Conference: Bill Stapleton and the Irish Recording Company. Presented by Harry Bradshaw @ Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2022

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is a week-long summer school in traditional music and scenic dance held annually in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. The 2022 Summer School is the fiftieth edition and takes place from July 2 to 10.

See the full program below. For more information visit www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com.

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Saturday July 2

8 p.m.
Oscailt Oifigiúil/Official opening by Patsy Hanlyrenowned traditional flautist and TG4 Gradam Ceoil award winner.

8:30 p.m.
Breandán Breathnach Memorial Lecture: When It All Began: The Traditional Music Landscape of 1973.
Presented by Dr Nicholas Carolanco-founder and first director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive.

Venue: Community Center for both events.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Brian Boru Ceili Band at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Dal gCais Céili Band at the Quilty Tavern

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Sunday July 3

10:00 a.m.
Aifreann i nGaeilge/Mass in Irish at St. Joseph’s Church, Miltown Malbay.

3:00 p.m.
musical tribute at Willie Clancy’s grave, Ballard Road.

8:30 p.m.
Alba d’Eire. A concert celebrating the links between Gaelic Scotland and Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy agus á chraoladh beo ar TEN Raidió na Gaeltachta. Location: Community Center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Dal gCais Céili Band at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Taylor’s Cross Ceili Band at the Quilty Tavern

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monday july 4th

9am
Assembly in the different course locations.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses and workshops (see location details on information page).

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

3 p.m.
Conference:
From New France to the Belle Province: the traditional soundscapes of Quebec. Presented by Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráinSchool of Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal.

Location: Community Center.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
harp recital. Location: capital of the mill, GAA Grounds.

7 p.m.
Screening of the documentary on the life and music of a renowned violinist Sean Keaneformerly of Ceoltóiri Chuallann and The Chiefs. Location: Community Center.

8 p.m.
violin recital. Location: Community Center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili
with the Kilfenora Céili Group at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands

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tuesday july 5

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses and workshops

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic

3 p.m.
Tribute to Bobby Gardinermaster accordionist, tutor, TG4 Gradam Prize winner and author. Presented by Ciarán Ó Gealbhaintraditional singer, musician and lecturer in the Department of Folklore and Ethnology at University College Cork.
Location: Community Center.

5:30 p.m.
Ceolchoir Idirnáisiúnta/International Concert featuring traditional music, song and dance from Scotland, Wales, Quebec and Brittany.
Location: capital of the mill, GAA Lands.

8 p.m.
Whistle and Flute Recital. V
enue: Community center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili
with the Tulla Ceili Group at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands

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Wednesday July 6

​10h to 13h
Courses and workshops

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

2:30 p.m.
Conference: Bill Stapleton and the Irish Recording Company. Presented by Harry Bradshaw, former producer with TEN Radio and researcher in traditional Irish music.
Location: Community Center.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
banjo recital. Venue: Capital of the Mill, GAA Grounds.

8 p.m.
Uilleann Piping Recital. Venue: Community center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Kilfenora Céili Group at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands

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Thursday July 7

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses and workshops

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

2:30 p.m.
Conference: Welsh medieval harp music: Structures and parallels with Irish musical traditions. Presented by Dr Paul Dooleyexpert in the Irish wire-string harp and researcher in tuning and string-making techniques, and Ceri Owen JonesWelsh harpist, singer and scholar of Welsh medieval traditional music. Location: Community Center.

4:30 p.m.
Button Accordion Recital. Venue: Community center.

8 p.m.
Old Style Step, Sean-nós and Set-Dancing Recital. Venue: Community center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili with the Tulla Ceili Group at the Moulin marquee, GAA Lands.

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Friday July 8

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses and workshops

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

3 p.m.
An afternoon of Traditional singing in Irish and English. Location: Community Center.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Harmonica Recital. Location: capital of the mill, GAA Grounds.

8 p.m.
concertina recital. Venue: Community center.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili
with the Group Four Courts Céili at the Moulin marquee, GAA Grounds.

9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Ceili
with the Abbey Trio to Quilty Tavern.

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Saturday July 9

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Courses and workshops

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes in spoken Irish and Scottish Gaelic.

2:30 p.m.
Projection of black horse on the winda feature documentary about the life and songs of singer / songwriter Liam Weldon. Presented by Myles O’Reilly, director, and Lorraine Kennedyproducer. Location: Community Center.

7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Ceolchoirm Chuimhneacháin Muiris Ó Rócháin / Muiris Ó Rócháin Memorial Concert. Láithreoir / presenter: Muireann Ní Dhuigneáin. Location: Community Center.

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Sunday July 10

10am
Aifreann i nGaeilge le Cór Chúil Aodha (Mass by Seán Ó Riada with Coolea Choir) at Saint Joseph Church,
Miltown Malbay.

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Download the 2022 program below.

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