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Robin Williamson at Naul

About … The venue was the Seamus Ennis Centre right in the centre of Naul Village, formerly Co. Dublin and now Co. Fingal as this is several miles north of Dublin. The Seamus Ennis Centre is dedicated to the piper Seamus Ennis. The frontage is a restored thatched cottage that serves as a wonderful cafe and visitor’s centre. Behind this is like a large portacabin converted into a very pretty performance area. It is club with round tables seating 4 or 5 people around a table. There is a stage, pa and mixing desk at the rear. It only seats around 40 people, and that’s about the number that turned up for this concert. Again, as usual at a Robin Williamson concert, men were the majority of the audience. The usual paparazi of Noel etc. arrived hours before the show to bag the nearest table to set up what has become quite a professional mobile recording, video and photography studio to archive Robin’s performances. Claire and I were quite early ourselves and had a snack in the cafe, and Robin