13th Annual Sean McAloon Festival

Concerts, Festivals, Sessions, Dancing

Date
4 April 2010–11 April 2010
Time
9:00 PM
Location
Roslea Community Centre
Location
Roslea
Town
roslea
County
Fermanagh
Contact
Gary Lynch
Phone
+353 86 081 6448
Email
13th Annual Sean McAloon Festival

* 4th April Easter Sunday

An opportunity for people to meet the established performers. The performers will mix with the young musicians of the area and share stories, skills and tricks of the trade. * Opening Concert - Easter Sunday Night

The Roslea Easter Sunday Night is one of the longest running annual concerts in Irish Music. Running for almost 50 years it has now become the cornerstone of the Sean McAloon Festival. Artists to include * Padraig King (Limerick) * Sean Magee(Fermanagh) * Shane McDermott (Fermanagh) * Melissa & Sabina McCague (Monaghan) * Maguire Family (Fermanagh) * Padraig McGovern (Leitrim) * Fitzpatrick Family (Fermanagh) * The Jordan Family (|Birmingham) among the host of regular artists.

* 5th April Easter Monday

* Wed 7th April Night of lilting & Craic

(Seamus Fay and Martin Donohoe)

The rekindling of an artform very much disappeared from the area, Cavan’s Seamus Fay will host a night of lilting. This will be the second time a night of lilting has been run in the area, last year proving a big hit with all who attended. Seamus, the President of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010, will be joined on the night by well known musician and broadcaster Martin Donohoe.

* 8th April

* 9th April Fior Céilí: Ardmore Céilí Band

There will also be a number of pub sessions throughout the Festival

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