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TRADITIONAL ARTS FROM APRIL TO JUNE

Wednesday 12th April 2000 at 6pm 0 Comments

TRADITIONAL ARTS FROM APRIL TO JUNE

Armagh Harpers & Scottish band Russell’s House to the fore

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today released details of forthcoming events in

traditional arts taking place right across Northern Ireland in April, May and June.

These events, celebrating the vibrant traditional musical culture common to all, are funded by the Arts Council.

 

ANTRIM

County Antrim Fleadh Cheoil

ChomChoiste na Gaeilge

Portglenone, May 19th-21st

Irish Language Arts Festival June 2nd-4th

Contact: Jeannie McGrath (012665) 71310

Contact: Donncha O’Broin (012656) 57096

 

ARMAGH

Stray Leaf Folk Club

The Geordie Hanna Traditional Singing Weekend

Monthly concert series

Derrytresk, April 14th-16th

Ti Chulainn Centre, Mullaghbawn

Contact: Alish Hanna (016487) 48058

Contact Gerry O’Hanlon (01693) 888565

 

Armagh Harpers Festival

Armagh Pipers Club Concert

April 28th-30th

featuring Paddy Tunny and Brid Harper

Contact: Patricia Daly 01861 551087

The Trian, Armagh, May 5th

 

Contact: Brian & Eithne Vallely (01861) 512248

The Newry Storyteller’s Group Night

Columba Initiative Festival

featuring The Dublin Storytellers

Ti Chulainn Centre, Mullaghbawn

Leo’s Cottage, Meigh, May 9th

May 13th-14th

Contact: Eileen McKay (01693) 64683

Contact: Malcolm Scott (02890) 238293

Armagh Pipers Club Concert

The Tommy Makem International School of Song

featuring Rosie Stewart and Gary Hastings

Ti Chulainn Centre, Mullaghbawn

The Trian, Armagh, June 2nd

June 3rd-10th

Contact: Brian and Eithne Vallely (01861) 512248

Contact: Peter Makem (01693) 67517

 

DERRY CITY

(all organised by Foyle Folk Music & Poetry Society and all in Sandino’s)

Concert by Scottish band Russell’s House, May 14th

Concert by fiddler Tommy Peoples, April 16th

Concert by fiddler Sean Maguire, May 28th

Concert by fiddler Gerry O’Connor, June 25th

Contact: Joe Mulhern 01504 268539

 


 

DOWN

FERMANAGH

County Down Fleadh Cheoil

County Fermanagh Fleadh Cheoil

Portaferry, June 23rd-25th

Irvinestown, June 9th-11th

Contact Donald McClean (01247) 812116

Contact: Bernadette Melarky (013657) 38887

 

LONDONDERRY

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Portrush)

County Derry Fleadh Cheoil

Scottish Country Dancing Weekend May 5th-6th

Bellaghy, June 2nd-4th

Coleraine High School

Contact Manus McShane (0411) 883369

Contact Kathleen Shott (01265) 42412

 

 

ON TOUR

Arts Council/Moving On Music Tour

Dezi Donnelly (fiddle), Michael McGoldrick (flute)

Various venues, May 18th-21st

Contact: Brian Carson (028) 90248818

 

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