Declan Nerney

One of Ireland's most established singers, Declan Nerney, will bring his unique musical style to Boston this November.

A native of County Longford, the Irish and Country musician from Drumlish has been a firm favorite on the Irish music scene since the late 80's and is a regular fixture on many of Ireland's many major television shows including the Late Late Show.

As one of Ireland's most popular performers, Nerney has recorded 8 top-selling albums to date, and established some great self-penned songs, together with song-writing maestro Henry McMahon. He is known for his songs like Marquee in Drumlish, Anna from Fermanagh, Up in the Mornin', Christmas Hooley, Barry & Dunne, Three Way Love Affair, and many great cover versions like Stop the World and Let Me Off, Take this Job, Walkin' on New Grass.

The Irish musician and his band has traveled across the globe entertaining the masses and continues to be warmly welcomed by audiences in the states. Fans of the singer will be happy to hear Nerney will return to the states for three performances at the end of this month. Starting in Rhode Island on October 30 at Murphy's Law, Pawtucket, Nerney will then perform in Boston at the Irish Social Club, West Roxbury on November 1 and at Florian Hall, Dorchester on November 2. Tickets $25. For tickets or more information please call 781-534-3919 or visit www.

Get your Jive on

Are you a Jive dance enthusiast? Maybe you're a reluctant Jive partner? Either way, if you're Irish, there is no doubt you've spent years perfecting this dance style at every family wedding you've ever attended! Now you have an opportunity to show off your signature moves and possibly win big with Irish Music Nation's inaugural Jive contest.

The entertainment group is billing the competition as a "first of it's kind for Boston" and the competition will take place on November 2, at the Florian Hall ( 55 Hallet Street) in Dorchester.

Music will be supplied by one of Ireland's top performers, Declan Nerney and The Band.

The winning couple will walk-away with an Irish Weekend Down the Cape for 2 and there is a variety of trophies and prizes to be won by the runners-up.

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