Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Programme

The 26th Annual Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival
Castleisland, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
October 26th โ€“ 29th 2018
(Provisional, Subject to change) Please share.

๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฒ๐˜๐—ต :
9.00pm. Patrick Oโ€™ Keeffe Traditional Music opening with musical accompaniment. River Island Hotel

10pm. Pub Trail begins with organised and impromptu sessions with Irelandโ€™s top traditional musicians in pubs throughout the town. A detailed programme will be available online and in the pubs and River Island hotel.

๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿณ๐˜๐—ต:
9.45 am. Registration for music classes, all levels catered for. St. Patricks Secondary school, College Rd. (All Classes will be Sliabh Luachra orientated)
10.00am. Fiddle Classes – with Connie Oโ€™Connell & Emma O Leary
10.00am Accordion Class with Paudie Oโ€™ Connor.

2pm: ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น/ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ in the Ivy Leaf Arts Centre, Hosted by Matt Cranitch, Gerry Harrington, Emma Oโ€™ Leary, Paddy Jones, Connie O’Connell, Andrea Palandri, and Aoife Oโ€™ Keeffe.

2.30pm: ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—ฝ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐˜ le ร‰amonn ร“ Braoin – Brush up on your conversational Irish in an informal, relaxed class with ร‰amonn ร“ Braoin in Nana Beaโ€™s restaurant, (beside the new library)

Pub trail runs all day.

From 4.00: ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ in Hartnettโ€™s Bar with Mickey MacConnell, Tim Dennehy, & friends. Hosted by Aileen Rowntree.

๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜: Pub trail continues until late.

๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿด๐˜๐—ต:

11:30am Mass with traditional music for the departed friends of the festival. Followed by a musical remembrance at St. Johnโ€™s graveyard.

1pm: Pub trail runs all day.

3pm: ๐—–รฉ๐—ถ๐—นรญ ๐— รณ๐—ฟ in the Riocht with the Donnie Nolan Cรฉilรญ Band.

3pm: ๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ. All singers welcome. Hosted by Joe Walsh & Mikey Oโ€™ Connor.

6.30pm: ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐— ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฆ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ต ๐—Ÿ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ฎ
Sunday night: Pub Trail Continues.

*****๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐Ÿด.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฝ.๐—บ.*****๐—”๐—ป๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜

Ireland’s top traditional musicians.
M.C. Tim Dennehy

Presentation of the of the “Dedication to Sliabh Luachra” award to Timmy O’ Connor, Newmarket.

Pub trail continues.

๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต๐˜๐—ต
1pm. pub trail will continue all day till late.

3.00pm
Poet & Writer Gabriel Fitzmaurice inviting the so inclined to a poetry writing work shop
in Browneโ€™s back Bar