"THE BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES"

A Celebration of Traditional Song of Ireland, England and Scotland presented by The Clare Festival of Traditional Singing (Féile Amhránaíochta and Chláir) at The Bellbridge House Hotel, Spanish Point, Co. Clare.
Friday 12th – Sunday 14th November 2004.

Programme of Events

Friday, November 12th
8.00 p.m.

 

9.00 p.m. Lecture


Opening Reception

Sponsored by The Góilín Singer's Club, Dublin.
Wine and finger food served.

Talk/Recital
LÁN A' MHÁLA
Meaití Joe Sheamais Ó Fátharta recalls many great individuals he has encountered in a lifetime of collecting and singing songs in Conamara.

Saturday, November 13th
11.00 a.m.

 


12.00 noon

 

 

4.00 p.m.

 

8.00 p.m.


Talk/Recital
THE SONG TRADITION OF WEST LIMERICK
Dr. Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill
from Newcastle West gives a bi-lingual talk and sings the songs from the rich but comparatively little known tradition of West Limerick.

CD Launch
A TASTE OF TRADITION:
MOUNTAIN STREAMS.
Jim McFarland's
long awaited first solo recording.

More wine and nibbles served.

Talk/Recital
KISSIN'S NAE SIN:
THE LOVE SONGS OF SCOTLAND.

Glasgow singer Bob Blair on the broad range of romantic songs in Scottish tradition.

ANNUAL CONCERT OF TRADITIONAL SINGING
Bob Blair, Scotland
Róisín Elsafty, Conamara
Hannah Hutton, Northumberland, England
Patrick Lynch, Clare
Jim McFarland, Derry
Máire Ní Cheilleachair, Cork
Pádraig
Ó Cearbhaill, West Limerick
John Lyons, Clare
Meaití Joe Sheamais Ó Fatharta, Conamara
Derek Williamson, Scotland

M.C. Róisín White, Armagh

Sunday, November 14th
1.00 p.m.
Singing Session
Mary Fahey's Pub,
Ennis Road, Miltown Malbay.

Admission:
Weekend Ticket €15.00
Talk/Recitals €3.00
Concert €8.00

Contacts

Tom Munnelly, Fintra Beg, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare.
Tel/Fax 065-7084365 (email: munnelly@eircom.net)

The Bellbridge House Hotel, Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare.
Tel: 065-7084038

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