WORKSHOPS

Mary’s musical style was honed and perfected as a young girl in the homes of Mikey Donoghue and P. Joe Hayes of Maghera, and Sunday afternoon sessions with Joe Bane and Bill Malley in Lena's Bar in Feakle. This unique musical nurturing has resulted in Mary being a highly...

Fiddle player Sorcha Costello from Tulla, Co. Clare is the daughter of Mary MacNamara and hails from a family emerged in traditional Irish music. Sorcha is in great demand as a teacher of music in east Clare because of her ability to transmit her unique style which has the...

Originally from Waterville, on the breathtakingly beautiful Ring of Kerry, Clare grew up in a bilingual community on the edge of the Irish Speaking (Gaeltacht) area of Baile ‘n Sceilg. By the age of eleven, Clare had reached national level in the Fleadh Cheoil in the Sean-nós category (unaccompanied...

The Voice Squad’s (Phil Callery, Fran McPhail and Gerry Cullen) style of singing in harmony creates a unique sound that they will be teaching here. The union of the distinct tenor voices of Fran and Phil plus the bass of Gerry, along with their own particular arrangements of...

Tommy grew up with Nowlan Park as his backyard and playground, needless to say he developed a great first love in the game of Hurling and today “loves nothing more than to watch his two children play for Graigballycallan”. Music was somewhat...

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