Niall Horan, Gavin James, Dara O'Briain and more to take part in online charity gig

By Brian Dillon

June 5, 2020 at 9:56am

Niall Horan, Gavin James, Dara O'Briain and more to take part in online charity gig

Niall Horan, Gavin James, Dara O'Briain and more Irish celebs are set to take part in an online charity gig in aid of the London Irish Centre.

On Thursday, June 11 at 8pm, The London Irish Centre will live stream the event online via their Facebook and YouTube pages. And the lineup is stellar.

As well as Niall Horan and Gavin James, the lineup also features performances from Imelda May, Felispeaks, Loah, Lisa Hannigan, Dara O’Briain, Jack Lukeman, The Blizzards, Mundy, Liam O’Maonlai.

The lineup will also feature chats from well-known Irish faces such as Laura Whitmore, Angela Scanlon, Robert Sheehan, Lorraine Maher, Dermot O'Leary, Richard Corrigan, Ciaran Cannon, Jarlath Regan, Siobhan McSweeney and Maverick Sabre.

The LIC has been providing community services and Irish culture to London since 1954. The centre has had to close its doors on Wednesday, March 18 due to the pandemic.

Dermot O'Leary said: "I am very proud to be a patron of The London Irish Centre. The LIC does amazing work across London, and right now, they need our support. As it’s not possible to run our usual fundraising events, I’m thrilled that our friends and supporters are joining us for a little online fundraising adventure!"

Ellen Ryan, CEO at The London Irish Centre said: "I am so proud of the way we have all pulled together as a community through this crisis. Staff, volunteers and our friends have worked hand in hand to ensure that we deliver the services and cultural output needed to enable the community to feel a sense of hope and resilience for the future.

"We have also received crucial support from the Irish Government and Irish Embassy, London, and our partners at Camden Council. This very special event is your opportunity to join us and support our essential work to enable us to continue our recovery into the future."

You can watch the event at from 8pm on Thursday, June 11 on the London Irish Centre's Facebook and YouTube pages.

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