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Pierse, Vincent

Pierse, Vincent
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Availability:

Part time and is prepared to travel.


Repertoire:

Vincent specialises in humorous Irish tales from the fireplaces of Ireland. He will transport you back in time with stories of blacksmiths and journeymen, when preparing for the station or the return of 'yanks' was the social event of the year. Vincent's side-splitting stories will definitely entertain and amuse.

Preferred audience:

Vincent prefers an adult audience. He performs at concerts, folk clubs, libraries, hospitals, festivals, museums, theatres, weddings, family parties, hotels, prisons and dinners. Recently Vincent has also begun to visit secondary schools where he has performed for senior classes.


Background experience:

Born in Kerry, Vincent inherited his gift from the storytellers of his locality. He grew up listening to stories made famous by seanachaís like the late, great Eamon Kelly. Vincent has performed in venues and at festivals all over Ireland, UK, US and Canada. A renowned storyteller, Vincent also hosted his own show on Shannonside FM called The Open Door. He is a member of the South Roscommon Singers Circle where he regularly spins yarns and he has recently performed with the traditional group Síonnain

(+353) 090 66 61194 / Mob: (+353) 086 311 4028
Ballymurray, Roscommon

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