Féile an Fhómhair

Belmullet Traditional Music Festival

Allan MacDonald to Launch Féile an Fhómhair ’13

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Allan MacDonald to Launch Féile an Fhómhair ’13

Scottish piping legend Ailean Dòmhnallach will be joining us for Féile an Fhómhair 2013. Allan will officially launch the festival on Friday the 27th Sept with a performance in the Talbot Hotel, followed by an informal session. One of his myriad gifts is to make pibroch accessible and lovable. His work as a scholar-performer reuniting seventeenth-century piping with its Gaelic roots is...

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Emma O’Sullivan – Sean-nós Dancing Workshop

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Emma O’Sullivan – Sean-nós Dancing Workshop

Sean-Nós dancer Emma O’ Sullivan hails from Connemara, Co. Galway. She took up sean-nós dancing in 2005 while a business and marketing student at university in Galway and by 2009, at the age of 24, had won the All-Ireland Sean-Nós Dancing title at Oireachtas na Samhna in Letterkenny. Described by many as a natural teacher, Emma is employed full-time passing her skills to students in primary,...

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Charlie Harris – Accordion Show & Tell

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Charlie Harris is a Limerick man by birth who has lived in Ardrahan, Co. Galway for many years. He is recognised as a fine accordionist, and a much sought after accordion repairman and tuner. Charlie will be giving a hands-on demonstration of the inner workings of the accordion and talking about the history of the instrument in Irish music. All are welcome to attend, no musical skills necessary!...

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Mick Crehan – Whistle Workshops

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Well know whistle player Mick Crehan will be giving our whistle workshops in Áras Inis Gluaire on the 28th September 2013. Mick is long established musician on the Galway scene and owns the world-renowned trad pub, The Crane Bar in Galway. Here’s a clip of Mick in action on his home...

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