Our friends links

Setdancingnews.net & Sets.ie, the web site for Irish set dancers ("the Bible")

Gennetines.org (Central France), the official site for the Grand Bal de l'Europe

Renofolk website for a folk festival in Bologna, Italy

Ensemaille (Grenoble, France), association created to promote traditional music and dance patrimony

setdancing.de (Germany), excellent web site about set dancing in Heildelberg

Sylphane (Provence, France), news about traditional music and dance in Haute Provence and around

John Whelan, his website

association-irlandaise.org French association for the promotion of Irish culture and dancing in Paris. A lot of links to other Irish associations in France.

Orla Harrington, her website

Back to the Castletown Festival of music and dance, 2008 edition

Here you can view some pictures and videos of our Festival. Don’t hesitate to send us more pictures to share.

The 15th Half-Door Club International Music and Dance Festival, Community Centre, Castletown, in Co. Laois hosted 5 ceilis and 3 workshops of set dance and sean nos

Friday night at 9.30 p.m Ceili with Taylor’s Cross

Late night at the Festival club sessions (for the following three nights after the ceilis)

Saturday set dance workshop with Pat Murphy from 10.30am to 5 p.m

Saturday evening sessions in the local pubs at 8 p.m.

Saturday night with Swallow’s Tail from 9.30 p.m.

Sunday morning workshop with Pat Murphy and Sinead Bray for sean nos from 11am to 1pm.

Sunday at 2.30pm Ceili with Brian Ború Ceili Band

Sunday evening sessions in the local pubs at 8 p.m

Sunday night Ceili with The Abbey Ceili Band from 9.30 p.m.

Late Night session at the Pastoral Centre on Sunday night

Bank holiday Monday Farewell Ceili with at 2.30 p.m. with Micheál Sexton and Pat Walsh

At the first céilí on Friday evening (May 2nd)

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At Pat Murphy’s workshop on Saturday afternoon (May 3rd)

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At the céilí on Sunday afternoon (May 4th)

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At the céilí on Sunday evening (May 4th)

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Late Night session at the Pastoral Centre on Sunday night (May 4th)

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Andrew O’Connell singing our song

At the céilí on Monday afternoon (May 5th)

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