Trad weekend

Trad weekend

Drumshanbo Comhaltas are delighted to announce the dates for the Packie Duignan Traditional weekend are 24th 25th, 26th January 2014. Friday 24th January opening session in Gunnings 9.30pm. All musicians welcome. Saturday starts off with music workshops on Flute, Fiddle, Whistle, Bouzouki. Registration in Aras Padraig at 2pm. Workshops from 2.30 to 4pm. Cost €10 per person. (Participants must be able to play a few tunes on their instrument.) Tutors will teach tunes which were played by Packie. The workshops will be followed by A youth session at 4.15 to 6pm in Berry tavern, High Street. Musicians. singers, dancers welcome. At 9.30pm the annual Flute gathering gets underway in Berry’s. We are looking forward to a big line up of Flute players and musicians with all other instruments are also welcome. To conclude the celebrations on Sunday in memory of Packie and his wonderful Flute playing the popular Boxty Brunch gets underway at 12.30 in Henry’s, followed by a Slan abhaile session. Everyone welcome.


There will be a lecture on John McKenna tomorrow (Thursday) at 8.15pm in the local Library. The Speaker is Sean Gilraine. Booking essential on 9641258.

Women’s Group

A six week Yoga Class commenced on Tuesday of this week at 7pm in Áras Phadraig.

Crochet Classes commence in February. Two Cloasses per day, 11am -1pm and 2pm-4pm. For further information contact 087 9587304 or Úna on 086 2181323.


Boxer-Cise Class recommences in Boys Club on tomorrow (Thursday) at 8pm.

25 Card Drive

The popular Allen Gaels weekly 25 card drive continues on Sunday next in the Clubhouse at 8.30pm. Refreshments served. All are welcome.


Please submit no later than Sunday evening to pcmooney@eircom.net or hand in at Carrick Road.