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Leonard Cohen songbook show back by popular demand


Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways return to Hawk's Well Theatre.

Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways return to Hawk's Well Theatre.

Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways return to Hawk's Well Theatre.


Back by popular demand, the catalogue of Leonard Cohen will be celebrated at Hawk’s Well Theatre this winter. Taking place on Fri 3rd December, Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen features a collective of musicians paying tribute to the celebrated singer, poet and novelist.

A collective of performers interpreting the music of one of the greatest songwriters of our time, Bird on the Wire has already received rave reviews and will be back at the Hawk’s Well for a very special performance.

Led by Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways, the players will celebrate many of Cohen’s best-loved life works. They lead a masterful collective including Will Merrigan on bass, Dave Clancy on keys, and Beoga legend Eamon Murray on drums, together with strings and brass sections.

Pauline Scanlon galvanized the Irish music scene with her stunning debut album, ‘Red Colour Sun’, over ten years ago. As a solo artist and as a member of vocal duo LUMIERE, Scanlon has entranced audiences the world over with her distinctly delicate intensity.

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The Whileaways are three powerful forces in Irish roots music, Noelie McDonnell, Noriana Kennedy and Nicola Joyce combine to create a beguiling tapestry of harmonies, tradition and beautifully crafted original songs.

Their sound is simply captivating, enthralling live audiences and securing their firm footing in roots music both in Ireland and internationally.

Together, they will bring Cohen’s songbook to life.

Tickets for this show which is sure to sell out, are available now priced at €25 (plus €1 booking fee).

For enquiries or to book, visit or call 0719161518.