28ú Scoil Samhraidh 2000

Willie Clancy

Annual Summer School

1st July – 9th July

Dé Sathairn, 1ú Iúil (Saturday, 1st July)

2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Clárú  Enrolment in Community Hall, Miltown Malbay.
8:00 p.m. Oscailt  Official Opening by Michael Tubridy, musician, dancer and compiler of collections of Irish music and dance.
8:30 p.m. Breandán Breathnach Memorial Lecture: "Key developments in traditional music in the twentieth century" by Nicholas Carolan, Director Irish Traditional Music Archive.

Dé Domhnaigh, 2ú Iúil (Sunday, 2nd July)

10:00 a.m. Aifreann i nGaeilge (Mass in Irish)
3:00 p.m. Musical Tribute at Willie Clancy’s Grave
9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Céilithe

Dé Luain, 3ú Iúil (Monday, 3rd July)

All Classes and Workshops will be held daily from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

 

10:00 a.m. to
1:00 p.m.

Piping Classes and Pipers Workshop in Social Services Centre, Ballard Road and Private Houses.
Whistle and Flute Classes in National School and St. Joseph’s G.A.A. Club House and in Private Houses.
Concertina Classes in National School.
Button Accordion Classes at McAuley House, adjacent to St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
Fiddle Classes at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
Beginners: Steps for sets plus some Clare sets at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
The Polka Set, Black Valley, (Kerry); The Lancer Set, (Kilmanagh, Kilkenny); The Polka Set, (Valentia Island, Co. Kerry) at Golf Club, Spanish Point.
Ballyvourney Jig Set, Derrada, Borlin Jinne and Jinny Ling Sets at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
Old Style Step Dancing - South Munster Style at St. Joseph’s G.A.A. Club, Miltown Malbay.
Mellory Lancers, Caragh Lake Jig Set, Armagh Set, Wexford Half Set and The Paris Set at Community Hall, Miltown Malbay.
Two old style Clare traditional step dancing classes at Quilty Tavern, Quilty.
Conamara Sean Nós Dancing in Mill Theatre, Ballard Road, Miltown Malbay.
Steps and rhythm of the Clare Set, Battering, etc. at Social Services Centre, Ballard Road, Miltown Malbay.
Traditional Singing Workshops at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
The Scope of Irish Music – a week-long introduction to the Irish musical tradition with Paddy Glackin and Cathal Goan.

3:00 p.m.

Seminar"Change and Evolution in Irish Traditional Set and Step Dancing".

8:00 p.m.

Fiddle Recital in Community Hall.

Dé Máirt, 4ú Iúil (Tuesday, 4th July)

10:00 a.m. –
1:00 p.m.
WORKSHOP and CLASSES.
3:00 p.m. Public Lecture "The Singing Tradition of Barra in the Outer Hebrides" by Flora MacNeil, singer and native of Barra.
8:00 p.m. Whistle and Flute Recital in Community Hall.

Dé Ceadaoin, 5ú Iúil (Wednesday, 5th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES.
3:00 p.m. Public Lecture: "Development and Change in Uilleann Piping from the Earliest Times" by Pat Mitchell, piper and authority on piping.
8:00 p.m. Piping Recital at Community Hall.

Dé Deardaoin, 6ú Iúil (Thursday, 6th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES
3:00 p.m. Seminar: "Trends in Traditional Music in the Late Twentieth Century"
8:00 p.m. An evening of Old Style Step and Traditional Set Dancing

Dé hAoine, 7ú Iúil (Friday, 7th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES
3:00 p.m. An afternoon of Traditional Singing in Irish and English
8:00 p.m. Concertina Recital in Community Hall

Dé Sathairn, 8ú Iúil (Saturday, 8th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES
7:00 p.m. Ceol Choirm Mhór
Top class Traditional Concert in Community Hall with Leading Traditional Artistes. The concert will be from 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Dé Domhnaigh, 9ú Iúil (Sunday, 9th July)

10:00 a.m. Aifreann i nGaeilge le Cór Chúil Aodha, (Seán O Riada Mass with Coolea Choir) at St. Joseph’s Church, Miltown Malbay.

