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Cahal Dunne Concert

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THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
February 25 | 4pm
General Public $25

    Cahal Dunne, “Ireland’s Happy Man” is a composer, classically trained concert pianist, storyteller, comedian and television personality.  His style is rich and deep, reflecting the many strands in his distinguished career. He has performed with Bob Hope, Al Martino, Tony Orlando and has performed for several American Presidents. So with his Irish to Broadway to Country repertoire, a great show is guaranteed!  Mr. Dunne is the nephew of the former Prime Minister of Ireland, Jack Lynch.  In l974, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University College of Cork and had several hits in Europe.  CahaI started a band in Ireland in 1977, and against all the odds they made it. They won the equivalent of American Idol in 1979 with his own song “Happy Man.” It was his first number one hit, but they were always fighting the recession, dance halls closing up etc. so Cahal had two choices: go back teaching or emigrate, so Cahal emigrated. He’s glad he did, and enjoys playing and singing more than ever all over the U.S.

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