Packie Duignan Weekend Drumshanbo


Packie Duignan Weekend. Drumshanbo: Friday 24th January opening session in Gunnings 9.30pm. All musicians welcome.   Saturday starts off with music workshops. Flute with tutor Orla Ward, Fiddle with Brid O Keeffe, Whistle with Niamh Ward, Bouzouki with Sven Paetz. Registration in Aras Padraig at 2pm. Workshops from 2.30 to 4pm. Cost €10 per person. (Participants must be able to play a few tunes on their instru…ment.) Tutors will teach tunes which were played by Packie. The workshops will be followed by A youth session at 4.15 to 6pm in Berry tavern, High Street. Musicians. singers, dancers welcome.   At 9.30pm the annual Flute gathering gets underway in Berry’s. We are looking forward to a big line up of Flute players and musicians with all other instruments are also welcome.   To conclude the celebrations on Sunday in memory of Packie and his wonderful Flute playing the popular Boxty Brunch gets underway at 12.30 in Henry’s, followed by a slan abhaile session. Everyone welcome.

Brilliant Line-up of Plays : Ballinamore Drama Festival 2014


Hamill’s are delighted to spread the word of the brilliant lineup of plays for Ballinamore Drama Festival 2014.

Fri 7th March Moll John B Keane Garrymore Drama Group Confined
Sat 8th The Hen Night Epiphany Jimmy Murphy Ballycogley Players Confined
Sun 9th The Steward of Christendom Sebastian Barry   The Moat Club,Naas OPEN
Mon 10th Done Deal Martan O Mangan Dooega Drama Group, Achill Confined
Tue 11th Nightmare N…orman Robbins Stagefright, Omagh Confined
Wed 12th Wood of The Whispering Michael J Molloy Phoenix, Tubbercurry Confined
Thurs 13th  The Devil’s Ceili Philip Doherty/Kevin McGahern Cornmill Theatre Group, Carrigallen OPEN

Fri 14th Newtownstewart Theatre Company Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel.
Sat 15th April Bright Dermot Bolger Bunclody/Kilmyshall DG OPEN
Sun 16th The Plough & The Stars Sean O Casey Estuary Players, Dublin OPEN