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November 2014

The Trí Tones

The Trí Tones – CD Launch

November 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue: The Old Ground Hotel Address: Station Road, Ennis, Co. Clare Admission: Free Website: Facebook Page

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November 2015

Festival Launch Night

November 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thursday 5th Nov : Festival Launch night @ Queens hotel Front Bar 7pm.

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‘Sets In Stone’ – Philip Duffy & Liam Kelly

November 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Following official launch Thurs 5th; ‘Sets In Stone’ – Philip Duffy & Liam Kelly

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‘The Shores Of Lough Breda’ – Sheila Garry & Elaine Hogan

November 5, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Following official launch Thurs 5th; ‘The Shores Of Lough Breda’ – Sheila Garry & Elaine Hogan

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‘Temple In The Glen’ – Patsy Maloney

November 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fri 6th  Temple Gate Hotel ‘Temple In The Glen’ – Patsy Maloney @ 7:30pm

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Trad Quiz

Trad Quiz

November 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sat 7th Dan O’Connells Trad Quiz @ 12pm

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‘Good Morning to your Nightcap’ – Paul Maguire, Desy Adams, Ruadhrai O’Kane & Ryan O’Donnell

November 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sat 7th  Lucas’s Back Bar ‘Good Morning to your Nightcap’ – Paul Maguire, Desy Adams, Ruadhrai O’Kane & Ryan O’Donnell  @ 2pm

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Trad4Teens with Tara Breen, Conor Crimmins & Cillian King

November 7, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sat 7th Treacys West County Hotel Trad4Teens with Tara Breen, Conor Crimmins & Cillian King @ 2:30pm (students selected for Scoil Eigse scholarships will be announced during this session)

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‘The Northern Concertina’ – Jason O’Rourke

November 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat 7th  Lucas’s Back Bar ‘The Northern Concertina’ – Jason O’Rourke @ 3pm

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‘Turning Tides’ – Claire Egan @ 6pm

November 7, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sat 7th The Front Bar (Queens Hotel) ‘Turning Tides’ – Claire Egan @ 6pm

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‘Mick Kinsella & Steve Larkin’ – Mick Kinsella & Steve Larkin

November 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat 7th The Front Bar (Queens Hotel) ‘Mick Kinsella & Steve Larkin’ – Mick Kinsella & Steve Larkin @ 7pm

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‘Tunesmith’ – Antóin McGabhann

November 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun 8th The Old Ground Hotel ‘Tunesmith’ – Antóin McGabhann @ 3pm

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November 2016

Official Launch of the 2016 Ennis Trad Festival

November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Queens Hotel Front Bar – Official Launch of the 2016 Ennis Trad Festival  followed by CD launches by Siobhan O’Donnell, ‘Beautiful Affair’ & Mike Butler, Aidan McMahon & Michael Landers, ‘Yield up the night time’ Free admission

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Siobhan O’Donnell – ‘Beautiful Affair’ – CD Launch

November 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Queens Hotel Front Bar – CD launch by Siobhan O’Donnell, ‘Beautiful Affair’ following the official Launch of the 2016 Ennis Trad Festival which starts at 7pm. Free Admission.

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Mike Butler, Aidan McMahon & Michael Landers – ‘Yield up the night time’ CD Launch

November 10, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Queens Hotel Front Bar – Mike Butler, Aidan McMahon & Michael Landers, ‘Yield up the night time’ following the official Launch of the 2016 Ennis Trad Festival.

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Donie Nolan – ‘The Banks of the Abha Bhán’ – CD Launch

November 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Temple Gate Hotel 8pm. CD Launch by Donie Nolan, ‘The Banks of the Abha Bhán’.

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Caladh Nua ‘Free & Easy’ – CD Launch

November 11, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Temple Gate Hotel 9pm. Caladh Nua – CD Launch.  

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Finn Harper Art Exhibition

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Abbey Street Car Park – Originally from County Wexford but living in Limerick for the past 9 years, Finn Harper is a young accomplished Irish musician with a BA in Irish Music and is a self-taught artist in his own right. In 2015 during a short music residency in Florida, USA, Finn tried his hand at a few portraits of Irish musicians that have inspired and influenced him over the years and hasn’t looked back since. After moving back to…

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Michel Balatti, ‘The Northern Breeze’ – CD Launch

November 12, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lucas’ 2pm CD Launches by Michel Balatti, ‘The Northern Breeze’ Free Admission

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hosted sessions - Ennis Trad 21

Trad 4 Teens

November 12, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Glór 2:30pm. Trad 4 Teens with Francis Cunningham, Eimear Coughlan & Mark Burke – Free admission.

