Sliabh Luachra Represented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention in Aberdeen

Sliabh Luachra Represented at North Atlantic Fiddle Convention in Aberdeen

The┬áNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention (NAFCo) will take place in Aberdeen in Scotland from 11th to 15th of July. This is a major event in the world of traditional fiddle music and, at least, two of Sliabh Luachra’s finest exponents will be attending and participating. No Stranger Corkman, Matt Cranitch is no stranger to Castleisland or…

Bath UK and Scartaglin Live Link-up on World Fiddle Day

Bath UK and Scartaglin Live Link-up on World Fiddle Day

There will be a live link-up between World Fiddle Day celebrations in Bath in the UK and Scartaglin in the heart of Sliabh Luachra on Saturday. The link-up has been set up by PJ Teahan at this end and by fiddle player and band leader, Forbes Robertson on the Bath side. The two men, with…

World Fiddle Day Scartaglin Provisional Programme

World Fiddle Day Scartaglin Provisional Programme

There may be bits of tidying up here and hardening there, but the programme for the rapidly approaching World Fiddle Day, Scartaglin is as good as settled. The following is a provisional rundown: Friday Night, May 19th. Informal gathering sessions in Castleisland and Scartaglin at 9:30pm Saturday, May 20th. At Lyons’ Bar at 12noon the…