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Culhane’s Irish Pub host Celtic Thunder concert series in Atlantic Beach

Culhane’s Irish Pub (CIP) owner and 2014 JAX Chamber Beaches Division Small Business Leader of the Year, Lynda Culhane, today announced that members of the famous Irish ensemble, Celtic Thunder, will be playing a series of concerts at Culhane’s Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach.  Celtic Thunder is on its 6th year of touring and has twice been named as #1 on Billboard’s World Music Artist of the Year. The 6-man show has toured the world and a few of the principal singers will be performing at Culhane’s Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach in their downtime between Celtic Thunder tours.

The first concert will feature Colm Keegan and Laura Durant from Celtic Thunder on Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 8pm at Culhane’s Irish Pub. Tickets are on sale now for that concert by visiting  https://colmkeegantours.ticketleap.comculhanes/dates/Aug-24-2014_at_0800PM.    Colm Keegan, a singer-songwriter from Dublin, Ireland, is one of the principal members of Celtic Thunder.   Colm has performed in array of prestigious musical venues from St. Peter’s Basilica as chorister to the Beacon Theatre on Broadway.  For more information on Colm, visit

The second concert will feature Ryan Kelly and Neil Byrne from Celtic Thunder on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 8pm at Culhane’s Irish Pub.  Ryan and Neil have recently been featured on the Today Show and Fox and Friends.  For an intimate night of acoustic music by candle light, you can purchase tickets online at–kelly—live-in-atlantic-beach1/.   Ryan will be performing music from his album, “In Time” while Neil will share songs from “Pale Blue Jak – Faces.”  They will also perform some Celtic Thunder tunes as well as Irish classics from their Billboard chart topping album “Acoustically Irish.”  For more information on them, visit

Lynda Culhane said, “we are excited about the opportunity to feature members of the famous Celtic Thunder group right here in North Florida.  We hope our friends from around the region will join us as we welcome some of Ireland’s most celebrated talents right here in Atlantic Beach.”

Culhane’s also invites the public to join them aboard the Celtic Thunder Cruise on the MSC DIVINA from November 8 through November 12.  The cruise will depart from Miami and visit Nassau and Thunder Bay in the Bahamas.  For more information on the cruise, visit:  When you make your booking, it will include an onboard credit of $50 per person (up to $100 per cabin) when you enter the promo code SISTERS in the PROMO CODE box on the Reservation Center page at

Culhane SistersEstablished in 2005, Culhane’s has become one of the best Irish pubs in the country (America’s Best and Top Ten, 2011) and has been featured on national television including the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Authentic, fresh cuisine serving Greater Jacksonville, the sisters (Lynda, Michelle, Mary Jane and Áine) are the first generation to emigrate from Shanagolden in County Limerick of Ireland in the 1990’s. The family farm is where the sisters developed a genuine love for the land, wholesome food and Irish traditions. Culhane’s Irish Pub is where one can revel in friendly banter, delicious food and perfect pints. The Culhane Sisters strive to bring to North Florida a real taste of Ireland.  For more information, please visit  Culhane’s is located at 967 Atlantic Blvd. in Atlantic Beach, Florida and is open for Friday lunch, weekend brunch and dinner.

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