Festival Cluain Meala continues this week with some great gigs

Festival Cluain Meala continues with the Clonmel Busking Fesitval, which runs throughout the weekend starting on this Thursday night, August 8.

Festival Cluain Meala continues with the Clonmel Busking Fesitval, which runs throughout the weekend starting on this Thursday night, August 8.

The Frank and Walters, Johnny McEvoy, Bagatelle, John Spillane, Loudest Whisper, Jimmy Crowley, Ham Sandwich and the Niall Toner Band are among the artistes who are performing. All gigs are free of charge and there will be busking in the streets on Saturday and Sunday. O’Connell Street will host an open-air ceili at 2pm on Sunday, followed by a Beat on the Street until 7pm.

The annual event raises funds for the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin.