The Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol will welcome on of Irelands most respected songwriters, Charlie McGettigan to its stage on Saturday 7th April 2018.
Charlie McGettigan started his musical career in the 1960s and down the years has toured and recorded with artists like Maura O’Connell and Eleanor Shanley who both recorded many of his songs including “Feet of a Dancer”, “A Bed for the Night” and “If Anything Happened to You”. Artists who have recorded his material include De Danann, Mary and Frances Black, Ray Lynam, Daniel O’Donnell, Sandy Kelly and Hal Ketchum.
Charlie joined forces with Paul Harrington to win the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland with Brendan Graham’s great song “Rock n Roll Kids”. He has released many solo albums including “In Your Old Room”, “Family Matters” “The man from 20” and “Stolen Moments” produced in Nashville by legendary producer Bil Vorndick.
These days Charlie tours both here in Ireland and abroad. He presents “The Saturday Connection” and “The Arts Show” on Shannonside/Northern Sound Radio where he previews live music and theatrical events, interviews guests from the world of arts and entertainment.