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Best of the West


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Claremorris Town Hall Theatre presents
Best of the West

Frank McCaffrey is from Westport in Co Mayo. Frank started his musical caree in local band‚ The Beatminstrels, and then joined The Frielmen. After several years playing in different groups, he decided to go solo in 1983. He has toured throughout Ireland as well as England, Europe and America.

Stuart Moyles has played music for Nathan Carter, Michael English, and Gerry Guthrie over the last number of years. When not performing on the stage, Stuart records new material and features heavily on national radio stations. He has toured across Europe and the UK.

Gerry Carney hails from Ballyhaunis, and made his name as a skilled singer-songwriter after releasing his debut album ‘The Flame’ in 1995. He has performed on RTE TV, joined by Irish Eurovision representative Niamh Kavanagh, and shared the stage with artists Alison Krauss, Van Morrison and Brian Kennedy. Gerry’s biggest success to date would came when he recorded ‘Paddy’, a tribute to Gerry’s late uncle PJ Kelly.

Marc Roberts came to international prominence when he represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest and came in second with ‘Mysterious Woman’ in 1997. Marc’s first self-titled album was released shortly after and he toured extensively throughout Europe, appearing on all the top TV shows in the UK, with his American country music! He is also a radio presenter with Galway Bay FM. His show 'The Feel Good Factor’ is on air every Saturday 12-3pm and Sundays 11:30-1:30pm.

James Kilbane is “The Lone Ranger of country music and is a leading voice in Christian and country gospel music. James is an experienced performer, touring Ireland regularly as well as bringing his country influenced gospel and faith based events to international audiances.

Eunice Moran is a presenter on Midwest Radio, singer, entertainer, compére and social dance instructor.

Frank Forde is a comedian, mimic and regularly features on RTE Radio 1’s Funny Friday.