Traditional Irish Music
Time: October 22, 2016 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Location: Heritage Centre Scartaglin Co Kerry
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Event Type: sliabh, luachra, lecture/, recital
Organized By: P.J. Teahan
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2016
The first Handed Down of this season kicks off at 8pm sharp in the Heritage Centre Scartaglin on Sat Oct 22. Presented by master musician Paudie O Connor whose father was a Ballinthourig man and mother from Kilsarcon . Paudie will take a look at the life ,music and story of the great fiddle player ,the late Jerry McCarthy from Gortglass . There is video footage and rare recordings made in Cordal in 1969.
Paudie will also play on the night with his wife Aoife Ni Chaoimh and his daughter Roisin on fiddle who will make her first musical visit to Scartaglin . Our young musicians are James O Mahony on fiddle who is a grandson of Jerry McCarthy and Bronagh and Shane Browne on fiddle and box who are grandchildren of the late Dan Jerimiah O Connor of Scartaglin
Special guest is Aidan Connolly of Dublin whose mother Eileen and Uncle Con Moynihan are Gneeegulla natives and former pupils of Nicky McAulliffe .
Aidan is coming to Scartaglin to showcase music from his new CD prior to it’s launch at Brownes Bar on Sat evening of the Patrick O Keeffe festival . Some of the tracks on the CD have Scartaglin connections and the CD will be available to purchase on the night . Please be early and seated by 8 pm. Admission Adults €7 and Children €3
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