Workshops in instruments and dance take place on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings.

Online Booking has now closed.

However, you can still enrol at the workshop venue from 9am onwards Thursday 10th August or make enquiries at the Festival Office from 3.00 pm on Wednesday 9th 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, Eileen, O’Brien and Sorcha Costello  
Accordian Bohans Josephine Marsh  
Concertina National School Jack Talty, Cormac Begley and Mary MacNamara (adults only)  
Flute National School Leon Agnew and Louise Mulcahy  
Banjo Peppers Páraic Mac Donnchadh  
Guitar Community Centre Dennis Cahill  
Tin Whistle National School Brian Corry  
Traditional Singing & Sean-Nós singing: Moloneys Aodán Ó Ceallaigh from Rinn Ua gCuanach, Co. Waterford  
Sean-Nós Dancing Shortts Suzanne Leahy  
Set Dancing Bohans Mairead Casey  

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

National School   Admission: €5.00 No need to book in advance