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
Photos by John Coffey
John Coffey has been a regular attender at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy for many years and has taken many photographs during his visits. He has a great interest in the heritage of traditional music and that of his native Kildare.
Séamus Ennis soon after his final public appearance at the Lisdoonvarna Folk Festival in 1982.
Traditional singer Seán 'ac Dhonncha.
Traditional singer Frank Harte.
Mairtín Byrnes (fiddle) and Noel Hill seated with Mick Crehan, Breandán Breathnach, Seán and Seán Óg Potts behind them.
Bobby Casey and John Kelly.
Johnny O'Leary and Benny McCarthy playing in Hennessy's.
Denis Doody playing in Hennessy's, with Johnny O'Leary listening.
Marty O'Malley below a portrait of Willie Clancy.
A young piper.
A rapt Marty Vaughan listens to Liam Ó Floinn's piping.
Jacqueline, Marion and Bernadette McCarthy.
A young box player.
Edel Fox playing in Friel's.
Áine Uí Cheallaigh.
Ciarán Somers, on right, with two young whistle players.
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