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Féile Patrick Byrne 2012

Féile Patrick Byrne 2012

Feile Patrick Byrne 2012

Taking place from Thursday, 29th March – Sunday, 1st April 2012

Thursday, 29th March 2012
Venue: The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross
8.00pm: Official Launch by Meara Bhaile, Carraig Mhachaire Rois
8.30pm – 10.00pm: Public Lecture, 1912 – 1922 Monaghan Anniversaries, by Prof. Terence Dooley, NUI Maynooth
Admission Free

Friday, 30th March 2012
Venue: St. Finbarre’s Church (Church of Ireland), Carrickmacross
8.00pm – 9.30pm: Harp recital with Michael Rooney and Carrickmacross Comhaltas harp group

Venue: Markey’s, Carrickmacross
10.00pm – 12.00am: Seisiún na Mhúinteoirí – All county CCÉ music teachers session
Admission Free

Saturday, 31st March 2012
Venue: The Court House, Carrickmacross
11.00am – 12.30pm: Historical walking tour of Carrickmacross with emphasis on sites relevant to Patrick Byrne (in conjunction with Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce)
Admission Free

Venue: Scoil Rois, Carrickmacross
10.00am – 10.30am: Workshop Registration (confirmed tutors in brackets)
10.30am – 1.30pm: Classes in Harp (Michael Rooney), Uilleann Pipes (Chris McMullan), Fiddle (John Carty), Button Accordion (tbc), Banjo (Brian McGrath), Flute (Séamus O’Donnell), Bodhrán (tbc) and Tin Whistle (Clare McKenna)

Venue: Phoenix Centre, Carrickmacross
3.00pm – 3.30pm:  Workshop Registration (confirmed tutors in brackets)
3.30pm – 5.30pm: Classes in Set dancing (Kathleen & Michael McGlynn) and Sean Nós dancing (Gerard Butler)

Venue: Corduff & Raferagh Community Centre, Corduff
8.30pm – 11.30pm: Concert with At The Racket, Clare McKenna, Ceoltóirí Drumlin, Carrickmacross Comhaltas harp group and Spleodar
Admission:  €10

11:30pm – Late: Festival club
Admission free

Sunday, 1st April 2012
Venue: Inver College, Carrickmacross
3.00pm – 6.00pm:  Sets Céilí with Triskell Céilí Band.  Sets called by Therese McConnon.
Admission €10

Venue: Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross
6.30pm – 10.30pm: Seisiún Clainne – Family music session
Admission Free

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