Duke Special, one of Ireland’s most extraordinary and distinctive entertainers, tells the fascinating and poignant story of Belfast-born 1950s vocalist Ruby Murray in the Hardy Pictures documentary ‘Ruby and the Duke’. And this encounter with Ruby’s life and music has inspired Dublin and Cork performances with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, as well as a special CD release.

Cian was delighted to take part in the documentary and will be playing with Duke Special, May Kay (Fight Like Apes), Mary Coughlan and the RTE Concert Orchestra in The National Concert Hall on the 2nd February and The Cork Opera House on the 7th February.

This is to celebrate the launch of the documentary “Ruby and the Duke” about the life of Belfast 1950s star Ruby Murray.

Watch clips here…