Shamrock Rose and Thistle, The Eddie Butcher Singing & Music Festival

Sunday 1st September (Opening Night) and Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th September

Celebrating the life and works of Magilligan’s own traditional singer and songwriter, Eddie Butcher (1900-1980), the festival promises singing and storytelling for all ages to enjoy.

Opening night which takes place on Sunday 1st September in the Keady Clachan will mark the 10th year of the Eddie Butcher Singing & Music Festival. During the festival Colum Sands will perform in the newly refurbished Magilligan Community Centre on Thursday 5th. Jimmy’s Seisiún takes place in St Patrick’s Hall on Friday 6th and the festival continues in Dungiven on Saturday 7th at St Canice’s. The festival comes to a close on Sunday 8th in the Downhill Beach Hostel with a final singing
seisiún.