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Friday, 14 February

8.00pm – 8.30pm

Registration at Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.

8.30pm - 10.00pm

Lecture & Recital: Kitty Gone A-Milking: Women in Irish Traditional Music, curated by Máire O’Keeffe with music by Eileen O’Brien, Mary MacNamara, Marion McCarthy and Geraldine Cotter.
Venue: Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.
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, 15 February

9.00am

Registration for classes at Miltown Malbay Community Centre.

9.30am

Grading will commence in Community Centre.

10.00am - 1.00pm (Short Break 11.30am)

Classes for all grades at Community Centre.

  • Master class with Noel Hill. Pre-registration required.
  • Comh-Cheol Consairtín (Concertina Ensemble Class) with Jack Talty. Pre-registration required.

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

10.30am - 11.15am

Chance a Tune with Jacqueline McCarthy, (option to try out the concertina for free)
Venue: Áras OaC.

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Cupla focal agus caint - le Róisín White agus Tim Dennehy. Saorchead isteach.
Venue: Áras OaC. Fáilte roimh chách.

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Lecture: Concertina Players from Clare in the Irish Traditional Music Archive, curated by Liam O’Connor.
Venue: The Malbay.
Admission €5. Free for registered students.

2.30pm – 4.00pm

Open Junior Session, led by Tara Comber and Sorcha Curtin.
Venue: Central Hotel.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

Saturday, continued

2.30pm – 4.15pm

Open Adult Session, led by Liam O’Brien.
Venue: Clancy’s Bar.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Songs and Tunes: Tim Dennehy & Róisín White, Pat Sheeran, Pádraig Óg Mac Aodhagáin, Ruaidhrí Mac Aodhagáin.
Venue: Cleary's Bar.
Admission €5. Free for registered students.

8.30pm - 10:30pm

Jack Talty, Damien O’Reilly & John Blake in Concert with Noel Hill and Guests.
Venue: Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.
Admission €15. 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.

Sunday, 16 February

10.00am - 1.00pm (Short Break 11.30am)

Classes at Community Centre.

2.00pm - 3.30pm

Class Concert.
Short recital from each class with review and wrap-up of classes.
Venue: Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

3.30pm – 5.00pm

Tunes from the West with Noel Hill & Liam O’Connor
Venue: Listening Room, Clancy’s Bar.
Admission free. Fáilte roimh chách.

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Open Junior Session, led by Josephine Marsh.
Venue: The Market House.
Admission Free. Fáilte roimh chách.

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Farewell Concert, Music and Half Set
Mairead Considine and Áine Heslin, Bobby Gardiner, Eileen O’Brien and Geraldine Cotter.
Venue: Westbridge Bar & Restaurant.
Admission €10. Free for registered students.

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