Saturday, August 11, 2012

Ceol na Locha Festival

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Ceol na Locha Festival: "The annual Ceol na Locha festival takes place in Tuar Mhic Éadaigh in the Mayo Gaeltacht from August 13 to 17. Classes will take place in the following instruments: button and piano accordion, tin whistle, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bodhrán, concertina, guitar, art, sean-nós dancing. This year, for the first time cooking classes will also take place. Tuition will be through the medium of Irish.

Various workshop, walks, etc, will also take place, finishing with a barbecue on the Friday. A music session takes place in various pubs each night of the festival. Further details are available from 094 9544295 up to 5pm or 084 6484078/087 2080871. Application forms and list of festival events can be downloaded from"

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