Kirkby Lonsdale is hosting the 2019 All-British Traditional Irish Music Festival over the weekend of 28th to 30th of June. An event not to be missed.
However – 25 years ago Ireland hosted the best ever Eurovision Sing Song Test.
There was nothing particularly memorable about the competition. What was memorable was the interval performance of River Dance by Jean Butler and Michael Flatley and superb supporting cast.
To this day it still brings a lump to my throat. But for anyone who has never seen the performance it’s worth putting a few moments aside and doing so now: