.

Or

Clonakilty Pork and Leek Sausages served on a bed of creamy mash potato topped with an onion gravy.

Vegetarian Options

Cashel Blue Cheese Salad, baby leaf spinach, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, red onion, black olives, cashel blue cheese tossed in house dressing.

Or

Wild Mushroom and Courgette Pasta served in a white wine and cream sauce topped with Parmesan cheese files.

Desserts

Homemade Baileys and Toblerone Cheesecake Or Selection of Ice Cream (Vanilla, Strawberry or Chocolate)

Please note all Allergens are listed on the menu at the Venue. If you have a special dietary requirement please give us 24 hours notice in advance.

TESTIMONIALS

  • What is an Irish Songs and Stories Show?
    An Irish Songs and Stories Show is a live performance that combines traditional Irish music and storytelling. It features musicians and storytellers who are masters of their craft, delivering a captivating performance that highlights the rich cultural heritage of Ireland.
  • Who is the audience for an Irish Songs and Stories Show?
    An Irish Songs and Stories Show is for anyone who loves Irish music, Irish food, storytelling, or culture. It's a great opportunity to experience the unique beauty and charm of Irish tradition in a live setting.
  • What kind of music can I expect to hear at an Irish Songs and Stories Show?
    At an Irish Songs and Stories Show, you can expect to hear a range of traditional Irish music, including jigs, reels, ballads, and other Irish classic tunes. The musicians may use a variety of instruments, including fiddles, flutes, bodhráns, mandolins and whistles.
  • What kind of stories will be told at an Irish Songs and Stories Show?
    The stories told at an Irish Songs and Stories Show are stories from the songs that will be played on the night and personal stories. They are told by Sean the storyteller who brings the characters and events to life with his own words.
  • Can I sing along or participate in the show?
    Yes, audience participation is often encouraged at an Irish Songs and Stories Show. You will be invited to sing along with all of the songs or participate in certain dances or activities.
  • How long does an Irish Songs and Stories Show typically last?
    The length of an Irish Songs and Stories Show can vary, but most shows are between 70-90 minutes long.
  • Are Irish Songs and Stories Shows suitable for children?
    Yes, Irish Songs and Stories Shows can be enjoyed by people of all ages, including children. The music and storytelling are family-friendly and can be a great way to introduce kids to the rich cultural heritage and music of Ireland. Please contact us by email through the website to secure a child ticket.
  • Is it possible to take photos or recordings during the show?
    Policies regarding photography and recordings at Irish Songs and Stories Shows may vary. Some performers may allow it, while others may not. It's best to check with the performers before the show to see what their policy is on photography and recordings
  • Is there disabled access?
    Yes, there is a lift in the reception area that will take you downstairs to the show area
  • Is there customer parking?
    Yes, The car park is located just a 3 minute walk beside Gogartys bar in Temple Bar

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