Seisiúin Cheoil


Féile and other local traditional music sessions

Féile Patrick Byrne 2024

Session trail


Déardaoin – 4th April


Seisiún amhránaíochta – Singing session – 9:30pm – Deery’s lounge, Carrickmacross – adm. free and all welcome.
A dedicated singing session with all singers welcome.  The rule is that while no standard is set for the singing, a very high standard is set for the listening!


Dé hAoine – 5th April


Seisiún ceoil – 10pm – Markey’s, Carrickmacross.


Dé Sathairn – 6th April


Seisiún ceoil – Afterburners – 5pm to 7pm – Deery’s lounge – adm. free.
Open youth traditional session organised by the Carrickmacross CCÉ Youth Officers with all teen musicians welcome. No speed limits!

Seisiún ceoil – 10:00pm ‘till late – Markey’s, Carrickmacross.


Dé Domhnaigh – 7th April


Seisiún ceoil – Reel Slow – 7pm – Deery’s Lounge – adm. free.
A dedicated slow session suitable for novice and improver musicians hosted by the local adult slow session group. Speed limits apply but all are welcome.



Rest of the year:

The Mountain Dew

the Community Centre, Corduff.
Session is held on the third Friday of every month. Family friendly atmosphere suitable for all ages (from 8 to 80) and abilities (suit beginners). Organised by Corduff and Raferagh Community Centre and supported by Carrickmacross Comhaltas, the session usually starts at 9:30pm.


Main Street, Carrickmacross

Held on the fourth Friday of the month. This is an open session with all musicians welcome. Session starts at 9.30pm.

Reel Slow

Markeys, Main Street, Carrickmacross

A slow session run by and for the adult students of the branch music classes. Held on Sunday evenings on a fortnightly basis starting at 6.30pm. 

Other sessions

Clarkes, Kingscourt – One of the longest running sessions in the country, held once a month on the first Friday in Clarke’s pub. Usually starts after 10pm.

Gartlans, Kingscourt – weekly sessions on Thursdays at 8pm and Sundays from 7.30pm.


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