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 2000-2009
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.
Johnny Kelly tuning up before performing in the fiddle recital, 2009. He is the third generation of the Kelly family to teach and play at the Summer School.
Tommy Peoples, 2008
A student in Mick Crehan's whistle class, 2009.
Bill Haneman playing in Mary Fahy's pub, 2004.
Paddy Cronin, 2003.
Harp students, 2007.
Harry Bradley (left) and John Blake, 2007.
Michelle Mulcahy (left) with her concertina class, 2009.
Students in Martin Hayes' fiddle class, 2009.
Anders Trabjerg, 2006.
Pádraig Mac Mathúna (left) and Seán Ryan, 2006.
Sheila Friel on the pipes with her sister Clare playing the fiddle, 2009.
Dermy Diamond, Mick Conneely and Tommy McCarthy play outside Queally's, 2001.
Margaret Wray demonstrating sean nós steps to her class, 2002.
Students in Marcas Ó Murchú's flute class, 2003.
A shot of the fiddle students and teachers , 2008. Compare the numbers of people with Liam McNulty's shot from the 1970s.
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