Reflections on the Inishowen Singing Festival – Guest Post by Brían Ó hAirt


Inishowen Singing Weekend 2013 - BH1

This post is a special treat. To flesh out SOTI by including the experience of more singers, I’ve begun asking singers of note to share their experience of singing with others. Brían Ó hAirt agreed to be the guinea pig for this series, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with his reflection on the 2013 and 2014 Inishowen Singing Festivals, put on by the Inishowen Traditional Singers’ Circle. I hope you enjoy, and go raibh míle maith agat, a Bhrían!  Continue reading

Frank Finn Weekend 2012

Thanks to one of our SOTI followers for pointing out that the Sligo Traditional Singers will hold the annual Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend at the end of this month.

The Frank Finn Traditional Singing Festival is designed to encourage foster and perpetuate the singing tradition in the Sligo area by strengthening the bonds of friendship already established between The Sligo Traditional Singers and other singers both in Ireland and abroad.
The Festival will be a weekend of singing workshops, informal singing sessions, audio and video presentations, scholarly talks and a field trip. It will feature local and visiting singers, speakers and academics.

Special Guests:

John””The Miller: Power
Micheál Ó Cuaig
Joe McGowan
Peter Carragher
Gene Sheerin