Saturday 29th June – 11.00am
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.
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
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