Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2019
The 47th Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland. Saturday 6th July to Sunday 14th July, 2019.
Sráid na Cathrach, Co. an Chláir 6ú Iúil - 14ú Iúil.
2018 Summer School photos by Ben Taylor
Ben Taylor is a fiddle player and professional photographer who has a deep love of Irish traditional music. He collaborated with writer Howard Marshall on the book 'Out Of Darkness', an in depth depiction of the life of the blind piper Garret Barry and his influence on the music and culture of West Clare www.cottierpress.com
Séan Garvey (cream jacket) singing at the graveside tribute to Willie Clancy.
Johnny Kelly and Darach O'Connor with their young fiddle students.
Fintan Vallely presenting his Breandán Breathnach memorial lecture as part of the official opening of the 2018 summer school.
Vincent McMahon (standing) and his fiddle class in very unusual surroundings.
A group of uilleann pipers playing at the opening of the Pipers Plaza.
Pádraig Mac Mathúna (centre) playing flute at Harry Bradshaw's lecture about the late broadcaster and collecter Ciarán Mac Mathúna.
Rick Epping and Mick Kinsella with their harmonica students.
A banjo class in the community hall in Mullagh.
The fiddle recital in full swing in Miltown Malbay's community hall.
The Shandrum Céilí Band playing live for RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
Master fiddle players playing for students at the GAA grounds.
The ensemble at the harmonica recital.
Paul Dooley playing in the end of week Muiris Ó Rócháin Memorial Concert.
Master musicians playing for fiddle students.
Paddy Glackin (fiddle) and Pádraig Mac Mathúna (uilleann pipes) playing tunes as part of the Dúchas an Cheoil (Heritage of Irish Music) Workshop in the Church of Ireland chapel, Spanish Point.
Fiddle students enjoying the sunshine.
© Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2019 Website: Tony Kearns www.tonykearns.net