Programme 2016

7.30 Official Opening:

Venue: Community Hall.

Admission: Free


Official opening by John Lynch (Kilfenora)

Musical Performance by young East Clare musicians

Music performance with many of the talented young musicians from East Clare under the tutorship of Mary MacNamara.
The festival committee are delighted to showcase the talent of these musicians from the East Clare Area. All of the musicians and performers display great empathy for the music of the area whilst simultaneously displaying a high level of musicianship. Many of the musicians have achieved All Ireland success and have performed in prestigious concerts in Ireland and abroad.

Wine & Food reception – all welcome.

9.30 Session at Shortt's Bar  

Sár Oíche ann anocht le ceol, rince, agus cúpla focal as ghaeilge. Céad míle fáilte do cách. Ceol le Joe Fitzgerald, Des Mulcaire agus a chairde.

9.30 Session at Pepper’s Bar


The traditional Wednesday night session with Mark Donnellan, Brian Donnellan, John Canny & Michael Landers with special guests John Lynch and Pat Lynch.

9.30 Session at Bohans (lounge)   A special session featuring young East Clare musicians. The session will be led by Sorcha Costelloe.
9.30 Session at Moloneys Bar