Frank Harte Festival

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Country and Region IrelandDublin
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

Micheál Mac Ránaill
Phone: +353 879898534
Máire Ní Chroinín
Phone: +353 862940652
Jerry O’Reilly
Phone: +353 868161557
Góilín Club
Email: angoilin@goilin.com

Festival Description

The singing festival honors Dubliner, Frank Harte who collected traditional Irish ballads. The festival program includes concerts, sessions, workshops and walking tours.

Festival Dates September 27 - 29, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.goilin.com/frank_harte/frank_harte.php

Festival Events:

Programming 2011:
  • Friday September 23, at The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square, €3.00
    • 8.00pm — Reception and Official Opening
    • 9.00pm — Singing Session featuring invited guests
  • Saturday September 24, at The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square
    • 11.00am — Singing Workshops
      — Eóin Warner, €10.00
      — Roisín Gaffney, €10.00
    • 1.30pm — Illustrated Talk “Recording The Story of Ireland and it’s People with Frank Harte” by Donal Lunny, Free
    • 2.30pm — The Topic Label and it’s recordings of Irish Singers by Peta Webb and Ken Hall, Free
    • 3.30pm — Singing Session, €3.00
    • 8.30pm — Grand Concert, €20.00
      Invited Guests include:
      Donal Lunny, Kildare
      Roisín Elsafty, Galway
      Mairtín O’Connor, Galway
      Peta Webb and Ken Hall, London
      Michael (Micil Ned) Quinn, Armagh
      Nollaig Ní Laoire, Meath
      Joe Mulherron Derry
      Roisín Gaffney Westmeath/Dublin
      Eóin Warner Cork
      Kathleen MacInnes Scotland
  • Sunday September 25, at The Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square
    • 11.00am — “From Ashe to Zozimus” a singing and walking tour of Glasnevin Cemetery with members of An Góilín, Free
    • 2.30pm — Refreshments
    • 3.00pm — Singing Session and Final Farewell, €3.00

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Practical Info:

Venue:
  • Teacher’s Club
    Parnell Square
    Dublin, Ireland

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