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2022-05-18 Gig for Ukraine - Moat Theatre, Naas

We're all very aware of what's going on in Ukraine and many feel powerless to help. Around the country, people are putting on benefit nights in various shapes and forms to raise money for the charities doing work aiding the refugees from Ukraine.

On Wednesday night, in the Moat Theatre, the first of two 'Stop The War' benefit gigs, in aid of The Irish Red Cross, took place and featured performances by Tony Kirwan, Charlie McGettigan, Willie Headon (the organiser of tonight's benefit), Freddie White, Pete Kavanagh and Eleanor Shanley.

It was, as most benefits are, an enjoyable night, tinged with sadness that such a benefit had to take place in the first place.  One day, probably not in my lifetime, the world might actually be at peace, one day...

Until then, the next benefit gig takes place on May 26th and tickets can be bought here.

Now for some photos:

Tony Kirwan

Charlie McGettigan

Willie Headon

Freddie White

Pete Kavanagh

Eleanor Shanley


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