31 May 2013
Past pupils of the two National Schools will meet to reminisce about their school days. All are welcome. Contact David Neylon 00353 86 1613355.
01 June 2013 - 03 June 2013
The Kilkennys will provide the music on Saturday night, while Crystal Swing will perform on Sunday. A Kiddies disco will round off the weekend on Monday afternoon.
07 August 2013 - 11 August 2013
The Kilrush Music and Set Dancing Festival begins with a Sessiun in the Teach Cheoil on Wednesday Aug 7th at 9p.m.. Singers Club in the Haven Arms on Thursday Aug 8th at 10p.m. Music,Set Dancing & Irish Language Classes on Friday from 10a.m. Musicial Boat Trip to Scattery Island on Friday at 1p.m. Open Air Ceili in Kilrush Town Square at 7p.m. followed by Music sessions in the town bars from 10p.m.
30 August 2013 - 01 September 2013
Ellen (Nell) Galvin as she was locally known was born Ellen McCarthy, and lived at Ballydineen, Knockalough, Co. Clare. She was born in 1887. Around the 1920’s and 1930’s a famous blind Piper named Garret Barry lived in Inagh Co. Clare. He was a regular visitor to the McCarthy home. Nell was one of his pupils and she played both the Concertina and Fiddle from a very young age.