Traditional Irish Music Photography
Willie Clancy Summer School 2014
Alexander Suarez Mendez, a piper from Cuba who was in Miltown Malbay as a guest of the School and of Na Píobairí Uilleann.
Students in Aoife O'Keefe's concertina class.
Bríd O'Donoghue and her tin whistle class.
Chris Droney playing a tune after the Breandán Breathnach lecture which starts the Summer School. The School was officially opened by Chris, after which Barry Taylor delivered his lecture on traditional dance music in the Miltown area 1870-1970.
The finale to the School's tribute to Cor Chúil Aodha.
Eanna Ó Cróinín prepares for his performance at the lunchtime piping recital.
Bernadette McCarthy, Dermy Diamond, Zoe Conway and John McIntyre play for Bernadette & Dermy's fiddle class.
Mike Mullins in Gay McKeon's regulator class. Fellow American piper, Cora Doyle, is on the right.
Kolten McDonell dancing a Cape Breton dance accompanied by Jesse Lewis. Kolten, Jesse and Leanne Aucoin (hidden) travelled across the Atlantic to play and teach Cape Breton dances.
Caitlín Nic Gabhann playing in the concertina recital.
Katie Theasby playing in the Malbay Inn.
Iain and Mary McGillivray (fiddles) and Alana MacInnes (Scottish small pipes) rehearse before performing at the end of School grand concert.
Students in Christy Barry's tin whistle class.
Joe Doyle helps Grace Galligan with tuning her uilleann pipes.
Micheal Falsey and Eamon McGivney sit at the recently erected statue of Willie Clancy.
Maurice Lennon (right) joins in with a young busker and fiddle student.
Students in Jacqueline McCarthy's concertina class which was held in the bar area of Tom Queally's pub, sadly closed ten years beforehand but unchanged since then.
Students in John Wynne's flute class.
Sorcha Curtin (right) and her concertina class.
Joe Searson playing in the accordion recital.
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