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.

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