The year sees the 19th Corofin Traditional Festival kicking off at 8pm on the 4th of March where Kilfenora fiddle player Pat Lynch will receive this years Hall of Fame
The year sees the 19th Corofin Traditional Festival kicking off at 8pm on the 4th of March where Kilfenora fiddle player Pat Lynch will receive this years Hall of Fame Award in Teach Ceoil. This event is free with all welcome.
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 Paddy Tutty, Caoimhín Ó Fearghaíl, Donnchadh Gough, Donal Clancy, Noel Hill & Liam O’Connor, Liz & Yvonne Kane with John Blake, Tony Linnane & Danny O’Mahony with Mick Conneelly, Padraic Keane, Aidan Connolly, Fergus & Ruairí McGorman, Ryan Sheridan – Meitheal Prizewinner, Murty Ryan, Siobhan Peoples, Seanie McGrath and John Moloney.
Full details of each evenings events can be found by visiting www.corofintradfest.com
As part of the festival there will be two Fiddle Masterclasses with one occurring on Saturday and the other on Sunday. The cost of these masterclasses will be €25. This years tutors are two of Ireland’s renowned fiddle players. With Liam O’Connor, who is the current director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive who will give Saturday’s Masterclass and a Lecture and Siobhan Peoples, University of Limerick Tutor, who will give Sunday’s Masterclass. Both Masterclasses will be held in the Corofin Community Hall and will commence at 10am.
On Sunday, the final day of this this years Corofin Traditional 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] or by messaging the festivals Facebook Page.
4 (Wednesday) 8:00 pm - 8 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Main Street, Corofin, Co.Clare, Ireland