ALL IRELAND SEAN-NÓS DANCE FEST, ATHBOY, 23rd/24th June
Friday 23rd: 9pm, Rath Cairn. Finalists in ‘Ireland’s Traddest Family’ – The Durcans, followed with a talk by Colm McQuinn on ‘Letters from the Trenches’, followed by a session ceoil.
Saturday 24th: St James’ Hall, Athboy. Sean-nós dance classes from 11.00am with Connemara native John Joyce. 4.30pm: All Ireland sean-nós dance competitions – adults and children in Athboy, Co Meath. Prizes: children: trophies. Adults: 1st: €200, 2nd: €100, 3rd: €50, senior-senior (55+) €50.