The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol' Christmas Special
29 December 2012
The extremely popular Mayo traditional music show ‘The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol’ is heading for the west coast again this winter with its sail at full mast for its Christmas Special at Hotel Westport. The show features some of Ireland’s best known and most gifted musicians and dancers like James Kilbane, Darragh Healy and Jenny Mulvey, and this Christmas the cast and crew are joined by special guest, the legendary Sean Keane. Based on the real-life story of the Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley or Gráinne Mhaol ‘The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol’ sails into Hotel Westport on December 29th for one night only. The show has attracted and entertained thousands of visitors from all over the world since its maiden voyage four years ago and is now regarded as a ‘must see’ for all tourists visiting the west of Ireland. This powerful and passionate celebration of Irish music, song and dance is an inspiring epic, reliving the voyage of the iconic Irish legend Gráinne Mhaol throughout history. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and guarantees to keep audiences of all ages gripped from start to finish as it blends the old and the new; the contemporary and the ancient, the Sean Nós dancing against modern step dancing. The Legend of Gráinne Mhaol stage show is an incredible, unique, entertainment show that combines Irish dances and Sean Nós dancing with the passionate Latino rhythms of Tango and Salsa in a performance of strength and passion. Tickets for the show cost €30 and are available from www.grainnemhaol.com and Hotel Westport at (098) 25122.
Telephone:+353 (0)98 25 122
Address: Hotel Westport, New Rd, Westport, Co Mayo