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Official opening and the annual Patrick Byrne Lecture
April 6, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
The Shirley Arms, 8pm – adm. free.
Local historian John Scully will deliver this year’s lecture on the life and music of Patrick Byrne. John will draw from his forthcoming biography of Patrick Byrne – Ah! How d’you do Sir – to offer a fresh insight on the career of the harper. He will be joined by Eilis Lavelle, one of Ireland’s leading harpers. A multiple award winner, Eilis will play music associated with Patrick Byrne and the local music tradition.