Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gary Ferguson Kathy Barwick

Gary Ferguson & Kathy Barwick
Country, Bluegrass, Folk, Americana and more

Gary Ferguson & Kathy Barwick is an exciting new acoustic music duo that combines the talents of charismatic singer-songwriter Gary Ferguson and dazzling multi-instrumentalist Kathy Barwick. The team of Gary Ferguson & Kathy Barwick brings together two gifted musicians with decades of wide-ranging musical experience between them, gained from performing at big venues.

Saturday 13th July 2013 @ 9.00pm (Doors open at 8.30pm)
Tickets – €10.00 Available from –
Allihies Copper Mine Museum Office – 027-73218
Or Beara Action Group Office –027-70880

Tim Gouldings Exhibition – Archival Prints of Allihies in the 70’s and 80’s will open in the Old School House on the same evening at 6.30pm so come along to Allihies and enjoy the exhibition followed by an evening of Music in the Museum.

Gary Ferguson Kathy Barwick

Here is a youtube video of one of Gary’s tunes

More information about them can be found here

gary ferguson kathy barwick

gary ferguson kathy barwick

Summer Arts Week


The Allihies Language & Arts Centre announces the

2nd Allihies Summer Arts Week

From 14th to 19th June, with events each evening at 8pm.

The programme opens on Fri. 14th with poets Tony Curtis and Paula Meehan. On Sat. 15th there will be an evening with Eyeries poet Leanne O’Sullivan. On Sun. 16th “Arias in Allihies”, a musical evening with Welsh tenor Arwel Morgan and pianist Lada Valesova. On Mon. 17th Trish Caffrey, Leslie Clack & Martin Lewis perform Dear Conjunction’s reading of “Lewis Carroll Meets Edward Lear”, followed by “More Lives Than One – Oscar Wilde and the Black Douglas” by and with Leslie Clack. On Tues. 18th “Daughter of Gaia” written & performed by Chloe Dunn. This is the Hag of Beara’s seven lives in word and song, written specially for the Arts Week. The festival closes on Wed. 19th with Billy Griffin’s “Betrayal”.

There will be two visual arts displays throughout the festival: an open exhibition of work by Beara artists and an exhibition of paintings by guest artist Jeff Erikson. Beara artists are invited to bring in their work on Wed. June 12th.

Enquiries: or 027 73154


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