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

You may book online before you arrive.

Please click on the Workshop Description Box (above add to cart) should you wish to change from a 3 day workshop to a 1 day workshop. Add your selection to your shopping cart. You may then select 'Continue Shopping' so that you can return here to add a second day or a different workshop for another person. So for example should you just wish to book Thursday and Friday select the appropriate single day (Thursday) add it to the cart then click continue shopping to return to this page and add the Friday before checking out. If you have any problems get in touch and we'll sort things out for you.

Payment is via Paypal just choose 'Check out as Guest' on the payment page if you don't have a Paypal account.

You can also 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 Book on Line; click on the box to change days


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