New Country Music Festival for Omagh

Promoter Shane Pritchard with Ulster American Folk Park Guides Suzanne and Marian and Dominic Kirwan, John McNicholl, Cleona O'Hagan and Barry Kirwan at the launch of Country in the Park. Picture by Pat McSorley.
Marie Louise McConville

A COUNTRY music festival featuring a host of well-known artists, including Dominic Kirwan and Philomena Begley, is set to take place at the Ulster American Folk Park in Co Tyrone this May Bank Holiday weekend.

Country In The Park will bring together an array of performers who will take to three stages against the popular museum's picturesque backdrop in Omagh.

A feast of non stop music will be on offer each of the days, which will run from 2pm until 9pm.

There will also be a number of well known comperes including Hugo Duncan, Big T and Trevor Campbell

Those featuring on the line-up include Dominic Kirwan, Philomena Begley, Lee Matthews, Jimmy Buckley, Johnny Brady, Brian Coll and Declan Nerney.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.

Tickets cost £25 per day with a special ticket price for all under-16s of £15.

PS Promotions, who are running the event, have also introduced a special weekend ticket price of £45.

Tickets are available from the ticket hotline on 028 8224 3753, as well as at a number of outlets.


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