Workshops 2018

Workshops in instruments and dance take place on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings from 10.00am to 1.00pm

Online booking for workshops has now closed. But don't worry - you can still enrol at the workshop venue from 9am onwards Thursday 9th August or make enquiries at the Festival Office from 3.00 pm on Wednesday 8th August.

A degree of competency is required for all instrumental workshops.

Instrument and Singing Workshops Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 1:00pm. - 25 euro per day or 60 euro for 3 days.
Sean-Nós Dancing and Set Dancing workshops - 10 euro per day or 25 euro for 3 days.

Instrument Venue Tutors  


National School

Martin Hayes, Andrea Palandri and Sorcha Costello
Accordian Bohans Conor Connolly
Concertina National School Tony O’Connell, Cormac Begley and Mary MacNamara (adults only)
Flute National School Geraldine McNamara and Louise Mulcahy
Banjo Peppers Páraic Mac Donnchadha
Guitar Community Centre Dennis Cahill
Tin Whistle National School Gearoid McNamara
Traditional Singing & Sean-Nós singing: Moloneys Sean Garvey
Sean-Nós Dancing Shortts Suzanne Leahy
Set Dancing Bohans Marie McMahon

Childrens Art Workshop

2pm to 5pm Thursday to Saturday

Upstairs at
Community Hall
  Admission: €5.00 No need to book in advance

Sean-Nós Dancing for Children
(Saturday afternoon 3:00 - 5:00 pm)

National School Aisline and Irene Cunningham Admission: €5.00 No need to book in advance