Louisburgh

April 28th to May 1st 2017

Visit Louisburgh, Co. Mayo on the Wild Atlantic Way for a weekend of Music Song & Dance. Deireadh Seactaine Amhránaíochta, Ceoil & Damhsa, Cluain Cearbán, Co. Mhaigh Eo.

Programme

Classes

Saturday 29th May 2017

Masterclasses in Accordion, Fiddle, Flute, Concertina,  Tin Whistle, Banjo, Piano Accompaniment, Ballads, Sean-nós Singing & Sean-nós Dancing.

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Concerts

28th April to 1st May 2017

Live concerts with some of Ireland’s revered performers.

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Music on the street

28th April to 1st May 2017

Music, song and dance everywhere.

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Pub Sessions

28th April to 1st May 2017

Sessions in the pubs, an opportunity for everyone to join in.

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A Celebration of traditional Irish music and song

Deireadh Seachtaine Amhránaiochta, Ceoil agus Damhsa

Louisburgh is a small town on the western seaboard, in an area of great natural beauty. The area has a rich heritage in the traditional arts dating back through the ages with poets and musicians that feature in writings from the 1800’s and beyond. In the recent past and particularly since the inception of the annual Féile Chois Cuain, the traditional arts scene in Louisburgh has been particularly vibrant, with a host of home grown performers and an avid audience for the many fine performers who regularly visit.

Over more than two decades Féile Chois Cuain has earned an enviable reputation as one of Ireland’s premier traditional festivals with many of Ireland’s most revered performers returning to the festival year after year. Wonderful concerts, masterclasses from legends, lively sessions and a legendary warm welcome awaits all visitors to Féile Chois Cuain.

Le fiche bliain anuas mheall an fhéile scoth na gceoltóirí agus nan-amhránaithe ó gach cearn den tír chun na háite. A bhuíochas ar nahaíonna agus ar na cuairteoirí sin, tá cáil i bhfad is i gcéin ar Fhéile ChoisCuain i measc lucht leanúna na n-ealaíon traidisiúnta. Tá lúcháir orainngo mbeidh an fhéile ar bun arís i mbliana agus go mbeidh baile beagChluain Cearbáin lán de cheol, de chraic agus de chuideachta ar feadhna deireadh seachtaine.

Tá clú agus cáil ar Fhéile Chois Cuain de bharr na seisiún bríomhar neamhfhoirmeáltaa bíonn le cloisteáil ar na sráideanna agus sna tithe leanna– Bí linn má tá amhrán le rá agat, port le casadh nó damhsa sna cosaagat! Sin, nó bí inár gcuideachta le blaiseadh den saibhreas cultúir sin.

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Feile Chois Cuain 2016

Feile Chois Cuain 2016 was a great success. All roads lead to Louisburgh on the May bank holiday for the annual weekend of music, song and dance. In its 22nd year feile promised not to disappoint with a fine line up of tutors and ceoltóirí for the weekend. New to...

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Féile Chois Cuain 2017

Féile Chois Cuain is a traditional festival celebrating traditional music, song and dance. Féile started out in the mid-nineties as a very small intimate festival of fairly close friends originally, lots of whom continue to take the ‘Road to Louisburgh’ year after...

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