Saturday 29th June – 11.00am

Workshops

Do not  miss the opportunity to learn and to play with the most talented musicians on the current music scene

(Registration from 10.30am)

Concertina: Jack Talty

Button Accordion: Damien O’Reilly

Flute: Eamon Riardon

Banjo: Brian Mooney

Fiddle: Connie O’Connell

(Venues: Button Accordion in Parish Hall, all others in Scoil Mhuire National School)

 

 

Historical Event 11.00am

Historians and interested parties – a workshop & presentation on the History of Brosna and its townlands by Historian and Writer, Tom Roche.

Venue: Kate Pats at 11.00am

 

 

 

Fiddle Recital 2.00pm

A fiddle recital celebrating the music of Sliabh Luachra and that of our own Con Curtin will take place on stage in the square from 2.00pm.

 

 

                                                                    

Wren Boy Parade

4.00pm from Village Hall to the Square

The Wran, the wran, the king of all birds ……… and so the story goes.  In Brosna, batches of Wren Boys(& Girls), in regalia to match any carnival parade, are reviving the tradition.  The parade will start at the village hall parading up the village and culminating in the village square. This is an event not to be missed with drama, music, stories, songs and dances all on stage in the village square.

 

 

 

‘Returning Home to Brosna’ 

Welcoming all the visitors and homecomers from far and near 

We are honoured to have the Minister of State for the Diaspora – Ciarán Cannon, joining us to enjoy the music, song and dance and to address our communities from far and near in the village square. Invited guests include Kerry TDs, Councillors, celebrities and musicians.

             

                                  

Traditional Mass  

St Carthage Church, 7.30pm

 

 

 

Sunday 30th June 2019

Busking in the village square 1.30pm (weather permitting)

 U9 CATEGORY 9 (Trophies)

  • U12 CATEGORY (prizes as follows: 1st €60, 2nd €45, 3rd €30

  • U15 CATEGORY (prizes as follows:1st €100, 2nd €50, 3rd €30

 

 

 

Ceilí

Set dancing –  3.00pm

Welcoming the acclaimed Donie Nolan and his band who are playing at the Céilí in Brosna Parish Hall.  We are looking forward to seeing set dancers from far and wide hitting the floor and raising the rafters with this rousing band

Venue – Brosna Parish Hall

 

Singing Evening – 4.00pm

Hosted by John Cronin, a fine singer – we have celebrity singers joining us but this is an opportunity for all you warblers out there to get your voices heard.

Venue – Flanagans Bar Brosna

 

Monday 1st July

5K Walk 4.00pm

A gentle walk starting in Mount Eagle to view the wonderful landscape and to clear the head.

Scattering 5.00pm

A scattering of musicians to round off the festival and to say farewell to all the emigrants, supporters and great musicians ‘till we meet again’

Galty Valley Catering @galtyvalley and D & N will be in the square to keep us well fed and nourished with their varied and delicious cuisine