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. The night then continues with audience participation with all musicians, singers ,dancers, and story tellers invited to take part .. All performers are welcome.
The Sliabh Luachra Summer classes will take place from 23rd to the 26th of July.
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 tunes on the tin whistle, those playing already will learn other tunes, they will learn 2 or 3 songs and 4 or 5 céilí dances as well as having much fun and enjoyment. We thank Jack Roche for this list of Bruach na Carraige activities.(S.R.)
Scholarships to the gaeltacht at Coláiste na Mumhan are available to students between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age, who are active members of their GAA clubs. The Scholarship reduces the prices of the three-week course (Cúrsa A) by €180 and the two-week course (Cúrsa B) by €120. Please be advised that these scholarships are provided on a first come first served basis.
Cúrsa A – 1/6/2014 – 22/6/2014 (3 Week Course)
Cúrsa B – 28/6/2014 – 13/7/2014 (2 Week Course)
To avail of the scholarship, please follow the steps outlined in the details and application form below:
Singing creates a sense of wellbeing, brings communities together and gives us the opportunity to create sounds of power and beauty. If you always wanted to sing but never had the courage to do so then this is your chance. You don’t have to be able to read music, you won’t be asked to sing on your own or take an audition. This is for fun!!!!! And no fees!!
For more details if needed contact Aine on 086 7707301 or come along on the day.
Date: Monday 25th November 2013, 10am to 12pm
Place: Adult Learning Centre, Bridge Street, Millstreet
Also congratulations to the Linehan brothers Donal and Conor who brought home trophies from the Fleadh: Donal won the Senior Melodeon title, while Conor was second in the Senior Accompaniment [full results]
The Sliabh Luachra Summer school continues in Bruach na Carraige, Rockchapel this weekend. On Thursday night at 9 pm Ceoltóirí Sliabh Luachra will present “A Musical Journey through the history of Ireland” which is a 2 hour Show of Ireland’s most ancient music song and dance linked to the major events in the history of Ireland from the arrival of An Tuaithe Dé Danann to Easter 1916.
On Friday there will be a Céilí with Danny O’Mahony and his All-Ireland winning Shannon Vale Céilí Band.
On Saturday at 2pm a conference on the importance and the marketing of our culture.
At 9pm a rambling house
On the bank holiday Monday at 1.30 pm there will be a tour to the important locations throughout Sliabh Luachra.
Booking and other information 0872205566
We thank Jack Roche of Rockchapel for this update. (S.R.)
The newly completed extension to the Bruach Na Carraige Centre will be officially opened by Mr. Jimmy Deenihan TD Minister for Arts, Culture and Gaeltacht on Monday 24th June at 8pm.
The new extension includes a new stage complete with all fittings as well as the whole building being upgraded to all the latest fire regulations, as well as new chairs and some tiered seating. The Minister will also launch the Bruach Na Carraige Summer programme of Our Seisiún, Summer School and Summer Camp
All are welcome to this launch and opening.
(We thank Jack Roche for this important notice – S.R.)