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Mairead Hurley, Nathan Gourley & John Blake ‘The Truckley Howl’ – CD Launch

November 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lucas’ Bar. CD Launch by Mairead Hurley, Nathan Gourley & John Blake, ‘The Truckley Howl’ – Free Admission.

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Marco Fabbri, ‘Crossroads’ – CD Launch

November 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Front Bar, Queens Hotel 7pm. CD Launch by Marco Fabbri, ‘Crossroads’ – Free Admission.

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Jack Talty, ‘In Flow’ – CD Launch

November 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Front Bar, Queens Hotel 8pm. CD Launch by Jack Talty, ‘In Flow’ – Free Admission.

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Finn Harper Art Exhibition

November 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Originally from County Wexford but living in Limerick for the past 9 years, Finn Harper is a young accomplished Irish musician with a BA in Irish Music and is a self-taught artist in his own right. In 2015 during a short music residency in Florida, USA, Finn tried his hand at a few portraits of Irish musicians that have inspired and influenced him over the years and hasn’t looked back since. After moving back to Limerick in February, he has…

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The Cavan Bucks – CD Launch

November 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cafe on the Green 1pm. CD Launch by The Cavan Bucks (Self titled) – Free Admission

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The Fiddle Case, ‘Audio Incense’ – CD Launch

November 13, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Old Ground Hotel (upstairs) 3pm. CD Launch by The Fiddle Case, ‘Audio Incense’ – Free Admission

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Réalta, ‘Clear Skies’ – CD Launch

November 13, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Old Ground Hotel (upstairs). CD Launch by Realta, ‘Clear Skies’ – Free Admission

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November 2017

Launch Night

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Ennis Trad Fest 2017 launch night! Queens hotel front bar, Thursday 9th Nov, from 7:30pm. 2 Album launches are taking place after the Trad Fest Launch: Alec Brown “The stepping stone” Dáire Mulhern “Boxman”

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Alec Brown “The stepping stone”

November 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Album launch: Alec Brown “The stepping stone” Thursday 9th of November at 8pm, The Queens hotel Ennis. Free admission.

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Dáire Mulhern “Boxman”

November 9, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Album launch: Dáire Mulhern “Boxman” Thursday 9th of November at 9pm, The Queens hotel Ennis Free admission.

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Caroline Keane & Tom Delaney “Never say goodbye, say good luck”

November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Album launch: Caroline Keane & Tom Delaney~ “Never say goodbye, say good luck” Friday 10th November, The Temple gate hotel Ennis, at 8pm. Free admission.

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Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn & Andrew MacNamara “From Camden to Tulla”

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Album launch: Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn & Andrew MacNamara~ “From Camden to Tulla” Friday 10th November, The Temple gate hotel Ennis, at 9pm. Free admission.  

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Trad for Teens

November 11, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

TRAD FOR TEENS! Hosted by some of our masterclass tutors, this year’s Trad for teens will be held on Saturday 11th at 1:30pm after the classes in Scoil Chriost Ri Cloughleigh, Ennis. Free admission.

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Therese McInerney “Down the strand”

November 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Album launch: Therese McInerney~ “Down the strand” Saturday 11th November, Lucas’ bar (back room) at 2pm Free admission.

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Bernadette Nic Gabhann “Here to play”

November 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Album launch: Bernadette Nic Gabhann~ “Here to play” Saturday 11th November, Lucas’ bar (back room) at 3pm. Free admission.

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Sorcha Meehan “Ceol Sídroma”

November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Album & book launch: Sorcha Meehan~ “Ceol Sídroma” Saturday 11th November, The Queens hotel Ennis at 7pm. Free admission.

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Artisan Row “Wild winds”

November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Album launch: Artisan Row~ “Wild winds” Saturday 11th Nov, The Queens hotel Ennis, at 8pm. Free admission.

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Manchester meets Ennis

November 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted by Mike McGoldrick! For the first time in Ennis this unique crossover gig for youth/teen musicians from both Manchester & Ennis will be a great afternoon of Craic, showcasing some of the best young musicians in town for the Trad fest weekend! The Old Ground Hotel, Sunday 12th at 2pm. Free admission

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Tiarnán O Duinnchinn “Reggish Paddy”

November 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Album launch: Tiarnán O Duinnchinn “Reggish Paddy” Sunday 12th November, The Old ground hotel Ennis, at 3pm. Free admission.

