From: Jerry O'Reilly [aandjoreilly_at_gmail_dot_com]
Sent: 30 September 2008 08:06
Subject: Feile Amhraniochta An Chlair
Hi All,
 
Details below, hope some of you can make it.
 
Jerry
 

FÉILE AMHRANAĺOCHTA AN CHLAIR 2008

 

7th – 9th November 2008

Bellbridge House Hotel, Spanish Point, Co. Clare

 

PROGRAMME

Friday:

8.00 pm           Opening Launch and Registration.  Launch by Jimmy McBride.

 

8.45 pm           Lecture:  The Call of Clare: The Life and Work of Dr. Tom Munnelly by Ronach U Ógáin

 

9.30 pm           Informal Singing Session

 

Saturday:

11.00 am         Singing Workshop for young people. 

Facilitated by Roisin White & with the participation of Alannah     Henderson

 

12.00 noon      Lecture: Travellers and Traditional Singing by Jim Carroll & Pat      Mackenzie

 

1.30 pm           Amhráin as Gaeilge. Mairéad Ni Dhomhnaill sa Chathaoir.

 

2.30 pm            Informal Singing Session

 

4.00 pm           Symposium: Collecting Songs in the new Millennium: Is there a need?

Speakers: Bairbre N Fhloinn, Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre, Jimmy McBride, Kelly Fitzgerald, chaired by Nicholas Carolan                                                                                     

                                   

8.00 pm           Grand Concert of Traditional Singing, hosted by Roisn White. Singers: Mairéad Ni Dhomhnaill (Donegal), Alannah Henderson (Dungannon), Antaine Ó'Faracháin (Dublin), Dain Madhc Ó'Suilleabháin (Cúil Aodha), Vincent Boyle, Michael Falsey (Both Clare), Johnny Mháirtn Leara MacDonnchadha,(Carna), Bob Blair (Glasgow), Roisn Elsafty (An Spidéal), Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre (Edinburgh).

 

10.30 pm         Informal Singing Session.

 

Sunday:

12.00 noon   Marrinan's Pub: Farewell Singing Session hosted by Jerry O'Reilly

 

Tickets: Lecture €5 Workshop €5 Symposium €5 Concert €15.   Weekend Ticket: €20

 

The Bellbridge House Hotel are giving a special rate for the weekend to those attending of €119 per Person for 2 nights Bed and Breakfast and 1 Evening Meal on Saturday.



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Anne and Jerry O'Reilly,
6 The Orchard,
Palmerstown,
Dublin 20.
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