Dingle's own Cormac Begley playing with Ré at Tradfest 2019 in Dublin

Dingle native and concertina player Cormac Begley will be performing with Ré as part of Tradfest 2019 in the Workman’s club on January 23
Dingle native and concertina player Cormac Begley will be performing with Ré as part of Tradfest 2019 in the Workman’s club on January 23

Fergus Dennehy

It will be an exciting start to the new year for one Cormac Begley as the Dingle native gets ready to perform with band Ré as part of Tradfest 2019 at the Workman's Club in Dublin on January 23.

Tradfest is Ireland's largest festival of trad, folk and world music which will run from January 23 to January 27 and which will feature a wealth of talent to showcase in some of the most iconic and atmospheric buildings in Dublin city.

It is this combination of world class artists, music and stunning venues which makes TradFest one of the truly unmissable events on the cultural calendar.

Ré are made up of Liam Ó Maonlaí, Maitiú Ó Casaide. Cormac Begley, Eithne Ní Chatháin and Peter O Toole. Cormac's concertina playing has been described by The Irish Times as 'a master class in timeless musicianship'.

Anyone in Dublin or Kerry that are looking to see Cormac perform can purchase tickets for €21.99 from Tradfest.ie.

Doors open at 8pm on the night with the show itself set to start at 8:30pm on January 23. For a full list of all the Tradfest line up, people can head over to the website at tradfest.ie.

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