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

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
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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:

  • Teacher’s Club
    Parnell Square
    Dublin, Ireland


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