Thursday, 16 October 2008

Tulla Céilí Band stamp of approval

The Tulla Céilí BandOne of Clare’s most cherished traditional groups has been honored by An Post by being included in a new series of stamps celebrating Irish traditional music. The Tulla Céilí Band are featured in a set of four stamps which also depict Planxty, The Bothy Band and De Dannan, with whom of course Clare's Maura O'Connell sang so memorably. "The series of four stamps celebrates the phenomenon and the legacy of Irish traditional music. The bands are captured at the height of the trad boom during the purple patch of the seventies. Each of the stamps is painted by Irish artist Finbarr O’Connor, with typography by Steve Simpson." Click for more...

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