Roscrea Beo was formed by like-minded locals to promote heritage, enhance the sense of community and support local business. Roscrea, Ireland’s 3rd oldest town, offers an unrivalled setting for this “festival of Family Fun”.
Roscre Beo held its first annual festival in 2012. It was deemed a huge success as over 1,000 spectators poured into Roscrea Castle and surrounds. It’s hoped to build on this success in the coming year. Festivities kick off on August 22nd with the launch of “Echoes of Roscrea” in the White House. This special CD is crafted to commemorate Roscre Beo and the Town’s history and traditions. There are songs and stories never before recorded as well as some truly exciting collaborations.
Friday August 23
Continuing the festival sees a special of Sean Keane’s “The Scattering “in the Abbey Hall. Sean, a native of Galway, has toured the world over and they are proud to announcee he will perform at the festival. He has received rave reviews and awards in Ireland as well as abroad. His traditional, folk and blues songs all lend themselves to his unique and unforgettable style. To reserve your ticket contact Tom Stapleton (087) 2238040.
Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.