Workshops 2019

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 8th August or make enquiries at the Festival Office from 3.00 pm on Wednesday 7th August. If you have any queries about your existing online booking please enquire at the Festival office.

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 (Friday and Saturday only), Eileen O'Brien (Thursday only) Andrea Palandri and Sorcha Costello
Accordian Bohans Conor Connolly
Concertina National School Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Cormac Begley and Mary MacNamara (adults only)
Flute National School Catherine McEvoy 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 Tim Dennehy
Sean-Nós Dancing Shortts Suzanne Leahy
Set Dancing Bohans Marie McMahon  

Childrens Art Workshop

2.00 - 5.00 pm Thursday to Saturday

National Schooll Leonie Tang

Admission: €5.00 per workshop. No need to book in advance

A workshop for children from age 5 to 13 years where children will be able to explore many artistic possibilities including painting, sculpting and wearable art.

Sean-Nós Dancing for Children

Saturday afternoon 3:00 - 5:00 pm

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