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Westport Scoil Cheoil

July 20th – 24th, 2015

Westport Scoil Cheoil had its inaugural year in 2014. It was a hugely successful traditional Irish music summer school because it fulfilled our motto: Best teachers, Best Location; Best Price. It runs from July 20th to 24th, 2015.

Best Teachers: We have been extremely fortunate to have secured the very best Irish traditional musicians/tutors in the world; Westport Scoil Cheoil is so proud to have hosted such prestigious names as; Tara Breen, Liz Kane, Christopher Maguire, Louise Mulcahy, Emer Mayock, Lisa Canny, Michelle Mulcahy, Des Cafferkey, David Doocey, Fergal Ó Murchú, Dr Katie Sweeney and Liam Scanlon to name but a few. As well as all the above names returning this year we are absolutely thrilled to add the inimitable Zoe Conway and her guitarist husband John McIntyre to the line–up! Unbeatable!

Best Location: Westport is unquestionably renowned as Ireland’s most beautiful town. Nestled between the dramatic backdrop of the Croagh Patrick’s Holy Mountain and The Atlantic Ocean, ‘Westport is a photogenic Georgian town with tree–lined streets, a riverside mall and a great vibe. With an excellent choice of accommodation, restaurants and pubs renowned for their music, it’s an extremely popular spot yet has never sold its soul to tourism’ (Lonely Planet). Newport, Louisburgh, Mulranny and Castlebar are easily accessible to Westport and also offer excellent accommodation choices.

Best Price: At ?80 including workshops, lectures, tutor concerts, ceili, sessions and participant concert we are extremely competitive. There are reductions for members of the same family!

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