Legends of Irish music & song, The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I Will Love You’, ‘When You Were Sweet 16’, ‘The Green Fields of France’, ‘The Old Man’, ‘Red Rose Café’, ‘From Clare to Here’, ‘Her Father Didn’t Like Me Anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal Away’ etc return to the Ardhowen stage.
The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 44 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul while Tony Blair has publicly stated his favourite peace song of all time is the FUREYS “Green Fields of France” and President Michael D Higgins attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.
The oldest of the brothers, Eddie Furey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folk revival where he shared accommodation with then unknown folk singers Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell. In 1969 with his brother Finbar, he was the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout the USA and Canada. In 1971 he moved to mainland Europe where he toured for seven years. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England while Dave was still a teenager.
With the change to the legal requirement to socially distance in theatres, the Ardhowen Theatre is now required to take additional measures to ensure the safety of our customers and staff. For admission to this performance, along with photographic ID, we will also request that audience members demonstrate proof of their Covid status by providing us with ONE of the following means of verification:
· Proof of full vaccination,
· Proof of a negative 'Lateral Flow Test, or
· Email or text proof of Positive PCR in previous 30 - 180 days.
All tickets must be booked in advance, contact details of all attendees over 16 years of age must be submitted at the time of booking and masks should be worn at all times, unless exempt.