The Wolfe Tones announced for Galway Airport Summer Sessions

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The Wolfe Tones have been added to next year’s Galway Airport Summer Sessions, joining Fatboy Slim and the Waterboys in the new festival’s exciting line-up

The Summer Sessions will see Irish and international artists take to the stage at Galway Airport in August 2024, which will have a capacity of just under 5,000 for each gig.

The Irish ballad band will play at Galway Airport on Friday, 23 August 2024, with tickets on sale this Friday, 17 November at 10am from

The Wolfe Tones announced this week that they hang up their banjos after a series of gigs next autumn after an illustrious career spanning 60 years.

After decades of success, the band remains as popular as ever, playing to a crowd of 30,000 people at Electric Picnic this year.

The Galway gig will therefore be one of the last times to see The Wolfe Tones before they retire.

The band recorded 16 studio albums and ten live albums over the past six decades, with hits such as Celtic Symphony and a rendition of A Nation Once Again, which was voted the best song of all time in a BBC World Service poll.