Programme From The Very First Concert, April 1998
Thursday March 11th, 2010

This is the programme from the very first Salt & Pepper concert, “An Evening With The Beatles,” which was held on 26th April 1998.  Click on a thumbnail to have a closer look, and see how many names you recognise.


A Letter From the Irish Hospice Foundation
Friday February 19th, 2010

Some excerpts from a letter written by Tim O’ Dea, Head of Fundraising for the Irish Hospice Foundation:

Dear Salt & Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band,

Everyone is entitled to a dignified, comfortable death. We believe that no one should face death or bereavement without appropriate care and support. Your very generous gift of €2000 will help us achieve this vision. Thank you so much for your support.

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Photos: “Millennium Tour” Programme
Friday January 22nd, 2010

The front cover of the programme from the band’s “Millennium Tour,” December 1999.

Video: “Moondance”
Saturday January 16th, 2010

From the Van Morrison tribute concert “Bright Side of the Road,” held in November 2006, Gaelscoil na Cille, Ashbourne:

Audio: “Never Loved A Man”
Thursday January 14th, 2010

From the “Sweet Soul Music” concert in 2003 (or thereabouts).

More videos and music can be found on our YouTube channel.

Photos: First Concert Posters
Monday January 4th, 2010

From deep, deep, deep in the Salt & Pepper Archives, posters from the first and second concerts, held back in April and December 1998.

Click an image to start a slideshow.


Photos: A Few Oldies
Thursday December 31st, 2009

A few photos from WAY back (the band’s Millennium Tour in December 1999) which is why some of us look so young.  Most of these pictures are from a video of the show, so apologies for the quality.

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Video: “Don’t Let Me Down”
Wednesday December 30th, 2009

From our YouTube Channel, the band playing “Don’t Let Me Down” at our most recent concert, “The Beat Goes On”.

Vocals: John Moore/Aoife Kent; Guitars: Kevin Robinson, Conor Carey, Katie Cullen-Geraghty; Keyboard: Alan Kavanagh; Bass: Aimee Byrne; Drums: Barry McLoughlin

Welcome to the Redesign
Wednesday December 30th, 2009

Hi there. Glad you could make it. Welcome to the new look We hope you like it. You might find a few blank pages or bugs here and there while we get things up and running properly; if you do, please let us know ( and we’ll try our best to sort them out.

Details of forthcoming gigs and events will be posted here soon, along with videos, songs and photos. Don’t forget, you can also find us on Facebook, YouTube and Bebo.

“The Beat Goes On”: Almost €2000 Raised
Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Salt & Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band’s recent fundraiser “The Beat Goes On” has so far raised almost €2000 for the Irish Hospice Foundation. A HUGE thank you goes out to everyone who helped make the event such a huge success. We would particularly like to thank Donaghmore-Ashbourne GAA Club for the use of their venue, Rosie Conway for organizing so many raffle prizes, and everyone who gave up their time and talent for the Band.

Thank you, all. The Beat Goes On…

Site Update
Sunday May 1, 2011

We’re in the middle of moving our website to a new hosting plan, so you may find a lot of broken links and other things not quite working over the next 24 hours as we wait for things to transfer over.

Thanks for your patience.

Since 1998, Salt & Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band has been proud to support the following charities and organisations: So far, we have raised over €100,000 for these causes through the kind generosity of those who continue to support us by giving up their time and talent.
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