27 June 2023

Carrolls Irish Gifts is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the internationally acclaimed
Irish band, The High Kings. Carrolls Irish Gifts will exclusively sell the band's recently released
vinyl record, 'The Road Not Taken', online and at eight of their iconic stores as part of this
exciting collaboration.

Carrolls Irish Gifts is renowned for its commitment to promoting Irish culture and supporting
local talent. With 75% of their products coming from Irish suppliers, Carrolls Irish Gifts is
further solidifying its position as a champion of Irish talent by partnering with The High Kings
in order to spread the charm of Irish music and culture to a broader audience.

The album was officially launched on Friday, June 23, and to celebrate this momentous
occasion, The High Kings performed live at Carrolls' flagship stores on Grafton Street and
Westmoreland Street on Sunday the 25th. Fans had the opportunity to enjoy the band's
electrifying performance and purchase signed copies of the vinyl, creating an unforgettable
experience for all in attendance.

‘The Road Not Taken’ sees the very best of Irish music coming together for the first time
ever, in celebration of Irish folk music. The album is co-written and produced with some of
Ireland's most prolific and popular artists including the Script, Kodaline, Picture This, Ryan
Sheridan, J C Stewart, Wild Youth and many more. The Road not taken also features
appearances from Steve Perry (Journey), Sharon Corr and more.

CEO of Carrolls Irish Gifts, Peter Hyland commented on the launch:
“We are thrilled to have The High Kings remarkable album, "The Road Not Taken",
exclusively available in our stores and online. At Carrolls Irish Gifts, we are committed to
supporting Irish culture and businesses, and this partnership exemplifies our dedication to
promoting talented Irish artists. We believe that music is a powerful medium to connect
people with the rich heritage and spirit of Ireland.”

Fans of The High Kings are in for a treat as the band will be making further special
appearances at Carrolls Irish Gifts stores. The High Kings will perform at The Carrolls Irish
Gifts store in Cork on Tuesday June 27th at 12:15 p.m and in their Galway Store On June
28th at 2:30 p.m, treating fans to intimate live performances.

Carrolls Irish Gifts has also launched official band merchandise, including two exclusive t-shirts featuring the band's iconic logo and artwork. ‘The Road Not Taken’ is available online at www.carrollsirishgifts.com and in their stores for €30.

To learn more about the partnership visit: www.carrollsirishgifts.com/the-high-kings.html