The 2019 Corofin Trad Fest will kick off at 8pm on the 27th February where the legendary flute player Christy Barry will receive this years Hall of Fame Award in Teach Ceoil. This event is
The 2019 Corofin Trad Fest will kick off at 8pm on the 27th February where the legendary flute player Christy Barry will receive this years Hall of Fame Award in Teach Ceoil. This event is free with all welcome. As well as the presentation Christy Barry and friends will be performing on the night.
Teach Ceoil, the focal point for the festival, is a converted cottage providing an intimate venue which allows only a maximum of 120 people to attend.
Over the festival there will be performances in Teach Ceoil by The Friel Sisters, Ronan O’Flaherty, Conor Connolly (TG4 Gradam Ceoil 2019 Young Musician Award Winner), Padraic O’Reilly, Tony O’Connell, Brid Harper, Cyril O’ Donoghue, Tommy Fitzharris, Donal McCague, The High Seas (Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Cathal Ó Curráin), The Conifers (Conor O’Loughlin, Bryan O’Leary, Cathal Ó Curráín, Felix Morgenstern, Marty Barry). Full details of each evenings events can be found by visiting www.corofintradfest.com
As part of the festival there will be a series of Workshops/Masterclasses occurring on Saturday the 2nd of March. Prior competence in a student’s chosen instrument is expected. The cost per workshop will be €20. This years Tutors are: Accordion: Conor Connelly; Banjo: Cathal Ó Curran; Concertina: Caitlín Nic Gabhann; Flute: Anna Friel; Uilleann Pipes: Síle Friel.
On Sunday, the final day of the festival, there will be traditional sessions in all the bars.
With a track record of always having sell-out concerts since its inception, it is advisable whether you wish to attend a concert or participate in a workshop, to reserve your tickets/place early by emailing [email protected], calling +353 (0)86 264 7552 or by messaging the festivals Facebook Page.
February 27 (Wednesday) 8:00 pm - March 3 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Main Street, Corofin, Co.Clare, Ireland