LATEST: Singer Brian Kennedy to perform at local Cathedral for Derby weekend

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LATEST: Singer Brian Kennedy to perform at local Cathedral for Derby weekend

Brian Kennedy is to perform an acoustic set at the historic St Brigid’s  Cathedral at 8pm on Thursday 30th June.

The legendary Belfast-born  singer has a host of hit songs like; ‘These Days’ and ‘Put the Message  in the Box’ and many more.

The event is part of the Kildare Derby Festival which runs from 21st – 30th June and will take place in the beautiful St Brigid’s Cathedral. 

The Cathedral, which was built on the same site that St Brigid founded her nunnery in the 5th century, consists of a 32-metre-high round tower, nave and chancel church.

It was rebuilt between 1223 and 1230 by the first English bishop Ralph of London and has since undergone many restorations making it one of the most unique tourist attractions  Kildare has to offer.

Tickets for the concert are €25 plus booking fee and can be purchased from the festival website: www.kildarederbyfestival.ie. 

Also tickets  available locally at Kildare Town Heritage Centre. There are over 18 different free and ticketed events at the Kildare Derby Festival, running from 23rd – 30th June.

About Kildare Derby Festival:


The Kildare Derby Festival is celebrating its 41st year from June 21st  to 30th, 2019 in Kildare Town. The festival has gathered an extensive  committee of business, cultural and community leaders to create a unique  programme of events.

Working closely with Kildare County Council and the Chamber of Commerce, stakeholders are planning the 41st anniversary 
festival to be a sensational week of events ensuring young and old will be entertained.