RTÉ has revealed that it’s flagship event for Culture Night is to move from Dublin Castle to Collins Barracks.

The two-hour concert will be broadcast live on RTÉ Radio one and streamed across RTÉ Digital channels.

It will feature ‘the very best of Ireland’s emerging and established artists alongside the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.’

Acts confirmed as taking part include Horslips and that there will be a spoken word contribution from the team behind Waterford Whispers.

Culture Night takes place across the country on Friday, September 21st with a wide range of cultural events taking place at established venues as well as in less formal or unexpected locations.

The RTÉ Concert at Collins Barracks will be free to attend with no ticket required.

Other programmes will be recording shows at the same venue including Sunday Miscellany.

The concert will be held with the support of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin City Council, The Arts Council, The National Museum of Ireland and the OPW.

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