december, 2020

28dec(dec 28)10:00 am31(dec 31)11:59 pmScoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair 2020Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth DobhairType:Traditional Music Winter SchoolCounty:Donegal

Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair 2020

Event Details

This year will see the 7th Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair goes ahead as planned taking place in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht. It will run from the 28th December 2020 until the 31st December 2020. Classes will be set-up in line with the Department of Health guidelines, regarding Covid-19 and as a result due to restrictions, spaces in each class have been halved.

The Music Classes/Workshops which are the heart of Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair are open to all ages. Admission to these classes and workshops is by 4-DAY REGISTRATION ONLY. It is not possible to register for these on a daily basis.

For this years Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair the Tutors are, for Flute: Steph Geremia & Tara Diamond; Fiddle: Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Jessie Smith, Liz Doherty, Clare Friel, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, & Cathal Ó Curráin; Uilleann Pipes: Síle Friel & Mick O’Brien; Concertina: Jack Talty & Lorraine O’Brien; Accordion: Dermot Byrne; Tin Whistle: Anna Friel, Maureen McGrattan & Cormac Breatnach (Adv); Bodhrán: Séamus O’Kane; Guitar/Bouzouki: Mánus Lunny; Sean-nós Dancing: Edwina Guckian & Caitlín Nic Gabhann; Banjo/Mandolin: Fidelma O’Brien; Harp: Laoise Kelly; Sean-nós Singing: Diane Cannon; Advanced Guitar: Steve Cooney.

All classes & workshops will run from Monday 28th to Thursday 31st December each day from 10am to 1pm. It is important to note that there are no ‘absolute’ beginner classes available in any instruments and that there are minimum abilities required to attend.

All of Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair events will take place in the parish of Gaoth Dobhair, and will be held in six principal venues: Amharclann Ghaoith Dobhair & Teach Jack, Na Doirí Beaga; Teach Hiúdaí Beag, An Bun Beag; Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair, Na Doirí Beaga; An Gailearaí, Údarás Business Park, Gaoth Dobhair, and Club CLG, Gaoth Dobhair.

Book now to avoid disappointment by visiting scoilgheimhridh.eventbrite and for further information about this years Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair, please visit or follow on Facebook or Twitter. For the latest information. If you have any queries, then please either call +353 (0)74 956 0679 or send an email to [email protected].


28 (Monday) 10:00 am - 31 (Thursday) 11:59 pm


Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair

An Chrannóg, Doirí Beaga, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall, Éire


Comharchumann Forbartha Ghaoth Dobhair[email protected] An Chrannóg, Doirí Beaga, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall, Éire