The High Kings take home IMRO Number 1 Award, Announce Irish Tour

Ireland natives The High Kings were victorious today as their album Grace and Glory won them the Irish Music Rights Organization Number 1 Award

. The award was created to congratulate IMRO members who reach number 1 in the charts in Ireland or abroad. This is the latest of a long list of victories for the new album, as it has maintained a high ranking on a variety of Irish charts. Including being the top-selling Irish album of its release week, Grace and Glory is No 1 in the IRMA Irish Independent Album Chart, No 3 on the IRMA Irish Album Chart, and Number 1 on the Irish iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart.

Keith Johnson, Director of Membership at IMRO, also gave his high praise of the album, saying, “We are delighted to present The High Kings with an IMRO No.1 Award in recognition of their recent hit Irish album ‘Grace and Glory’. The album is a polished anthology of well-loved traditional Irish ballads, all of which have been given the special High Kings treatment.”

This was just the beginning of the good news from The High Kings, as they have also announced that they will be embarking on a new Irish tour through the end of 2016 into early 2017. They have been a hit overseas in America, and their last Irish tour sold out fast, so if you or someone you know have tickets for The High Kings on your Christmas list, be sure to get ahead of the holiday rush! Dates for the new tour are below.


Dec 8 Iontas Theatre, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan

Dec 9 INEC, Killarney, Co Kerry

Dec 10 Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, Co Westmeath

Dec 15 An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Dec 16 An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

Dec 17 Burnavon Theatre, Cookstown, Co Tyrone

Dec 18 Burnavon Theatre, Cookstown, Co Tyrone

Dec 27 Ulster Hall, Belfast, Co Antrim

Dec 28 Market Place Theatre, Armagh, Co Armagh

Dec 29 Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

Dec 30 Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, Co Tyrone


Jan 1 Racket Hall, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Jan 6 Landmark Hotel, Carrick-On-Shannon, Co Leitrim

Jan 7 Millennium Forum, Derry. Co Derry

Jan 8 Canal Court Hotel, Newry, Co Down

Jan 12 UCH, Limerick, Co Limerick

Jan 13 Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne, Co Meath

Jan 14 Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill, Co Galway

Jan 20 Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Jan 21 National Opera House, Wexford, Co Wexford

Jan 26 Theatre Royal, Waterford, Co Waterford

Jan 27 Opera House, Cork

Jan 28 Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow, Co Carlow


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