3-day Workshop with Deirdre Ní Chinnéide, exploring the link between Celtic music, culture, heritage and spirituality. The workshops will take place 7th-10th July at 2 and 5pm. (Donations Welcomed)
Celtic prayer each night (Mon July 6th- Sat July 11th, the week of Willie Clancy week-long summer school) at 10.00pm, outdoor if possible, as part of the FCJ Sisters Open House at FCJ Ibricken Lodge. All are welcome!
Address: Spanish Point, Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare. V95 EOW7. Ireland
Contact: Sr Marion fcJ at +353(0)872688561
Ibricken Lodge FCJ is a retreat and workshops centre run by the FCJ sisters, close to the beach and two miles from Milltown Malbay, site of the Willie Clancy week-long summer school in traditional music and set dance held annually.
More on Deirdre Ní Chinnéide (from her website): If you think all celtic music sounds the same, then you probably haven’t heard Deirdre Ní Chinnéide, Ireland’ss leading singer who is reshaping the genre that has captivated millions. Deirdre offers her music as an expression of a spiritual practice that explores the healing potential of sound with particular connection to the Spirit and shadow of Celtic consciousness. She has sung and performed extensively in both Irish and English as a vocalist with bands such as Mo run Searc, Acabella, Ragus and many more and has toured the Celtic festival route in Europe and the USA. She was soloist with the global Mantra choir singing for His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the World Peace Conference in Belfast. Deirdre is also the singer of the Irish entry Caillte go Deo, which won the International Panceltic Song Competition, Letterkenny, Ireland April 2007.