 

 

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME OF CÉILITHE FOR 2000

Date Mill Theatre,
Miltown Malbay
Quilty Tavern, Quilty
Sat. 1st 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Kilfenora Céilí Band
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Four Courts Céilí Band
Sun. 2nd 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Glenside Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Abbey Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Shaskeen

Mon. 3rd 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Abbey Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Four Courts Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Michael Sexton

Tues. 4th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
P.J. Hernon and Swallows Tail

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Tulla Céilí Band

 



9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Four Star Trio

Wed. 5th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Kilfenora Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Templehouse

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Four Courts Céilí Band

Thurs. 6th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Michael Sexton Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Tulla Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Matt Cunningham

Fri. 7th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Abbey Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Shaskeen

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Michael Sexton

Sat. 8th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Glenside Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Kilfenora Céilí Band

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Michael Sexton

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Esker Riada

  • Reduced admission to all registered students to every céilí plus free admission for all registered students to afternoon lectures and evening recitals
  • By supporting the official céilithe you help the school in promoting Irish music, song and dance
  • Two special céilithe will be arranged by Larry Lynch at Bellbridge Hotel
  • Dance Tutors for 2000 include Pádraig O’Dea, Terry Moylan, Jerry O’Reilly, Irene Martin, Mary Friel, Eileen O’Doherty, Larry Lynch, James Keane, Celine Tubridy, Margaret Wrey, Paddy Neylon, Aidan Vaughan, Betty McCoy, Paddy and Carolyn Hanafin, Mick Mulkerrins, Mairéad Casey and various assistants.

 

Éarlamh na Scoile (School Patron)
Dr. Pádraig Ó hIrighle
Former President of Ireland
Programme Director & Secretary:
Muiris O Rócháin, telephone: 065 – 7084148
Administrative Director:
Harry Hughes, telephone: 065 – 7084281
Music Liaison:
Eamon McGivney

TÁILLE (Fee) £60 (Irish) £60 (Sterling) or $100.
The fee covers all classes, workshops (morning) lectures (afternoon), evening recitals and reduced price to all céilithe.

TÁILLE SCOILE CHUIG: (School fee payable to):
Muiris Ó Rócháin or Harry Hughes, Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay, nó ar chlarú i Sráid na Cathrach (or on registering in Miltown Malbay).

All students will have to arrange their own accommodation and transport. A list of available accommodation in the locality can be had from Muiris Ó Rócháin or Harry Hughes, Miltown Malbay.

We are especially grateful to the following for financial aid to the 2000 school:

THE ARTS COUNCIL, I.M.R.O.,
ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND
BÓRD NA GAEILGE, SHANNON DEVELOPMENT,
GUINNESS GROUP SALES, RAIDIÓ NA GAELTACHTA,BUS ÉIREANN,
BRITISH COUNCIL, CLARE COUNTY COUNCIL, LOCAL SUBSCRIPTIONS AND SUPPLIERS TO LOCALITY


Táimíd fiorbhuíoch do:

Pádraig Cleary, Mayday Management Consultants, Limerick,
Brooks Academy, Na Piobairí Uilleann, Mick O’Connor,
Lucht Riartha Halla an Phobail agus an Scoil Náisiúnta,
Sráid na Cathrach,
Coiste Gairm Oideachais an Chláir,
Board of Management, St. Joseph’s Secondary School,
Spanish Point, Spanish Point Golf Club,
ClareCare, St. Joseph’s G.A.A. Club, Miltown Malbay
ar an cábhair a fuaireamar uatha i slite difriúla.

NO VIDEOING OR RECORDING WILL BE ALLOWED WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION FROM THE DIRECTORS. A FACILITY FEE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROFESSIONAL RECORDINGS. THE WILLIE CLANCY LOGO AND NAME ARE COPYRIGHT.

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy
Millennium recognition Award 2000 for contribution to cultural development in Ireland. Winner of the Bank of Ireland/RTE Arts Award, AIB "Better Ireland" Award, Clare Tourism Award, for excellence in the Arts and "TSB/Cork Examiner Community Award".

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