Tickets for the upcoming De Cuéllar Suite - Michael Rooney’s acclaimed musical composition based on the Spanish Armada events at Streedagh in 1588 are now on sale.
Book now by clicking on the link below.
This performance will feature superb musicians including Joss & Ted Kelly - members of the traditional supergroup Moxie, acclaimed violinist Niamh Crowley, and other wonderful musicians, singers and actors - all of whom will create an unforgettable experience. Michael Rooney himself will feature on harp, June McCormack on flute, Anna Houston on cello, Alex Kelly on concertina, Marie O’Byrne on fiddle - are also key members of this ensemble.
In addition, the wonderful singer Niamh Farrell - who recently featured in RTÉ’s television programme about Ireland’s Greatest Folk Song - is also part of this musical cast.
Not to be missed, get your tickets for the De Cuéllar Suite at a fantastic €15 (early bird price) plus €10 for children and concessions.
Remembering the Armada 2019 Programme Announced
An exciting and innovative programme for Remembering the Armada 2019 has just been announced. Featuring the wonderful De Cuéllar Suite - a composition written by Michael Rooney and featuring some of the region’s finest traditional and classical musicians - will be a main part of this year’s festival.
In addition, the Armada 8km race will follow the route taken by the Spanish captain Francisco de Cuéllar as he escaped from the Spanish Armada wrecks at Streedagh Beach in 1588.
Remembering the Armada will take place between 20-22 September 2019.
We will also have many of the usual favourites - Armada lectures, the Remembering the Armada parade, and more.
For full details on this year’s Remembering the Armada, click here.
Spanish Armada Visitor Centre
The Courthouse in Grange, Co. Sligo opens as the Spanish Armada Interpretive and Visitor Centre every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Summer. Find out about Sligo’s Spanish Armada past. It’s free!
The Courthouse, Grange, Sligo, Ireland
July - September
Sat-Sun 12PM to 4PM
Closed off season. Can be opened by appointment.
The Spanish Armada Festival will be held
Fri 20th Sept - Sun 22nd Sept. 2019
Tickets available shortly