Taking place in July and August 2017 The emphasis will be on the Curtin and Leahy manuscripts. These recently discovered manuscripts from the Rockchapel area date from the 18th and 19th centuries, gives us an historically important glimpse into an older layer of Sliabh Luachra music. It is one which predates the quadrille-based polkas […]
10am – 2pm 10th – 14th July Join Nicky to develop and learn some wonderful newly discovered traditional Sliabh Luachra Music The emphasis will be on the Curtin and Leahy manuscripts. These recently discovered manuscripts from the Rockchapel area date from the 18th and 19th centuries, gives us an historically important glimpse into an older […]
In July and August 2017 we will host an open Seisiún every Tuesday evening in July and August at 8:30pm. The musicians of the Rockchapel Seisiún group will perform for an hour showcasing the best of traditional music, song and dance which will be followed by refreshments and then an enjoyable informal session where all […]
These workshops are with Maurice O’Keeffe Taking place Monday 10th July – Friday 14th July 2:30pm – 6pm fee €40 (concessions for families) There are also solo traditional step dancing workshops taking place later in July (17th – 21st) – click here for more information Private tuition is also available. Get in touch to book […]
Taking place Monday 17th to Friday 21st July 10am – 1pm (€40 fee) Solo traditional step dancing has almost vanished from the tradition. Sarah and Maurice O’Keeffe can teach a range of these traditional step dances. In this workshop they will teach “The Job of Journeywork and “The Three Sea Captains”. Beginners may be […]
Taking place from 24th July to 4th August Children Attending the camp can expect to learn some new tunes. Children who have not played music will learn a few simple tunes on the whistle. They will learn a few traditional songs as well as at least four ceili dances all mixed with lots of games […]
Classes for all ages We will be holding classes for all age groups in the summer of 2017. You are never too old to take up or restart an instrument. Class dates are to be confirmed but please get in touch if you are interested.
The Sliabh Luachra Summer School will take place from 03rd to the 08th of August 2015. All welcome to attend.
The annual summer camp for children aged from 6 to 16 years takes place from the 11th to the 22nd of August. This camp has been a huge success with children starting to play music, to sing, and to dance at an early age. During the camp children can expect to learn a few simple […]
The annual Comhaltas Seisiún starts in Bruach Na Cartraige Rockchapel on Tuesday July the first and continues on each Tuesday night during July and August at 8.45pm. The show of music song and dance starts with a performance from the Rockchapel group after which there is a break for refreshments.