Nell Galvin Tradition Music Weekend 2012

Classes, Concerts, Festivals, Sessions

Date
30 August 2012–1 September 2012
Time
11:00 PM
Location
Moyasta
Town
Kilrush
County
Clare
Phone
065 9080702
0872837511
Email
Web
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Nell Galvin Tradition Music Weekend 2012

Ellen (Nell) Galvin as she was locally known was born Ellen McCarthy and lived at Ballydineen, Knockalough, Co. Clare. She was born in 1887. She learned to play the concertina and fiddle at a very young age and her Teacher was Garret Barry the famous blind Piper from Inagh Co. Clare. He was a regular visitor to the McCarthy home. Nell was one of his pupils and she played both the Concertina and Fiddle at a very young age.

Afternoon sessions and dancing in Garrihy’s Bar with Ann Hayes Group, James McNamara, Michael Falsey, Mary Ann Sexton James McMahon and other visiting musicians.

This year featuring live music on out door stage *Subject to approval Saturday Night: Sessions with Mick Crehan, Ita Crehan, Angela Crotty, Paul Smith, Vincent Griffin, Conor McCarthy, Yvonne Casey, Jedd Foley, Mary McNamara and family, Munnelly family, Frank Whelan and Ennis CCE Group, and local musicians, James O’Halloran, Bernie Keane, Murt Collins, Tom Clohessy, Astrid Adler, Jerone Bos, Tony O’Loughlin, Frankie McNamara, Breda Latham and friends, Tommie McMahon, Michael O’Brien and visiting musicians. Sunday 2nd: Mass in Lisdeen Church at 9.30 a.m. followed by visit to Nell Galvin’s Grave in Lisdeen Cemetery. Sessions commence at 2 p.m. at Garrihy’s Bar with Kevin Crawford, Tony Linnane, Mick Conneely, Jedd Foley, Mick Crehan, Angela Crotty and visiting musicians. Sunday Night: Sessions and Ceili continue with Alan Finn and friends, Siobhan & Una Hogan, together with a host of local and visiting musicians.

ALL MUSICIANS SINGERS AND DANCERS ARE WELCOME.

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