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April 21st 2022

Aug 6, 7, & 8, 2022 – Dublin Irish Festival, Dublin, OH with Irish Music Masters

Irish Music Masters is a dream band featuring five of Irish American music’s most heralded artists. Formed by John Doyle, this powerhouse quintet includes John, Séamus Egan, Cathie Ryan, John Williams, and Ivan Goff. Known for their stellar solo work, as well as band projects that include seminal bands Solas and Cherish the Ladies, these […]


April 21st 2022

Welcome Claire D Cronin, our new US Ambassador to Ireland!

I was honoured to sing for Ambassador Cronin, our new US Ambassador to Ireland, on 14 April, 2022 at our local Whitestown, Co Louth pub Lily Finnegan’s. Lily’s is a great little pub with a warm welcome and a fire in the hearth. It is a place for the community to meet and share news, […]


April 13th 2022

July 30 & 31, 2022 – Buffalo Irish Festival, Buffalo, NY with John Doyle & Mick McAuley

I’ll be singing with two consummate musicians on July 30 and 31, 2022 at The Buffalo Irish Festival in Buffalo, NY – John Doyle on guitar and vocals and Mick McAuley on more vocals and everything else. We are looking forward to making music, singing songs, and spreading all the Irish music joy! Please use […]


April 13th 2022

Announcing Summer 2022 Dates in the States!

I will be back in the USA this summer performing with a shower of Irish music legends at some great Irish Folk Festivals in NY, OH, and MT. More info to follow soon! We can’t wait to get back out singing and playing for all of you.


November 15th 2021

Cathie sings in Christmas 2021 on “The Cherish the Ladies Celtic Christmas Tour!”

Joanie Madden has invited me to join “The Cherish the Ladies Celtic Christmas Tour” this December 2021! I think songs of hope, light, and new birth will ring more deeply this year and singing them for you and with you in a show with stellar musicians and dancers will be pure joy! I’ll be singing […]


August 20th 2021

Back on the road in the USA August and Sept 2021!

It has been a painful long time missing making music. There is no making it sound better than it was. And it feels great – yeehaw great! – to be out touring again and with the best of Irish musicians and buddies! I am one grateful folk singer! I hope you can join us – […]


August 21st 2020

Concerts on Facebook and YouTube Aug 30th and Sept 6th, 2020 at 7pm Irish time

I’m honored to be part of an exciting concert series coming to you on Facebook and Youtube on Aug 23rd, Aug 30th, and Sept 6th! The brilliant duo of Zoe Conway and John McIntyre have power-housed a series of shows featuring 15 musicians and artisans from County Louth and Northern Ireland filmed at the Duncairn […]


August 21st 2020

Cathie Ryan European Tour Dates Fall 2020

I hope you are all doing well and are safe and healthy. I will be on tour in Europe in September and October! It will be joyous to sing, make music, and share it with an audience again! I hope you can join me and the Calum Stewart Trio at one of our shows filled […]


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January 28th 2020

35th Anniversary Gala Concert Streaming Live from Scotland!

If you love Irish music and dance this recording is for you! The 35th Anniversary Concert Celebration of Cherish the Ladies with special guests Cathie Ryan, Heidi Talbot, Don Stiffe, Kate Purcell, Trevor Hutchinson, James Mackintosh, Donnchadh Gough, The Kane Sisters, and 5 champion step dancers- including 5 time All Ireland champions David Geaney from […]


January 26th 2020

Cathie joins Cherish the Ladies’ 35th Anniversary Concert at Scotland’s Celtic Connections Festival January 2020

Cherish the Ladies celebrates their 35th Anniversary at Scotland’s Celtic Connections Festival on Tues, 29th January 2020. I’m honored to sing and share the stage with Joanie Madden, Mary Coogan, KT Boyle, Mirella Murray, Nollaig Casey and some very special guests! It will be a brilliant night with the Ladies and Heidi Talbot, Bruce Foley, […]