Music The Fureys 2019

Thu 24 Oct, 8PM

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Legends of Irish music & song TheFUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’ and ‘Red rose café’ return toThe Riverside Theatre this Autumn.

The FUREYS have been entertainingaudiences worldwide for 41 years, audiences that have included formerAustralian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese andthe late Pope John Paul while Tony Blair has publicly stated his favouritepeace song of all time is the FUREYS “Green Fields of France” and PresidentMichael D Higgins attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.


The oldest of the brothers, EddieFurey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folkrevival where he shared accommodation with then unknown folk singers BillyConnolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell. In 1969 with his brother Finbar, hewas the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout theUSA and Canada. In 1971 he moved to mainland Europe where he toured for sevenyears. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching himhis first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England whileDave was still a teenager.

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