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Christy Moore cancels upcoming gigs, wishing fans 'safe passage through this very difficult time'

By Sarah Finnan

March 12, 2020 at 1:03pm

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One of the country's most compelling and inspirational musicians, Christy Moore was booked to perform in Kilkenny, Killarney and Portlaoise in the coming weeks.

Fans who were lucky enough to nab tickets to go see Christy Moore have been left disappointed this morning after the Kildare man was forced to cancel upcoming gigs amidst coronavirus concerns.

Due to play venues in Kilkenny, Killarney Portlaoise - each show was set to take place in the month of March.

In a message posted to his Facebook account, the singer updated listeners on his decision to cancel shows around the country.

"It is with regret that I must announce the cancellation of upcoming concerts in Kilkenny, Killarney and Portlaoise. In the absence of official Government guidance, I feel it incumbent on me to make this decision.

Having heard tonight's bulletin from the W.H.O. I have made this difficult decision. I regret any inconvenience caused. We will give further information re: rescheduling, refunding etc. and about other future concerts as soon as it is available.

I wish everyone a safe passage through this very difficult time."

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