Roslea’s Sonny McDermott. Image source Roslea Comhaltas

Keep free Wednesday 1st August 2018 for a night to honour CCÉ legend Sonny McDermott, from Roslea, Co Fermanagh.  The NYAH Comhaltas Branch in Cavan are holding the tribute night in the Farnham Arms Hotel, Cavan Town at 8.30 pm. Sonny has been involved in Comhaltas since the Fermanagh branch was formed in 1963, and is a Comhaltas Ard Chomhairle member. A host of musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers and lilters will be in attendance, as well as the legendary Seán O Sé from Cork.  The NYAH Comhaltas welcomes everyone to a celebration of this great Comhaltas personality.  The event is part of day long events “ Half Day In Cavan “ which include a celebration of the late poet/writer Dermot Healy, with an afternoon of music and lyrics with Vincent Woods from Leitrim attending. There will also be workshops, cafe recitals and open air performances. The event is supported by Creative Ireland Cavan, Comhaltas, Shannonside Northern Sound and the Farnham Arms. All enquiries to the other legend Cavan accordionist and radio personality Martin Donohoe, 0862342270. Thanks to Roslea CCE for Photograph.