Maria Doyle Kennedy to host two concerts at Hook Lighthouse

One of the many events taking place at Hook Lighthouse for National Heritage Week are two very special concerts with Irish singer and songwriter Maria Doyle Kennedy  in the Lighthouse tower on August 25th and 26th. A limited number of tickets to this fully seated event are on sale at €30. See www.hookheritage.ie

One of the many events taking place at Hook Lighthouse for National Heritage Week are two very special concerts with Irish singer and songwriter Maria Doyle Kennedy in the Lighthouse tower on August 25th and 26th. A limited number of tickets to this fully seated event are on sale at €30. See www.hookheritage.ie

Maria Doyle Kennedy will host two very special evening concerts at the Hook Lighthouse on August 25th and 26th.
Maria Doyle Kennedy has forged a name and held her own in diverse arenas from film and TV to her career as a singer-songwriter. She has spent the best part of 20 years performing live all over the world to audiences ranging from the many thousands who have enjoyed her show at festivals including Glastonbury, Oxegen, Cambridge Folk Festival to the more intimate theatre concerts.
She has hosted sell out shows at Hook Lighthouse in the past and returns later this month to host two more magical performances in the 800-year-old Lighthouse Tower. A limited number of tickets to this fully seated event are on sale at €30.
Maria will perform many of her fans favourite songs along with some new songs from her upcoming album, which is set to be launched later this year.
This event will take place as part of one of the many happenings at Hook Lighthouse for National Heritage Week, which takes place from August 19th to 27th; enjoy a combination of events from historical tours, pirate fun, musical evenings and a whale and dolphin group day at the Lighthouse located on the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford.
On Sunday, August 20th a special family fun day will be on offer at the tower with free fun games taking place on the Lighthouse lawns.
On Saturday, August 26th the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group will host an information day at the Lighthouse, the group will tell visitors how best to spot the Minke and Humpback Whales which are frequently seen off the Peninsula, along with details on dolphins, porpoises, seals and other sea life.
And to taking the Summer season to a close for the pesky Pirates on the Peninsula, they will be given free reign of the Lighthouse for just one day. Don’t miss the calamity on Sunday, August 27th as the Pirate cronies host their final Pirate Fling for the summer, all of their usual antics and mischief will be par for the course plus they plan to take the Lighthouse Manager to ransom and demand that kids go free on tours all day on August 27th.
For further details on these heritage week events and tickets see www.hookheritage.ie

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