Urlaur Pattern – 2016

The Annual Urlaur Pattern will be held on Thursday 4th August 2016 we now have the event listings: The day will kick off as usual with a Mass in the Abbey at 1pm (in St Joseph’s should weather be wet) John Mcintyre & Brass Roots – Playing at Abbey 2pm Sports & Soccer tournament Battle of the…

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Photos: Summer School Launch & Cois Tine

Last night saw one of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians visit Kilmovee to officially open the 6th Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School. John Carthy, his daughter Maggie along with musicians Noel and Francis entertained the audience for over an hour with some delightful music, song and the odd story or two, before officially opening this year’s summer…

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Photos & Song: Heritage Tour 2016

The Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School kicked off today with the annual heritage tour and with the year that it is local historian James Reddiough recalled activities post 1916 in the Kilmovee area and we will visit sites impacted during those troubled times. Paddy Jo kept us all entertained with rousing songs and performed “Paddy Boland” at the monument…

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July Cois Tine & Summer School Launch

Join us on Monday 4th July as we celebrate the launch of the Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School with a performance by John Carty. John is one of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians. He plays fiddle, tenor banjo, tenor guitar and occasionally the flute. His style has been described as North Connacht traditional music. (for more details see here) This…

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