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19th-21st May

Friday 8pm


Opening Concert

Saturday 10am


Workshops (see full details on page 6)

Sponsored by Progressive Credit Union Ltd

Accordion • Banjo • Concertina Fiddle • Flute • Guitar • Harp Tin Whistle • Uilleann Pipes Adult Beginner Tin Whistle

The Little Theatre Tickets €20


(tin whistle provided) places limited

10.30am Set and Sean Nós Dancing 12pm

Caint agus Comhrá (Irish Conversation)

Ollie’s Place 2-4pm

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


Skerries Mills Joe Ryan




An Illustrated Presentation by


Máire O’Keeffe Tickets 087 6528643

Special Guest

Nicholas Carolan Tickets €5 (limited seating)

Tony Kearns Photographer

Sunday 8pm Rockabill Restaurant Bookings Essential contact: 01 8495001


John Carty & Maggie Carty


Skerries Mills Recital Mary Bergin

accompanied by

with Bríd Harper Danny O’Mahony Emmet Gill

Shane McGowan

and many more . . .



Shane McGowan, John & Maggie Carty

Mary Bergin

Skerries Community Centre MC: Joe Condron Admission €10

The Kilfenora Céilí Band Danny O’Mahony

Emmet Gill

Bríd Harper



Sessions – see details on pages 4 & 5


Sess The Snug



The Black Raven

9.30pm Emmett Gill Danny O’Mahony Mick Conneely Tom Doorley



The Gladstone

5pm Songs & Tunes Ray Ball Tom McDonagh Mags Doherty

4pm Ruairí Ó hArgáin Eamon Mullen Cian Mac Giolla Bhríde Colm Fahey 9.30pm Neill Lyons Ronan O’Flaherty Conal Ó Gráda Maurice Egan

2pm Brian McGrath Ronan O’Flaherty Neill Lyons Jim Grant

9.30pm Emmett Gill Paudie O’Connor Bríd Harper Jim Grant

4pm Maurice Egan Alan Byrne Paul Kelly Pat McCarthy

ions The Salty Dog 9.30pm Conal Ó Gráda Máire O’Keeffe Mary Bergin Mick O’Brien

Joe Mays 9.30pm Laoise Kelly Bríd Harper Paudie O’Connor Joe McKenna

5pm (upstairs) Adult Slow Session with Paudie O’Connor

9.30pm Mick Conneely Mick O’Brien Brian McGrath Tom Doorley Troy Bannon

6pm Éamonn Galldubh & Friends

9.30pm Laoise Kelly Danny O’Mahony Mary Bergin Joe McKenna

9.30pm (upstairs) Singing Session Con Fada Ó Drisceoil Singers welcome

3pm (upstairs) Junior Session with Aoife Ní Chaoimh 8pm Farewell Session


Workshops Saturday 20th May

Scoil Réalt na Mara Not suitable for beginners Registration: 9.30am SHARP • Fee €20 Classes: 10.00am to 3.30pm Accordion: Danny O’Mahony Banjo: Alan Byrne Concertina: Micheál Ó Raghallaigh Fiddle: • Mick Conneely • Máire O'Keeffe • Bríd Harper Master Fiddle Class: John Carty Flute: Tom Doorley • Conal Ó Gráda Guitar: Shane McGowan Harp: Laoise Kelly Tin Whistle: Mary Bergin • Joe McKenna Adult Beginner Tin Whistle: Andrea Gallagher Uilleann Pipes: Emmett Gill 3.30pm

Conal Ó Gráda

Andrea Gallagher Laoise Kelly

Ceol agus craic with the tutors

Skerries Educate Together National School

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


Joe McKenna

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

Schools Outreach Programme James O’Mahony & Fellow Musicians Skerries Traditional Music Weekend is

proud to bring musicians directly to St. Michael's House & St. Brendan’s National School Loughshinny through its Outreach Programme.


Skerries Traditional Music Weekend acknowledges the generous assistance of: Fingal County Council Ace Express Freight AIB Aidan O’Brien Butchers Apache Pizza Ashling Dry Cleaners Bert’s Barber Shop Bracken Court Hotel C&T’s Chic Boutique Coco- C Crilly McGrath & Duff Darren Butterly Transport Designworks Photography DNG McKenna Healy Dowlings Electrical D P Vaughan Builder limited Fifty 4

Gerry’s Fresh Foods Infosystems Joe Mays Martin Scully Hairdressers McCabes Pharmacy McMeel’s Chemist Moriarty Group Olive Deli Philann’s & Whizzkids Present Company Progressive Credit Union Ltd REA Grimes Red Island Wine Company Ridgeway’s Barber Shop Seasons Seoidín Shankeys Menswear

Skerries Bookshop Skerries Hardware Skerries Late Night Pharmacy The Black Raven The Bubble Room The Gladstone Inn The Red Bank The Salty Dog The Shoe Horn The Snug TMG Cycles D P Vaughan Builder limited Windmill Pharmacy Wisteria


The Salty Dog Skerries Educate Together National School

& Ollie’s Place

Skerries trad brochure 2017  

2017 Brochure / Program of Events for the Skerries Traditional Music Weekend (Trad Festival)

Skerries trad brochure 2017  

2017 Brochure / Program of Events for the Skerries Traditional Music Weekend (Trad Festival)