While preparations are being made for the May 18th World Fiddle Day celebrations, the monthly Handed Down sessions continue in Scartaglin on this Saturday night at 8pm.
“Join us in the comfortable Heritage Centre Scartaglin on March 9th when we pay tribute to one of Ireland’s leading musicians Matt Cranitch,” according to the invitation from event founder member, PJ Teahan.
“Matt is an All Ireland slow airs competition winner along with the highly prestigious, Sligo based Fiddler Of Dooney award.
“He’s an author with a doctorate on Pádraig O’Keeffe. Everyone knows this – but that’s only a little bit of the story.
“For the whole story do not miss Saturday night’s latest installment with surprise contributors throughout,” said PJ.
Revolve Around Guest
The format for the night will revolve around the special guest and it will be presented by Maggie Prendiville-Keane in conversation with researcher, P.J Teahan.
Special guests include: Jackie Daly; Caoimhe and Eimhear Flannery; the O Sullivan family and
singer, Moss Hanrahan
The regular slot for up and coming young musicians will be filled by: Callum Cronin, Eve O’ Driscoll, Collette Hartnett, Charlotte Murphy and Clodagh Roche all from Newmarket parish.
Bríd and Seàn Fitzgerald from Castleisland and Saoirse O’Hanlon from Burnfort Mallow.
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