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World Fiddle Day Scartaglin

Saturday 21st May 2016

Join us in Scartaglin, the heart of Sliabh Luachra for a day and night of music featuring an international line-up of musicians, as we honour the musical heritage of our region. Dr Matt Cranitch will give a talk on Maida McQuinn Sugrue, a pupil of Pádraig O’Keeffe’s, the Fiddle concert , “Across the County Bounds” was a highlight last year and is sure to be this year.Guest lecturer Dr. Máire O’Keeffe will flesh out the life of Sliabh Luachra legend Julia Clifford in Lyon’s bar , the scene of many seminal recordings over the years. Billy Clifford will be the special guest at this talk. Jackie Daly, the iconic Sliabh Luachra box player, will unveil a photograph of Pádraig O’Keeffe from 1957 which he has donated and will be on display.

Be part of this historic gathering as we celebrate the heritage we have received and look forward to a musical future together.

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