Thomond Park prepares for Wearing of the Green festival

Thomond Park prepares for Wearing of the Green festival

John Cantwell (far right) with members of the team ahead of the Green Ballad Festival which takes place on Saturday

The Wearing of The Green Ballad Festival at the Plaza Marqueee, Thomond Park on Saturday, May 14, will be a night of celebration for the people of Limerick with the ballads and songs of our past.

It will feature a remarkable line up of some of Ireland’s very best ballad singers and musicians

Derek Warfield, former member of the legendary Wolfe Tones for over 40 years is a revered singer, songwriter and historian who now along with The Young Wolfe Tones will headline this unique event.

These legends of Irish folk will perform iconic songs such as A Nation Once Again, On the One Road and The Boys of the Old Brigade. Joining them will be renowned balladeers from that great Dublin tradition The Dublin City Ramblers

Opening up proceedings at The Plaza Marquee Thomond Park will be Limerick’s own fine balladeers Parcel Of Rogues.

This event will will have full bar and food facilities on site. First act will be on stage at 7.30pm sharp

Tickets for The Wearing of The Green Ballad Festival are €25 and are available now from Ticketmaster.ie, Thomond Park Stadium 061 421100, Steamboat Music Steamboat Quay 061 311696.

Enquiries: 061 421100 email:events@thomondpark.ie