Inishowen Adult Ensemble 2018

Rehearsals are now underway for 2018 Inishowen Adult Ensemble.  This project focuses on encouraging musicians to get involved in a process where they get to play newly commissioned music by top traditional musicians in a large ensemble. This year over thirty musicians are taking part on a wide variety of instruments working on new compositions by Tim Edey.

Rehearsals take place over a six week period culminating in a special concert with a world premier performance on Friday 13th April at the Plaza Ballroom, Buncrana.

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Fleadh Cheoil Dhun na nGall 10th -13th May 2018

Moville will host the 2018 County Fleadh for Donegal for the first. Hosted by Inishowen branch CCÉ Seamus Mac Giolla Bhride, the event will bring a vast array of competitions in traditional Irish music, dance and song. It promises to be a great celebration of music and culture and will attract music fans from all over Donegal with the winners advancing to the Ulster Finals.

Ceol na Coille Summer School 9th -13th July 2018

Bookings now open for Ceol na Coille. Founded by Burnfoot native Paul Harrigan, Ceol na Coille has become one of the top summer schools for traditional music with this year having a superb line up of renowned tutors on a wide range of instruments.

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Moxie in Concert Sun 11th October

Inishowen Traditional Music Project
Autumn Series presents

Moxie in Concert

Sun 11th OctoberThe Colgan Hall-Carndonagh plus special workshops with Moxie  Sat 10th and Sun 11th October

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The Donegal Fiddle Tradition -Workshop, Talk and Recital -The Wee Hall, Culdaff-Sat 25th April

The Donegal Fiddle Tradition
donegal-fiddle2.irWorkshop, Talk and Recital
Saturday 25thApril 2015 – The Wee Hall Culdaff
The Inishowen Traditional Music Project along with Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí hosts The   Donegal Fiddle Tradition to look at the varying styles and repertoire in Donegal fiddle playing.

Workshops 11pm-1pm (Intermediate -advanced) Tutors  include Paul O’Shaughnessy and Martin Mc Ginley . This workshop is aimed at intermediate to advanced players. Booking is essential in order to facilitate levels. Workshop fee is €10 which includes admission to talk and recital.

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Whistle Workshop – Saturday 28th of March

Inishowen Traditional Music Project (ITMP) will host a Whistle Traditional Music Workshop and Recital tomorrow Saturday 28th of March in the Wee Hall Culdaff.


The Tutors are Michael Carey, Jasmine Lynch and Catherine Smyth.


Michael CareyMichael Carey has played music all around the world performing with trad/modern and rock bands. He has won numerous All Ireland Titles and Slogadh Competitions. He has developed his own style of playing and subtly incorporates musical nuances from other traditional instruments.Tomorrow’s recital promises to be first class entertainment.


Workshop  Details

The Whistle Workshop including the Recital costs 10 euro per student.
Admission to the recital is 5 euro and  10 euro per family group
Workshop runs from 1pm to 3.30pm.
Recital with Michael Carey and Michael Gallinagh runs from 4 to
An open session follows at
Venue: Wee Hall Culdaff

To Book a  Workshop place: Contact Roisin at  087 7528639  (int: 00353 87 7528639)

This event follows our successful Harp and Uilleann pipe workshop held last month.  Further workshops are planned by Inishowen Traditional Music Project over the coming months.


ITMP is a voluntary organisation and receives no financial assistance. Many thanks for your continued support.



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Harp and Pipes Workshops – A Great Success

Last Sunday the  Inishowen Traditional Music Project hosted the  first in a series of one day workshops and  recitals planned for  2015.


Laoise Kelly Workshop
Tiarnan Workshop
Laoise Tiarnan Compresses


The students of Harp and Uilleann Pipes were delighted and inspired by the experience. The recital was top class entertainment by two of Ireland’s finest musicians Laoise Kelly (harp) and Tiarnan O Duinnchinn (uileann pipes).  A very fine music session by local and visiting musicians completed the days events.


Stay tuned for details of  the workshop and recital planned for March.








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