The Coronas and Gavin James among acts confirmed for Ukraine fundraising concert

The gig will be held in the Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney
The Coronas and Gavin James among acts confirmed for Ukraine fundraising concert

Muireann Duffy

The Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney is to hold a concert in aid of the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal, with The Coronas, Gavin James and The Academic among the night's performers.

Hermitage Green and Susan O'Neill are also confirmed, with Fergal D'Arcy carrying out MC duties.

The concert will be held on Friday, May 6th, with all proceeds going to the Irish Red Cross, which is currently offering humanitarian aid in Ukraine following Russia's invasion on February 24th.

"From all of us at the Irish Red Cross – we are grateful for the incredible support of The Gleneagle Group in putting together this historic concert in aid of the Ukraine Crisis Appeal," the group's head of fundraising Charlie Lamson said.

"To have the Coronas, Gavin James, The Academic, Hermitage Green and Susan O’Neill all rowing in behind this effort means so much to us.

"The Irish Red Cross is steadfast in its commitment to providing emergency support to those impacted by the unfolding crisis in Ukraine and this concert will go such a long way in keeping this commitment in people’s hearts and minds."

Seated and standing tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Tuesday, April 5th at 9am, with prices starting at €39.50.

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