Traditional Music Weekend

Schedule of Events

25th, 26th & 27th August 2017


8pm - Session with Frank and Teresa Custy, Patrick O'Loughlin, Flan Murtagh, Cyril Cullinan & Noel Casey

9.30pm - Official Opening by Frank Custy Followed by sessions with Vincent Griffin, Seamus Walshe, Paul Smyth, Ged Foley, James O'Halloran, Sorcha Curtin, Colin Nestor, Orla Coughlan, Niamh Casey, Mick Crehan, Angela Crotty, Paul Gallagher, Claire Crehan, Martin Metrustry, Ann Kirrane (Drony), The Devane Family, Sean Nós Dancers & Musician. Ceili will follow with Dal gCais Ceili Band, Sessions will continue through-out the pub .


Free music classes

12-1pm - Tin whistle for beginners with Grainne Marrinan
1-2pm - Tin whistle for improvers with Grainne Marrinan
12-1pm - Concert flute for improvers with Paul Smyth
12-1pm - Fiddle for improvers with Vincent Griffin
12-1pm - Brush dance for beginners with Julie Devane
1-2pm - Concertina for beginners with Mairead Considine
2-3pm - Concertina for improvers with Mairead Considine
2-3pm - Brush dance for improvers with The Devane Family
3-4pm - Sean Nós dancing with the Devane Brothers Registration must take place 15 minutes prior to each class
4.30pm - A visit to the Green (weather permitting) with a short prayer and a few tunes. Afternoon session with Ann Hayes Group which includes a host of young musicians who are Munster and All Ireland Champions.
5pm - Session continues well into the night with Orla Coughlan,, Yvonne & Lourda Griffin, Angela Crotty, Paul Gallagher, Claire Crehan and Martin Metrustry, Joe Searson, Mairead Considine, Noreen Murrihy, Paul Smyth, Ged Foley, Vincent Griffin, Pat Curtin, Patrick Reddan, Colin Sheehan, Bernie & Cathal Keane, Eoin & John Conway, Ann (Droney) Kirrane, Colin Nestor, Brid Latham, Nora Malone, The Devane Family, Niamh Casey, Sharon O'Leary, Mick Crehan, Keva Corry (Four times world dancing champion). Grainne Marrinan, John Fennell and St Brendan's Hell for Leather County Munster & All Ireland Set Dancing Champions


9.30am - Mass in St Flannan’s Church, Lisdeen, followed by visit to Lisdeen Cemetery to the graves of Nell Galvin and Peadar Crotty.

2pm - Session with Mick Crehan, Angela Crotty, Paul Gallagher, James Cullinan, Noel O’Donoghue, Sorcha Curtin, Pat Reddan, Orla Coughlan, Eoin Conway, Mairead Considine, Niamh Casey, Sharon O’Leary, Yvonne & Lourda Griffin, Claire Crehan, Martin Metrustry, Ann Kirrane, Colin Sheehan, Noreen Murrihy, Carmel O’Dea, Ann Marie McCormack.

Any musician, singer or dancer who visits over the weekend are more than welcome to join in the festivities.

7-10pm - Seission Mór with Five Counties Ceili Band
10-late - Donie Nolan & Friends who will be joined later by Tom Clohessy, Tom Ryan, Michael Crowley, Bernard Eustace, Des Mulkere, Brid Lathan, Nora Malone, Murt Collins, Angel Crotty, Paul Gallagher, Ann Kirrane, Claire Crehan, Martin Metrustry, Niamh Casey, Gráinne Marrinan, and many more to finish off the wonderful weekend.