Sessions

Seisiúin Cheoil

Sessions

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.

Markeys

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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