Lorcán Mac Mathúna and Daire Bracken discuss ancient Irish poetry and meter with Martin Hayes @ Masters of Tradition 2022

The Masters of Tradition festival takes place August 24-28 in Bantry, Co. Cork.

Hosted by violinist Martin Hayes, this year’s festival concerts feature Kathryn Tickell, Lorcán MacMathúna, Daire Bracken, Cormac McCarthy, Aoife Ní Bhriain, Kate Ellis, Nell Ní Chróinín, Catherine McHugh, Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh , David Power, Marja Gaynor, John Walsh, Steve Cooney, Derek Hickey, Stephanie Keane, Andrea Palandri, Saileog Ní Cheannabháin and Sorcha Costello.

There will also be a number of talks during the festival, including a discussion on August 28 entitled “Remembering Dennis Cahill: The Man and His Music”, led by Hayes.

For the full program, see below.

Wednesday August 24, 7:30 p.m., Hotel Maritime
Martin Hayes [Fiddle]Cormac McCarthy [Composer, Piano]Brian Donnellan [Bouzouki, Concertina, Piano]Stephanie Keane [Dancer]Saileog Ni Cheannabhain [Piano, Sean-Nós Singer, Viola]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/ceolchoir/

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 3:30 p.m., Ma Murphy’s
Conference on Pádraig O’Keeffe with Andrea Palandri and Martin Hayes
https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/cainteanna/

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 7:30 p.m., St. Brendan’s Church
Lorcan MacMathuna [Sean-Nós Singer]Andrea Palandrini [Fiddle]Martin Hayes [Fiddle]Threesome by Kathryn Tickell [Ensemble]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/ceolchoir-2/

Friday, August 26, 2022, 3:30 p.m., Ma Murphy’s
Lorcan Mac Mathuna & Daire Bracken talks about ancient Irish poetry & Meter with Martin Hayes
https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/cainteanna-2/

Friday, August 26, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Bantry House
Saileog Ni Cheannabhain [Piano, Sean-Nós Singer, Viola]Sorcha Costello [Fiddle]Catherine McHugh [Piano]Lorcan MacMathuna [Sean-Nós Singer]Daire Bracken [Composer, Fiddle]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/ceolchoir-3/

Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:30 p.m., Bantry House
David Power [Uileann Pipes]Marja Gaynor [Fiddle]John Walsh [Composer, Guitar]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/nios-deanai/

Saturday, August 27, 2022, 3:30 p.m., Ma Murphy’s
Steve Cooney and the development of his rating system with Martin Hayes
https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/cainteanna-3/

Saturday, August 27, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Bantry House
Saileog Ni Cheannabhain [Piano, Sean-Nós Singer, Viola]Caitlin Nic Gabhann [Concertina, Dancer]Ciaran Ó Maonaigh [Fiddle]Derek Hickey [Accordion]Steve Coney [Guitar]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/ceolchoir-4/

Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10:30 p.m., Bantry House
Cormac McCarthy [Composer, Piano]Nell Ni Chroinin [Sean-Nós Singer]Kate Ellis [Cello]Aoife Ni Bhriain [Fiddle]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/nios-deanai-2/

Sunday, August 28, 2022, 3:30 p.m., Bantry House
Remembering Dennis Cahill: The Man and His Music
A discussion moderated by Martin Hayes.
https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/cainteanna-4/

Sunday, August 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Bantry House
Martin Hayes [Fiddle]Steve Coney [Guitar]Derek Hickey [Accordian]Cormac McCarthy [Composer, Piano]Saileog Ni Cheannabhain [Piano, Sean-Nós Singer, Viola]Caitlin Nic Gabhann [Concertina, Dancer]Ciaran Ó Maonaigh [Fiddle]https://www.westcorkmusic.ie/events/2022/ceolchoir-5/

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