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Ceol na Cathrach – Music of the City: the best Irish traditional music at the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024

Ceol na Catbracb - Music of the City

Warm up for the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024

Ceol na Cathrach (Music of the City) is a bilingual series of 4 gigs featuring traditional music and songs that celebrates the great talent of musicians in the city.

The gigs will take place at Annesley House every Wednesday, from March 20th – April 10th, in the lead up to The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024, that happens from 11th to 20th April.

Two acts will perform at each gig and the series will compose the Ceol na Cathrach: An Ghig Mhór, where all of the acts that took part will come together to play in St. Columba’s National School, North Strand on Monday the 15th of April. 

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Is sraith ghigeanna dhátheangach í Ceol na Cathrach a dhíreoidh aird ar bhua na gceoltóirí traidisiúnta sa chathair seo. 

Beidh ceithre ghig ar siúl in The Annesley House sna seachtainí roimh The Five Lamps Arts Festival, 2024, tráthnónta Céadaoin ón 20ú de mhí an Mhárta go dtí 10ú lá de mhí Aibreáin ina mbeidh beirt cheoltóir nó dhá ghrúpa páirteach gach oíche. 

Tiocfaidh na ceoltóirí go léir le chéile a raibh páirteach sa tsraith don Ghig Mór in séipéal St. Columbas, sa Trá Thuaidh, a bheas ar siúl i rith na féile ar an 15ú lá de mhí Aibreáin.Tuilleadh eolais le teacht…Tá fáilte roimh chách. Bígí linn!

SHOW INFORMATION

Ceol na Cathrach (Music of the City) – Traditional Irish music
Annesley House
70 North Strand Road – D03

from March 20th to April 10th 2024
On Wednesdays – 8pm

Tickets € 5

 
Ceol na Cathrach: An Ghig Mhór (Music of the City: The Big Gig)
St. Columba’s National School
North Strand Road – D03

April 15th 2024  – 8pm

Tickets € 15


Agenda

Annesley House

March 20th
Eva Carroll & Méabh Mulligan

March 27th
Natalie Ní Chasaide, Iarfhlaith Ó Domhnaill & Seamas Hyland 

 
April 3rd
Saileog Ní Cheannabháin, Aoife Nic Dhomhnaill & Liam Lonergan
 
April 10th
Sinéad Kennedy & EllieNicFhionnghaile
Áine & Aisling Lonergan
 
April 15th
Ceol na Cathrach: Gig Mhór (The Big Gig) 
All musicians that took part in the series will perform – Tiocfaidh na ceoltóirí a bhí páirteach sa tsraith le chéile

About the Artists

FLAF24 Traditional Music
Sinéad Kennedy

Traditional musician, radio broadcaster and multidisciplinary visual artist. Host of Queen of the Rushes, a weekly music radio program on internet station Do!! You!!! World. Resident musician in the Cobblestone Dublin (since 2014), where with Ellie Níc Fhionnghaile host a weekly fiddle session of Donegal music.

FLAF24 Traditional Music
Méabh Mulligan

Singer and concertina player from Dublin, with a background steeped in tradition. Granddaughter of two renowned musicians: Micil Ned Quinn from Mullaghbawn, and Tom (TP) Mulligan, from Bornacoola. Méabh has performed at events around Ireland and abroad, with her band ‘The Len Collective’.

FLAF24 Traditional Music
Ellie Nic Fhionnghaile

Traditional fiddle player and singer from Gleann Cholm Cille, Donegal. With repertoire  inspired by local musicians such as the late James Byrne, Mick Brown and Cití Seaín Uí Chuinneagáin.  Ellie is a native Irish speaker and music teacher and works as the Communications Officer with Na Píobairí Uilleann.

FLAF24 Traditional Music
Áine and Aisling Lonergan 

Aisling and Áine, on box and fiddle, are sisters from North Dublin. They grew up playing music, with parents hailing from the premier county and teachers from as far flung places as Baltimore, Maryland and North Sligo (John Regan – accordion). Their music is inspired by the musicians they have met along the way.

Ceol na Catbracb - Music of the City

RTÉ Radio interviews Liam Lonergan

The musician Liam Lonergan spoke to Áine Ní Bhreisleáin about the Ceol na Cathrach (Music of the City) and Ceol na Cathrach: Gig Mhór (The Big Gig), on during the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024.

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