Tag Archives: Traditional Music

Spraoi Chiarraí July 2014 Programme

July
07th,
2014

Spraoi Chiarraí July 2014 Programme Last month we took a look at Spraoi Chiarraí’s concerts for the month of June and now we’re back for July as they continue with their summer long programme of musical performances. In case you missed that post, Spraoi Chiarraí is a musical collective based in Killarney which helps discover and nurture the finest young traditional musicians in the local area. Each summer they organise a series of live musical performances to showcase their talent and t ...

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Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge Reunion Concert

April
30th,
2014

Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge Reunion Concert It’s been three long decades since one of Ireland’s most popular and successful folk bands, Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge, disbanded. With their distinct Cork accents and raucous traditional music they were one of the 70s premier folk bands. By the time they broke up they had recorded only two albums but The Boys of Fairhill and Camphouse Ballads are today both considered Irish classics. But now they’re back. And the Killarney is pla ...

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The Gathering Festival Killarney waltzes into town

January
30th,
2014

The Gathering Festival Killarney Not to be confused with 2013’s year-long, nationwide festival, The Gathering Festival Killarney is a traditional Irish culture and music festival that has been held annually in the INEC, Killarney since 2000. A vast array of talented and renowned musicians have performed at the festival in years gone by including Altan, Dervish and Teada. This year’s festival, which is being held between the 19th and 21st of February promises to be even more exciting. Whi ...

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