last official photograph of
The Miami Showband
30th anniversary of The Miami Showband tragedy occurred on July
31st 2005 and a special weekend of events took place to mark the
anniversary and remember the lives of
Frank O’Toole, Brian McCoy and Tony Geraghty who
lost their lives at that time.
Dana lead the music for the worshipers at the
special interdenominational service held in Dublin's
Pro-Cathedral Saturday July 30th. Dickie Rock also
Among the artists on stage during the night were: Brendan
Bowyer and his daughter, Brendan Bonass, Richie Buckley,
Ronan Collins, Frank Colohan, Mike Hanrahan, Fr Brian Darcey,
Donnie Deveney, Ronnie Drew, Keith Donald, Jim Farley, Red Hurley,
Brian Harris, George Jones, Tony Kenny, The
Memories, The Indians, Johnny Fean , Mick Rowley, Shaun O’Dowd,
Derrick Mahaffey, The Conquerors, Pat Lynch, Brendan O’Brien,
Declan Ryan, Kelly (Nevada), John Keogh, Brian Maguire, Jim McCann,
Pat McCarthy ,Brendan Quinn, Shay Healy, The
Strangers, Des Lee, Steve Travers, Paul Ashford and Bobby Kelly.
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It was intended that
proceeds of the concert would go towards erecting a permanent
memorial to Fran O’Toole, Tony Geraghty and Brian McCoy.
memorial was unveiled by Taoiseach Bertie Ahern on December 10th
for more info.