Sunday, 10 July 2016 / Published in Latest posts
We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our Sponsors for the 6th Annual Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School, without which the Summer School could not take place. We would also like to thank the local politicians who helped secure this funding including Senator John O’Mahony, Councillors John Caulfield, Tom Connolly
Sunday, 26 June 2016 / Published in Latest posts
Listen out for the advert for the Summer School which starts on Mid West Radio tomorrow and runs until the start of our Summer School on Sunday July 3rd. Full details of the week available under Clár na Seachtaine. Bígí Linn!
Sunday, 26 June 2016 / Published in Latest posts
In keeping with the theme of our Heritage Tour which will look at events in East Mayo pre and post 1916, we will also have a fascinating exhibition on the women who fought for Irish independence in the thatched cottage in Kilmovee. The exhibition, highlights as it says “What did the women do?” through the stories of
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 / Published in Latest posts
Pictured at the launch of the 6th Annual Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School are some young musicians from Kilmovee (Photo courtesy of Rupert Davis – Kilmovee Info). The Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School is a week full of Traditional Irish Music, Song, Dance and Gaeilge. Classes run from Monday 4th to Friday 8th July with
Saturday, 21 May 2016 / Published in Latest posts
As part of the Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School 2016, a Heritage Tour will take place on Sunday July 3rd. The event which is open to the public and free to attend will commence at the Cois Tine Heritage Centre in Kilmovee at 2pm. A bus will be provided to transport everyone to the various
Monday, 18 April 2016 / Published in Latest posts
John Carty is one of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians. He plays fiddle, tenor banjo, tenor guitar and occasionally the flute. His style has been described as North Connacht traditional music. Carty was born in London and now lives in Boyle, County Roscommon. In 2003 he was voted Traditional Musician of the Year by TG4. We
Friday, 25 March 2016 / Published in Latest posts
All of our past pupils should have got a brochure and pre-registration form in the post this week for our 6th Annual Summer School taking place from July 3rd to July 8th. If you have not attended the Summer School previously and would like a brochure, please contact the Kilmovee Family Resource Centre on (094)
Thursday, 18 February 2016 / Published in Latest posts
Hot off the press – our brochure for Summer School 2016 is now available. Check it out under Clár Na Seachtaine. Some fantastic new tutors and lots of familiar faces too. We will post out copies to all past pupils with booking forms before Easter. Online booking is now open on this website! If you would
Saturday, 06 February 2016 / Published in Latest posts
We are delighted to announce that we have added a new class to our Summer School for 2016 – Traditional Guitar with Shane McGowan. Shane has been described as the ‘perfect guitar player’ with immense ability to produce the ideal backdrop to any given melody. Well known to North West audiences Shane is part of a family steeped
Saturday, 09 January 2016 / Published in Latest posts
Online booking for the 6th Annual Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School, July 3rd to July 8th 2016 is now open. Places are limited, to secure your place, book now! We look forward to welcoming you to Kilmovee in July for what promises to be another fantastic Summer School. A full accommodation list is available on request from Kilmovee