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Fifty years a-dancing

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The word ceili means a gathering of neighbours in one house, which emphasised the social nature of the gathering. This inevitably led to music, singing, and dancing, to people doing their party pieces. There were a lot of ceilis in Mick and Maisie Hession’s household on Kingshill in Salthill. Mick Hession was an uileann piper who played a number of other instruments as well, and he regularly had other musicians visit the house for sessions.

2011 Feis Ceoil attracts musicians from Kilkenny

ESB Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil, Ireland’s biggest classical music festival, is set to showcase the talent of some 60 musicians from Kilkenny at the annual festival from April 4-15 inclusive.

Linda Martyn school of Irish dancing branches into city

The Tuam-based Linda Martyn School of Irish Dancing opened a little over two years ago. It is a relatively new school but has achieved a lot in such a short space of time, mostly due to the dedication of Linda Martyn herself.

 

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