Liverpool Legend Ian Rush To Visit Birr Next Week

One of the greatest players to ever grace the field, Ian Rush, will pay a visit to Birr next Wednesday 11 January 2017.


Liverpool FC’s all-time leading goal scorer, he will be at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre to chat about his illustrious career as part of An Evening With Liverpool Legend Ian Rush.


At club level, Rush played for Liverpool from 1980 – 1996, scoring a total of 346 goals in all competitions during his sixteen years at the club.

Liverpoo Legend Ian Rush To Visit Birr Next Week

Liverpool Legend Ian Rush

At international level he made 73 appearances for the Wales national football team and remains the record goal scorer for his country with 28 goals between 1980 and 1996.


Regarded as one of the greatest ever Liverpool players, Rush came 3rd in the 100 Players Who Shook The Kop (an official Liverpool fan poll) after Steven Gerrard and Kenny Dalglish.   He also had short spells with Chester City, Juventus, Leeds United, Newcastle United, Sheffield United, Wrexham and Sydney Olympic.


Since retiring as a player in 2000, Rush has had a stint as manager of Chester City (2004–05), and has worked as a television football pundit.


RTÉ’s Shay Byrne will be on hand at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre next Wednesday to look back on Ian’s amazing journey from his early days in Wales to life on the world stage as a top class footballer.


Limited tickets available: €40 including Meet & Greet (including show ticket & photo), €15 (show ticket only). To book: Box Office (057) 91 22911


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