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.

Finbar Furey plays Vicar Street 28th February & 3rd March 2019. Tickets priced €36.50 go on sale Thursday 11th October at 9am through & usual outlets.