Festivals

Ealaín na Gaeltachta: Iarratas a lorg d’Oíche Chultúir, 2016

Loinneog Lúnasa – Féile Cheoil Ghaoth Dobhair

Wednesday 3- Monday 8 August 2016.

This Festival celebrates the musical and cultural heritage of Gaoth Dobhair. There are few areas in Ireland that can boast such a wealth of internationally renowned musical acts – Clannad, Altan, Skarae Brae to name but a few.

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Scoil Acla 2016

23-30 July, 2016

Scoil Acla is a week-long music and cultural summer school comprising of classes in Traditional Irish Music, Irish language classes – Achill dialect (Gaelig’ Acla), and Sean-Nós singing plus workshops in Sean nós dancing, Traditional Irish Dancing,and the ever popular and well attended Creative Writing as well as our Arts Courses.

Our traditional Irish music classes offer tuition on accordion, banjo,bodhrán, concertina, flute, fiddle, harp, tin whistle and uileann pipes with all levels being catered for. Practice and experience can be obtained in one of the many ‘sessions’ held around Achill Island throughout this Irish music festival.

Scoil Acla. 23 - 30 Iúil, 2016