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Friday 10am




Schools Outreach Programme



Workshops (see full details on page 6)

James O’Mahony & Fellow Musicians

Accordion • Banjo • Concertina Fiddle • Uilleann Pipes • Flute Tin Whistle • Harp Adult Beginner Tin Whistle (tin whistle provided) places limited

10.30am Set and Sean Nós Dancing Skerries Traditional Music Weekend is proud to bring musicians directly to St Michael’s House and Scoil Réalt na Mara through its Outreach Programme.



Caint agus Comhrá (Irish Conversation)

Opening Concert

Rockabill Restaurant

sponsored by Ace Express Freight

The Little Theatre Tickets €15


Time for Trad at Floraville A selection of performers take to the stage in the beautiful surroundings of the Floraville Garden.


Skerries Mills Joe O’Leary from Ardrahan to Skerries An Illustrated Presentation by

Máire O’Keeffe Special Guest

Nicholas Carolan Tickets €5 (limited seating) 2



Tickets: Contact 087 6528643



8pm Rockabill Restaurant Bookings Essential contact: 01 8495001



Skerries Mills Recital Mary Bergin with

Ciaran Tourish - Fiddle

Mark Redmond Tara Connaghan

accompanied by

Kevin Doherty

Gráinne Hambly and many more . . . Mary Bergin



Ciaran Tourish

Skerries Community Centre MC: Joe Condron Admission €10

The Kilfenora Céilí Band Tara Connaghan Mark Redmond

Gráinne Hambly



Sessions – see details on pages 4 & 5


Sess The Snug

9.30pm Dónal McCague Jim Grant Martin Quinn Brian Mooney Andrea Gallagher


3pm Michelle Foy & Friends

Sat Apache Pizza 3pm Loreto Balbriggan Trad Group



Keane’s Bus Bar

3pm Éamonn Galldubh & Friends

The Gladstone Inn 9.30pm Seán Ryan Con Fada Ó Drisceoil Mark Redmond Tom Doorley Aoife McDermott

5pm Alan Byrne Maurice Egan Paul Kelly 9.30pm Mick O’Brien Brian Mooney Mary Bergin Paudie O’Connor Jacinta McEvoy

5pm Donegal Fiddle Session Tara Connaghan Ronan Galvin Mick Brown Anna Lisberg Poulsen 8pm Farewell Session

9.30pm Marcus Moloney Mick Conneely Martin Quinn Tom Doorley Paul Kelly

ions The Black Raven

Skerries GAA Club 9.30pm Marcus Moloney Máire O’Keeffe Paudie O’Connor Mary Bergin

Joe Mays 9.30pm Mick Conneely Mick O’Brien Gráinne Hambly Tara Connaghan

5pm (upstairs) Adult Slow Session with Paudie O’Connor 9.30pm Dónal McCague Aido Lawlor Alan Byrne Maurice Egan

5pm Conor Lyons & Friends

9.30pm Tara Connaghan Jim Grant Mark Redmond Gráinne Hambly Seán Ryan

9.30pm Singing Session (upstairs) MC: Con Fada Ó Drisceoil Ray Coen • Ian Bordley Singers welcome

5pm (upstairs) Junior Session with Carol Keane 8pm Farewell Session 5

Workshops Saturday 14th May

Scoil Réalt na Mara Not suitable for beginners Registration: 9.30am SHARP • Fee €20 Classes: 10.00am to 3.30pm

Accordian: Martin Quinn (B/C) • Con Fada Ó Drisceoil (C#/D) Banjo: Marcus Moloney • Brian Mooney Concertina: Jacinta McEvoy Fiddle: Tara Connaghan • Mick Conneely Máire O’Keeffe • Donal McCague Master Fiddle Class: Ciaran Tourish Flute: Tom Doorley & Jim Grant Harp: Gráinne Hambly Jim Grant Tin Whistle: Mary Bergin • Seán Ryan Uillean Pipes: Mick O’Brien • Mark Redmond Adult Beginner Tin Whistle: Andrea Gallagher

Martin Quinn

(tin whistle provided) places limited


Ceol agus craic with the tutors

Skerries Community Centre

Classes: 10.30am to 4.00pm • Fee €15 Set & Sean Nós Dancing: Mairéad Casey & John McEvoy


ALL VENUES CLOSED AT LUNCHTIME 1pm to 2pm Online registration available at

Jacinta McEvoy

Sponsors Skerries Traditional Music Weekend acknowledges the generous assistance of: Fingal County Council, The Arts Council & Atlantic Philanthropies Ace Express Freight AIB PLC Aidan O’Brien Butchers Apache Pizza Ashling Dry Cleaners Bert’s Barber Shop C&T’s Supermarket Chic Boutique Coco C Crilly & McGrath Designworks Photography DNG McKenna Healy Dowlings Electrical Fifty 4 Restaurant & Pizzeria Gerry’s Fresh Foods Image Depot Infosystems

Joe Mays Keane’s Bus Bar McMeel’s Pharmacy Martin Scully Hairdressers Moriarty Group Olive Deli Paul Finnegan @ Alliance Insurance Philann’s & Whizz Kids Present Company Progressive Credit Union REA Grimes Red Island Wine Company Ridgeway’s Barber Shop Rockabill Restaurant Roses & Petals Sapphire Jewellers

Seasons Shankeys Menswear Skerries Bookshop Skerries Hardware Skerries Sports & Photo Strand Street Pharmacy Supervalu The Black Raven The Bubble Room The Gladstone Inn The Red Bank The Shoe Horn The Snug TMG Cycles Wisteria

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend would like to thank the hard working committee for their time and dedication.

contact: mobile 087 6528643 email website Skerries Trad 2016 mobile app for Android now available at the Google Play Store. 7

Skerries trad brochure 2016 website  

Festival Brochure for 2016 Skerries Traditional Music Weekend.

Skerries trad brochure 2016 website  

Festival Brochure for 2016 Skerries Traditional Music Weekend.