Traditional Irish music legend Finbar Furey was presented with the inaugural lifetime achievement award by The New York Friends of The Gaelic Players Association in a star-studded gala on October 4th in New York.
“The Gaelic Players Association is honoured to present Finbar Furey with the GPA US Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018 Finbar Furey is not only a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, storyteller and actor but he is one of Ireland’s most famous and talented sons. Finbar’s influence on Irish music at home and abroad is recognised widely. A man of immense creative talent and passionate gaelic games supporter, his soulful music represents values cherished by players such as courage, honesty, diversity and compassion’.
Read our recent interview with Finbar here.