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July 21st to 26th, 2019

MAD Week 2019 - Music, Arts and Dance Week - is an Irish music and dance summer camp in Bethesda, MD, USA for all ages.

A stellar line-up of music and dance teachers will offer classes, private lessons, workshops and lectures. There will be sessions, ceilis, song circles and daily fun for young and old.


Permalink - Posted: April 30, 2019 at 3:55 pm

Carlos, Sweeney, McCartin

Carlos Sweeney McCartin is a no nonsense recording of Fiddle and Flute accompanied by guitar.

This album of Jigs and Reels is uncompromising in its direct reflection of traditional Irish music as played in sessions in the north west of Ireland today. There are no token tracks of reflective airs or senselessly obscure exhibition pieces.

Having met for a tune on a winter’s evening in Cryan’s Teach Ceoil in Carrick-on-Shannon, it was immediately apparent that this trio had a compatibility both musically and personally. A decision was made there and then to record. Another meeting in ‘The Haunted Room’ above Cryan’s front bar saw this album arranged and rehearsed.


Permalink - Posted: April 30, 2019 at 10:29 am

Bewley’s@6! Hosted by Gael Linn…

Bewley’s Café Theatre, Grafton Street

6p.m. – 8p.m. (Doors open  from 5.45 p.m.)


Caitlín Nic Gabhann

Ciarán Ó Maonaigh
Fiddle  &

Cathal Ó Curraín
Bouzouki, Songs

bring the present series to a close with a
lively evening of music, song and dance !

Here’s a little taste !

ADMISSION: €15 ( nibbles included ! )

Wine, Beer, Soft Drinks, Tea & Coffee available for purchase

Booking essential ( limited space ! )


Permalink - Posted: April 24, 2019 at 4:38 pm

Irish Hooley with the Kilfenora Céilí Band

Friday 31 May, 2019, at the ‘Grand Junction’, St Mary Magdalene’s,  Rowington Close, Paddington, London W2 5TF

For the last four years, Irish Music and Dance in London (IMDL) has presented its ‘Irish Hooley’ to help raise the profile of our work and fund our year-round activity, including our annual October Festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance, now called ‘Return to London Town’.


Permalink - Posted: April 10, 2019 at 10:24 am