Tuesday 8 April
The Workhouse, Carrickmacross.
|10:00 – 3:00pm||Art workshop for adults on the theme, ‘how music affects painting’|
|8:00pm||Official Launch by Meara Bhaile, Carraig Mhachaire Rois and art exhibition featuring work from that morning’s workshop with tutor Kate Beagan.|
|8:30 – 10.00pm||Annual Patrick Byrne lecture on ‘the Genetic History of Patrick Byrne, Harper of Farney’ by Shaun O’Byrne, Adm. free.|
Wednesday 9 April
The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross.
|7:30pm||Official welcome to group from Carhaix, France organised in conjunction with Carrickmacross Town Council and Carrickmacross Town Twinning Association. Private Function.|
Thursday 10 April
St. Finbarr’s Church, Carrickmacross.
|8:00 – 9.30pm||Dónal McCague with Michael McCague and Maggie Carty. Adm. free.|
|9:30 – 11:30pm||Seisiún Cheoil / music session. Adm free.|
Friday 11 April
The Holy Family Hall, Carrickmacross.
|8:00 – 10:00pm||Comhaltas concert featuring local CCÉ musicians and visiting musicians from the École de Musique de Carhaix. Adm. Adults €5.|
The Valley Lodge, Carrickmacross.
|10:00 – 12:00am||Seisiún Cheoil / music session. Adm free.|
Saturday 12 April
|11:00am – 12:30pm||Historical walking tour of Carrickmacross with emphasis on sites relevant to Patrick Byrne. Adm. free. Meet at the Court House.|
The Phoenix Centre, Carrickmacross.
|10.30 – 1:30||Workshops – ‘Fun Trad’ for under 12s and ‘Session Technique’ for teens.|
St. Louis Convent Hall, Carrickmacross.
|8:00pm – 11:30||Concert with We Banjo 3 plus support from Breton and local traditional musicians. Adm. Adults €10.|
|11:00 – 12:00am||Seisiún Cheoil / music session. Adm free.|
Sunday 13 April
Inver College, Carrickmacross.
|1:00 – 3.00pm||Workshop in Set dancing (Kathleen & Michael McGlynn).|
|3:00 – 6:00pm||Sets Céilí with the Awbeg / 5 Counties Céilí Band. Adm. €10.|
Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross.
|6:30 – 10.30pm||Seisiún Clainne – family music session. Adm. free.|