Rory Gallagher festival comes to close

The annual Rory Gallagher Festival came to a close last night in Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal.

Crowds packed the centre of the town last night where they were enthralled by the music of a group called Rory and the Lads.

Not only is their leader guitarist and singer the image of the late Rory Gallagher – complete with wrangler jacket and long hair – he was named after the legendary performer by his parents who were huge fans of Gallagher.

He is 20-year old Rory Comer, from Dunmore, in County Galway. And after a performance that lasted almost an hour more than he had planned, he spoke to our reporter in Ballyshannon, Harry Keaney: