29ú Scoil Samhraidh 2001

Willie Clancy

Annual Summer School

7th July – 15th July

Dé Sathairn, 7ú Iúil (Saturday, 7th July)

2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Clárú  Enrolment in Community Hall, Miltown Malbay. Enrolment also at the various venues on Monday morning from 9:30 a.m.   All Public Lectures and Recitals for the week will be held at the Community Hall.
8:00 p.m. Oscailt  Official Opening by Peadar Ó Lochlainn, musician.
8:30 p.m. Breandán Breathnach Memorial Lecture: "The Breandán Breathnach Music Collection: a retrospective view" by Robbie Hannan, Curator of Music, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Dé Domhnaigh, 8ú Iúil (Sunday, 8th 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 for set dancers will be held every afternoon and nightly at the Mill Theatre, Ballard Road, Miltown Malbay and nightly at Quilty Tavern, Quilty.  Reduced price for weekly registered students to all Céilithe.

Dé Luain, 9ú Iúil (Monday, 9th July)

All Classes and Workshops will be held daily from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday - Saturday.
Beginners may attend the Scope of Irish Music or the Traditional Singing Workshop, or the Set Dancing Classes. There are no classes for beginners in instrumental music except on pipes. Classes will be graded in all instruments. Piping classes only will be pre-registered. Contact Na Piobairí Uilleann, 15 Henrietta St., Dublin 1 or Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy. In instrumental music the following will be the approximate number of graded classes : Piping 16; Whistle 16; Flute 16; Concertina 6; Accordion 8; Fiddle 30. Ten Dance Workshops.

 

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 (double and single row) will be graded at McAuley House, adjacent to St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point.
Fiddle Classes at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point. Workshops on West and East Clare fiddle styles will be held in addition to the regular fiddle classes and these workshops will cater only for advanced fiddle players. Demonstrations by noted fiddlers will be a feature of the fiddle tuition for the week.

A Choice of Ten Dance Workshops:

Auban Set, Labasheeda Reel Set, Paris Set and Limerick Tumblers at Community Hall, Miltown Malbay.
Set of Erin, (Boherbue, Co. Cork); Square Jig, (Kenmare, Co. Kerry), Set of Mezerts, (North Cork/East Kerry) at Golf Club, Spanish Point.
Borlin Polka, The Corofin Plain, South Kerry Polka Set, The Rosscahill, Traditional Old Style North Kerry Set at St. Joseph's Secondary School, Spanish Point.
Three old style step dancing classes at St. Joseph’s G.A.A. Club, Miltown Malbay. Classes graded: beginners, intermediate and advanced.
Beginners: Steps for sets plus some Clare sets
at Armada Hotel, Spanish Point.
Conamara Sean Nós Dancing in Mill Theatre, Ballard Road, Miltown Malbay.
Steps and rhythm of the Clare Set, Battering, etc. at Quilty Tavern, Quilty.
Traditional Singing Workshops at St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point. These will take the form of lectures, group discussions, class participation and demonstrations by traditional singers in Irish and English. These workshops will be conducted by Ian Lee, Archivest, R.T.E. and Brian Mullen, B.B.C. Radio Foyle. These are not singing classes.
The Scope of Irish Music – a week-long introduction to the Irish musical tradition with Paddy Glackin and Cathal Goan.

3:00 p.m.

Lecture: "Eoghan Rua O'Suilleabháin and his songs" by Éamon Ó Bróithe, musician, singer and researcher.

8:00 p.m.

Fiddle Recital in Community Hall.

Dé Máirt, 10ú Iúil (Tuesday, 10th July)

10:00 a.m. –
1:00 p.m.
WORKSHOP and CLASSES as Monday.
3:00 p.m. Public Lecture "Using Archive on Radio - completing the circle" by Jo MacDonald, Editor Features and Education, BBC, Craoladh na nGael.
8:00 p.m. Whistle and Flute Recital in Community Hall.

Dé Ceadaoin, 11ú Iúil (Wednesday, 11th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES as Monday.
3:00 p.m. Public Lecture: "A Tribute to Johnny O'Leary and the music of Sliabh Luachra" Chairperson: Peter Browne, RTE producer. Singers, musicians and dancers from Sliabh Luachra will participate.
8:00 p.m. Piping Recital at Community Hall. The pipers taking part will be selected by Na Píobairí Uilleann.

Dé Deardaoin, 12ú Iúil (Thursday, 12th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES as Monday.
3:00 p.m. Lecture: "My name is Napoleon Bonaparte - the significance of Napoleon Bonaparte in the Irish Song Tradition" by Frank Harte, singer and song collector.
8:00 p.m. An evening of Old Style Step and Traditional Set Dancing conducted by Joe O'Donovan. Invited dancers from different counties will take part.

Dé hAoine, 13ú Iúil (Friday, 13th July)

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

Dé Sathairn, 14ú Iúil (Saturday, 14th July)

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP and CLASSES as Monday.
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, 15ú Iúil (Sunday, 15th 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 2001

Date Mill Theatre,
Miltown Malbay
Quilty Tavern, Quilty
Sat. 7th 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Kilfenora Céilí Band
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Michael Sexton
Sun. 8th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Esker Riada Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Abbey Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Matt Cunningham

Mon. 9th 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. 10th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Swallows Tail

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Tulla Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Four Star Trio

Wed. 11th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Glenside Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Templehouse

 


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

Thurs. 12th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Emerald Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Tulla Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Matt Cunningham

Fri. 13th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Abbey Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Shaskeen Céilí Band

 


9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Michael Sexton

Sat. 14th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Glenside Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Kilfenora Céilí Band

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Emerald Céilí Band

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Emerald Céilí Band

  • Reduced admission to all weekly registered student to every céilí, plus free admission for all registered students to afternoon lectures (£3) and evening recitals (£5).
  • By supporting the 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 2001 include Pádraig O’Dea, Terry Moylan, Jerry O’Reilly, Irene Martin, Mary Friel, Eileen O’Doherty, Larry Lynch, Celine and Michael Tubridy, Margaret Wrey, Paddy Neylon, Geraldine Connolly, Mary Clancy,  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) £65 (Irish) £60 (Sterling) or $100 U.S.
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 2001 school:

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


Táimíd fiorbhuíoch do:

Pádraig Cleary, Mayday Management Consultants, Limerick,
Brooks Academy, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Mick O’Connor,
Lucht Riartha Halla an Phobail agus an Scoil Náisiúnta,
Sráid na Cathrach, Shannon Development,
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
Irish Music Magazine Award 2000,
Millennium Recognition Award 2000,
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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