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
Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy in the 1990s
Tony Kearns has been taking photos at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy since 1992 and has created a large collection of images of the School's activities as well as capturing informal moments and taking formal portraits. In 2008 selection of images taken between 1992 to 2007 were published in a hardback book titled Ceol agus Solas: Music and Light.
Tommy McCarthy, 1994.
A young student in John Kelly's fiddle class, 1992.
Vincent Campbell playing in Cleary's, Ennis Road, 1998.
President Mary Robinson, flanked by Junior Crehan (left) and Muiris Ó Rócháin, prior to opening the 21st Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy in 1993.
Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Dermot Byrne playing in Peter & Bridie Cleary's pub, 1995.
Fintan Vallely demonstrates a tune for his flute students, 1999.
Tony Crehan, 1994.
Junior Crehan and Charlie Lennon, 1993.
Set dancers in Gleeson's of Coore, 1993.
Paddy Glackin (left) and Conor Keane playing in Gleeson's of Coore, 1995.
Young students in Aoife O'Connor and Aoife O'Keefe's fiddle class, 1997.
John Rynne, 1994.
L. to r. Michael Falsey, P. Joe Hayes, Francie Donnellan, Junior Crehan and Muiris Ó Rócháin at the graveside tribute, 1994.
Denis McMahon playing in Queally's, 1994.
Paddy Keenan and Mick Coyne backstage during the piping recital, 1992.
Joe (centre) and Siobhán (far left) O'Donovan teaching beginner's set dancing class, 1992.
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