As part of the IRD Duhallow Day of the Regions Programme the annual Sliabh Luachra Summer School takes place in Bruach Na Carraige in Rockchapel later this month.
This annual, educational event starts on Wednesday, July 23rd and continues from 10am to 1pm until Friday the 25th with traditional music master classes with Ireland’s leading teachers, Nicky and Ann McAuliffe in attendance.
On Saturday, July 26th there will be a Sean Nós Dancing workshop with Maurice O’Keeffe starting at 10am and at 2pm a traditional singing workshop for all age groups with Nora Butler.
At 9pm there will be an opportunity to hear of the life and times of the great Sliabh Luachra Fiddle player, Denis Murphy from a one hour recording by his wife Julia Mary.
The Rockchapel Comhaltas based Ceoltoiri Sliabh Luachra has now recorded their highly acclaimed show ‘A Musical Journey Through the History of Ireland’ and it’s available on DVD from Bruach Na Carraige.