John Joe Maguire Memorial Weekend Swanlinbar Feb 28 to Mar 2

Every March Swanlinbar plays host to the John Joe Maguire Music Festival. This is a weekend long traditional festival of Irish music, song and dance named after the man who did so much to promote music in the area.
Telephone : 087 7499201 or 00447814097766


Programme 2014
Friday 28th February 2014

Launch Concert featuring:

At First Light in concert in St. Mary’s Hall, Swanlinbar @ 8.30. Tickets €12 / £10
Saturday 1st March 2014

Music Workshops in Trivia House 2.30 – 5.30. Registration 2pm.

Fiddle – Elish Flood
Flute/Tin Whistle – Seamus Tierney
Button Accordion – Aoife Flynn
Bodhran – Sean O’Neill
Banjo – Katie Flynn
Piano Accordion – Claire Melanophy

Beginner/Intermediate Class from 2.30pm to 3.30pm followed by a Traditional Music Sesiun until 4pm
Cost: €5

Advanced Class in all instruments from 3.30 to 5.30pm followed by a Traditional Music Seisiun
Cost: 10

7pm – Seisiun na Og – The Stables Bar(Cullens) All Welcome

Sets Ceili in St. Marys Hall, Swanlinbar with the Long Note Ceili Band @ 10pm

Sunday 2nd March 2014

10.30am – Comhaltas Mass, St. Mary’s Church followed by refreshements and music seisiun in Trivia House – All Welcome

Singing workshops 3pm – 5pm in Trivia House with Gaby McArdle

Singing Seisiun @ 5.30pm in The Stables Bar, Cullens.

9pn – Slan Abhaile – Swan BarSwanlinbar CCE Weekend Feb 28 to Mar 2

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