2019 Programme

*Due to shortage of funding, no workshops this year

***Session trail 2019***

 

Thursday 24th October

Time

 

Mass for Cooley and Collins, Peterswell 
followed by


Session at Yeat's Lodge, Peterswell

 

 

 

 

7pm

 

 

9.30pm-12.30am

 

Friday 25th October

Time

 

O'Sullivan's Hotel - offical opening with special guest Joe Carey 
followed by


Céili Mór in Sullivans Hotel with the "Star of Munster Céilí Band" 

sponsored by Sullivans

 

 

 

7pm

 

 

9.00pm-00.30am

 

Saturday 26th  October

Time

 

Sullivan's Hotel - Cooley Collins Perpetual Cup Competition - Under 15s

registration 2pm

 

Town Hall - Concert/Album Launch - Shane Meehan plus special guests

 

O'Grady's - Teen Session 

 

We would like to welcome a host of musicians from the US, UK and from all over Ireland plus our own local musicians.

 

sessions in pubs throughout the town

 

 

3pm

 

 

6pm

 

8pm

Sunday 27th October

Time

 

"Blow Away the Cobwebs" - 5km Walk

meet at Tourist Office, Square, Gort

 

Festival Mass, Gort Church - Gaillimh theas Comhaltas

 

Sean Nós Dance Workshop with Oireachtas winner Patrick Devane 

venue "The Garage", Barrack Street, Gort

 

Town Hall - Talk by Stephen Chambers, "Designed by Foreigners for the use of the Peasants", The origins of the accordion and its adoption into Irish traditional music

 

 

 

11am

 

 

12pm

 

1.30pm

 

 

3pm

Monday 28th October

Time

 

Blessing at Joe Cooley's grave, Peterswell with musicians

 

Mullin's Bar - Singing session

 

farewell sessions (sessions in pubs throughout the town)

 

 

Enquiries: (091) 631923

 

 

12pm

 

4pm