Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2017
The 45th Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland. Saturday 1st July to Sunday 9th July, 2017.
Sráid na Cathrach, Co. an Chláir 1ú Iúil - 9ú Iúil
This is a selection of photographs taken by Liam McNulty in the 1970s and 1980s. Liam was the administrator of Na Píobairí Uilleannn at the time and was also a keen photographer who diligently recorded the activities of the School during these decades with his Leica camera.
Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy in the 1980s
Séamus Ennis, early 1980s.
Jackie Daly, Johnny O'Leary and Manus Maguire playing for set dancers, 1986.
Bill MacNamara playing for his flute class, 1985.
Joe Ryan and Bobby Casey playing for a fiddle class with Breandán Breathnach standing in the centre background, 1985.
Tommy McCarthy (foreground) with his concertina class, 1980s.
Dermot McLaughlin playing in the fiddle recital flanked by Tony Linnane (left) and John Kelly Sr. early 1980s.
Marty O'Malley (right) and others demonstrating a set dance, 1985.
Tara Diamond playing a tune for her flute class, 1985.
Students in John Kelly Senior's fiddle class, 1985.
Peter Laban, 1985.
Noel Hill (right) with one of his concertina students, 1987.
Pipemaker Alain Froment (centre left) in the pipers' workshop, 1989.
Darach de Brún (right) plays a tune for one of his whistle students, 1985.
John Kelly Jr. (left) plays a tune with one of his fiddle students, 1985.
Jimmy O'Brien Moran playing at an outdoor piping recital, early 1980s
Joe Shannon prior to performing onstage, 1986.
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