2022 Concertina Cruinniú Programme

Friday, 18 February

8.30pm - 10.00pm

Lecture & Recital: The Housekeepers’ Cut. Doireann Glackin and Sarah Flynn will discuss and perform from their recent debut album The Housekeepers, which explores the music and lives of Ella Mae O’Dwyer, Nora Hurley, Aggie Whyte, Ellen Galvin and Mollie Myers Murphy.
Venue: Community Centre
Admission: €5. Free for registered students

10.00pm

Cosán Ceoil in selected pubs, with some of the leading
concertina players and other musicians.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

Saturday, 19 February

10.00am - 1.00pm (Short Break 11.15)

Classes at Community Centre and other venues.

All classes will be overseen by Master Tutor Noel Hill and conducted by a panel of experienced musicians and tutors: Sorcha Curtin, Edel Fox, Bernie Geraghty, Noel Hill, Mairead Hurley, Claire Keville, Jacqueline McCarthy, Mary MacNamara, Caoilfhionn Ní Fhrighil, Liam O’Brien, Conor O’Loughlin and Jack Talty.

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Lecture: Crossing Sliabh Aughty: The concertina music of Connie Hogan from Woodford, curated by Claire Keville

Venue: Community Centre.
Admission €5. Free for registered students.

SATURDAY, continued

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Open Junior Session: Led by Josephine Marsh & Bernie Geraghty

Venue: Central Hotel.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Open Adult Session: led by Áine & Francis O’Connor.

Venue: Friel’s Bar.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Listening Room: Michael Tubridy: The Solo and Set Dances in the Tradition. Michael Tubridy will describe his perspective on the traditional step dances in Ireland. The dances will be illustrated by Noel Devery and Maureen O'Reilly, with music by Michael Tubridy and Maureen O'Reilly.

Venue: Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.
Admission €5. Free for registered students.

8.30pm - 10.00pm

CONCERT: To celebrate the 10th Annual Concertina Cruinniú, a specially commissioned music piece, composed by Noel Hill, will be premiered at the Concert, followed by
Matt Molloy & John Carty.

Fear an Tí: Tim Dennehy

Venue: Community Centre.
Admission €20. Cruinniú students €10.

10.00pm

Cosán Ceoil in selected pubs, with some of the leading concertina players and other musicians.

Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

Sunday, 20 February

10.00am - 1.00pm (Short Break 11.15)

Classes at Community Centre and other venues.

2.30pm - 5.30pm

Songs and Tunes
Tim Dennehy & Róisín White with Connie O’Connell, Eileen de Paor, Ella Marie O’Dwyer and Pat Sheeran. Venue: The Forge @ The Players Bar.

Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

Fee: For two days’ tuition and admission to all events.(Except Saturday Night Concert)

Early Bird Registration: €60. Students must register and pay by 31st January 2022, to avail of this. €75 thereafter.

Please Register and pay on the Registration page

Further details:

Contact eolas@oac.ie
or 087-2897935, 087-6889239