Long established as one of the country’s most intimate and welcoming festivals, Scoil Cheoil na Botha returns to Scotstown, Co. Monaghan from October 12th – 14th for its 12th year. As
Long established as one of the country’s most intimate and welcoming festivals, Scoil Cheoil na Botha returns to Scotstown, Co. Monaghan from October 12th – 14th for its 12th year. As in other years, the festival will feature an array of musical activities including instrumental and vocal workshops, tutor’s recital, heritage walks & talks, sessions for all levels and early years’ participatory events.
Workshops will be held on Saturday in Urbleshanney School with registration between 10am and 11am. The workshops will commence at 11am and continue until 3pm with a break for lunch between 1pm and 1:30pm. The workshops will be followed by a tutor’s recital at 3:30pm, classes will be held in the following instruments: Fiddle, Concertina, Flute, Banjo, Accordion and Harp.
This years Tutors are Tony Linnane (Fiddle, Clare), Liam O’Brien (Concertina, Clare), Éamonn O’Riordan (Flute, Limerick), Paraic Mac Donnchadha (Banjo, Waterford), Conor Connolly (Accordion, Galway) and Sabina McCague (Harp, Monaghan)
A highlight of Scoil Cheoil na Botha is the ‘Cornagilta Concert’ with this years concert featuring Tommy Fiztharris (Flute) and Dónal McCague (Fiddle), takes place in the intimate and atmospheric setting of the early 19th century neo-gothic schoolhouse. As seating is limited it is essential to book if you wish to attend this concert. To make a booking please email [email protected] or call +353 (0)86 386 2080
Sessions will occur over the course of the weekend in local establishments. Full details of the sessions and their location is available by visiting anbhoth.ie.
For further information and up to date details on this event please visit anbhoth.ie or follow on Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, you can send an email to [email protected] or call either +353 (0)86 386 2080 or +353 (0)86 255 9831 if you have any queries.
12 (Friday) 9:00 am - 14 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Scotstown, Co. Monaghan, Ireland