From: Karen Ryan [k_dot_ryan_at_virgin_dot_net]
Sent: 04 June 2009 13:48
Subject: 1st Sunday of the month sess at LIC, this Sun 7 June/ Donal Murphy, Steve Cooney and Gino Lupari at Hammersmith this Fri 5 June

Hope to see you there ....


Sunday 7th June – 1st of the month session at LIC


2-5pm, First Sunday of the month traditional Irish music session with Sharon Whelton (flute), Karen Ryan (fiddle) and Pete Quinn (keyboard).

Hibernian Bar/ Foyer, London Irish Centre, 50 Camden Square, London NW1 9XB

Sunday dinners served all day in the Library, bar open, Set Dancing in the McNamara Hall, Ballroom Dancing in the Presidential Suite.

Families welcome



At the Irish Cultural Centre, Blacks Road, Hammersmith, London W6 this Friday ...


Gino Lupari, Donal Murphy & Steve Cooney

Friday 5th June £12/£10concs

Dónal Murphy is at the forefront of traditional accordion playing in Ireland today. He is a founder member of ‘Four men and a Dog’ and ‘Sliabh Notes’ two of the most respected trad. bands on the Irish music circuit. On Saturday 25th April he will be joined by two of Ireland’s premier musicians, Gino Lupari - bodhrán/vocals and Steve Cooney - guitar, for an unmissable concert in the Irish Cultural Centre!



Return to Camden Town, the UK's internationally-renowned traditional Irish music, song and dance festival returns for its eleventh year on Friday 23rd October to 1st November, featuring more top musicians, artists and teachers of Irish traditional music and dance. For ten action-packed days, some of the top traditional players, singers and dancers from the UK and Ireland will entertain and teach in a full programme of concerts, céilís, workshops, sessions, and lectures for adults and children at all levels.


Artists confirmed so far include:



The Kilfenora Céilí Band

Brian Finnegan and Friends

Kevin Crawford, Cillian Vallely and Paul Meehan

Le Chéile

The Good Mixer Band (Tommy Keane, Marcus Hernon, Henry Benagh, Noel O'Grady)

Cathal McConnell

Charlie Lennon and Johnny Connolly

The London Lasses and Pete Quinn

Len Graham


Lumiere (Pauline Scanlon & Eilis Kennedy)

The Long Notes

Taylor's Cross Céilí Band

Timmy 'the Brit' McCarthy

Mick Mulvey

Terence O'Flaherty

The Trad Gathering

And more…


See the festival website at for further information.