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Féile Patrick Byrne consists of traditional music, dance and singing workshops plus concerts, sessions, a sets céilí, historical walk and lecture. The event honours Patrick Byrne (c.1794-1863), the last noted exponent of the historical Gaelic harp and the first Irish traditional musician ever photographed.
The aim of the festival is to provide high quality tuition to local musicians; to expose local audiences and players to the work of leading exponents of traditional music and to develop an audience for traditional arts using the heritage of Patrick Byrne.
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