Traditional Irish Music
Ticket sales for CITIZEN KEANE on Friday night in Ballinasloe Town Hall are going really well and it is expected to sell out. Contact Kathryn Gibbons at 087 9046140
We have a host of fantastic musicians lined up to lead the sessions in The Pillar House throughout the weekend including:
Friday Night; Colm & Kelly Gannon
Saturday : Patsy Hanly & Roisín Broderick 3pm
Workshop Tutors Recital at 6pm
Gerry Hanly & Gerry Harrington at 7pm
Angelina Carberry & Dan Brouder at 9pm
Sunday: Singers Circle led by Johnny Johnston
Frank Kelly and Maureen Browne 3pm
John Wynne & Frank Kelly at 5pm
Workshops take place on Saturday: Flute - John Wynne, Bodhrán - Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh, Tin Whistle - Mick Crehan, Banjo - Angelina Carberry, Sean Nós Dancing - John Joyce, Accordion - Colm Gannon, Fiddle - Jesse Smith,
Concertina - Kelly Gannon.
Registration for all workshops begins in The Pillar House at 09.30am, Intermediate workshops commence at 10.30 and Advanced Workshops at 2.30
There is a Talk in Ballinasloe Library at 1.30pm on the East Galway Style of Music which will be given by Iomar Barrett with music by the Ballinasloe branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Eireann. There will be a presentation to Mr Tom Quinn on behalf of The Larry Reynolds Committee to acknowledge a life-time of work given to Irish Music in Ballinasloe.
At 3pm there will be an Historical Walking Tour of Ballinasloe and during the day there will be traditional craft exhibitions on Society Street
The Sunday liturgy will be enhanced by music from the CCÉ at 12.15pm mass in St. Michaels Church.
Later on Sunday afternoon there will be a Monster Céilí in Gullanes Hotel from 4pm to 7pm with music by the Salamanca Céilí Band
All in all a great weekend with something for everybody on offer - we hope you can join us !
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