Consairtín – The National Concertina Convention will commence on Friday the 6th of April in Ennis, Co Clare. This is an annual gathering of concertina players and enthusiasts from all over
Consairtín – The National Concertina Convention will commence on Friday the 6th of April in Ennis, Co Clare. This is an annual gathering of concertina players and enthusiasts from all over the country and further afield celebrating the music of the concertina.
Over the weekend there will be concerts, workshops, lectures, discussion sessions, instrument maintenance tutorials, a makers and menders EXPO and sessions.
There will also be a walking tour of Ennis with the purpose of giving an insight into the history of the town and the many famous individuals associated with it. It will also cover Co. Clare’s unique contribution to the world of traditional Irish music.
Performers and tutors confirmed for this year include Mary MacNamara, Francis Cunningham, Sinéad Mulqueen, Jennifer Markham, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Tony O’Connell, Tim Collins, Bríd Harper, Tara Breen, Elaine Hogan, Caroline Keane, Jeremy Spencer, Pádraig Rynne, Jack Talty, Ernestine Healy, Edel Fox, Katie O’Sullivan, Liam O’Brien, Sorcha Curtin, Clara Mannion, Lorraine O’Brien, Jacqueline McCarthy, Brogan McAuliffe, Conor O’Loughlin, Sinéad Mulqueen, Jacqueline McCarthy, Tommy Keane, Alec Finn, Katie O’Sullivan, Claire Quinn, Geraldine Cotter, Anthony Quigney, Aidan McMahon, Cyril O’Donoghue, Conor and Brian O’Loughlin and more.
For full details of the programme and online registration please visit http://consairtin.ie/
april 6 (Friday) - 8 (Sunday)
Various venues around Ennis