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Tony O’Connell “ ‘live and well”

November 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Album launch: Tony O’Connell “ ‘live and well ” Sunday 12th November, The Old ground hotel Ennis, at 4pm. Free admission.

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Lena Ullman & Anna Falkenau “I can hear you calling”

November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Album launch: Lena Ullman & Anna Falkenau “I can hear you calling” Sunday 12th November, at the Queens hotel Ennis, 5pm.

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Floriane Blancke “Kaleidoscope”

November 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Album launch: Floriane Blancke~ “Kaleidoscope” Sunday 12th November, The Queens hotel Ennis, at 6pm. Free admission.

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Tommy Guihen “The torn jacket”

November 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Album launch: Tommy Guihen~ “The torn jacket” Sunday 12th November, The Queens Hotel Ennis, at 7pm. Free admission.

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November 2018

Festival launch night!

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The 25th Ennis Trad festival. Thursday 8th Nov. from 7.30pm. The Sanctuary, Queens hotel, Ennis. A great night of music & song with the first of our album launches! Free admission.   7.30pm Book launch “Jigs to Jacobites” by Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain   8pm- Don Stiffe & Frank Kilkelly “Longing for the day” 9pm- Páraic MacDonnchadha “Not before time” Páraic Mac Donnchadha was a late convert to the banjo, only taking it up in his second year at College…

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Friday Night Album Launches

November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 25th Ennis Trad fest Friday night album launches! Friday 9th Nov. The Templegate hotel, Ennis, from 8pm. Free admission. 8pm Gráinne Brady “The road across the hills” Gráinne Brady is a fiddle player from Co. Cavan. Currently based in Glasgow, where she works as a professional musician, Gráinne plays in a variety of different bands including MG Alba Scots Trad Awards nominees Top Floor Taivers, string group The Routes Quartet, and Gaeilge/Gàidhlig supergroup LAS. Gráinne’s debut album is the…

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Saturday afternoon album launches

November 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday afternoon, 10th Nov. Lucas’ bar, Parnell st. Ennis (back room) Free admission. 2pm- Dan Gurney “Ignorance is bliss” “Dan Gurney’s music speaks for itself. His heart governs how he plays. Dan’s music on this recording is magical, lyrical and effortless. Congratulations Dan, this is a memorable recording.” – Seamus Connolly 3pm Sylvain Barou & Ronan Pellen “The last days of fall” “I have been listening to the music of Sylvain Barou and Ronan Pellen for many years and have…

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Trad for Teens

November 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Venue: Treacys West County hotel, Saturday 10th at 2:30pm. Free admission. All U18 musicians welcome! This years “Trad for teens” will be hosted by the 2018 Siansa Gael Linn Champions ‘Spleodar’. The members hail from counties Antrim, Monaghan and Tyrone. ‘Spleodar’ were formed under the direction of Maggie Maguire from Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh. The group is made up of muilti- instrumentalists and singers with plenty of high energy! Following on from their victory they have featured on Fleadh TV, Ceili…

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Saturday evening album launches

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday evening, 10th Nov. The Queens hotel, (Sanctuary). Free admission. 7pm Peter Casey “Out in the day” Peter Casey is a local singer who writes his own songs of humour. He has just released his first album of 12 songs including EPO, Townie Goats and The Páirc Uí Chaoimh Steward. 8pm Stevie Dunne “Live at the Crosskeys Inn” Albums will be on sale at the venues.

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Sunday Afternoon Album Launches

November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 25th Ennis Trad festival Sunday 11th Nov. Free admission. Albums on sale at each venue. The Old ground hotel, Ennis 3pm Cárthach MacCraith “An Tobar séimh” Cárthach Mac Craith is a sean-nós singer from An Rinn in Co. Phort Láirge and although ‘An Tobar Séimh ‘ is his first solo album Cárthach is no stranger in singing circles. He was the original singer with trad group Danú and is a member of Cór Fear na nDéise. His distinctive singing…

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Sunday Evening Album Launches

November 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Queens hotel, Ennis (Sanctuary) 6pm Yvonne Casey “Croí” Music is Yvonne Casey’s life. Yvonne is one of Co. Clare’s distinctive fiddle players. She grew up surrounded by the richness of Clare music and plays in a unique soulful style. Sitting in sessions from a very young age she discovered the joys of Doolin as a teen, where she met and played with legendary musicians such as Kevin Griffin and Eoin O’Neill. In the 1990’s the band The Ceili Bandits…

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