Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí

World Fiddle Day Sat 21st May.
In the Glen of Glenties.

 

 

Fri 20th – Edeninfagh Hall
A special film in honour of “The Campbells” Doors
open 7.30 with film at 8pm – free event

Sat 21st Fiddle Classes and Dance Class with Joe McGuigan-10 to 1 – €10
Registration at Mullinmore Nat School at 9.45 Bring own snacks & drinks F94 KX01

Bus tour to Croaghs and Echoes in the Glen
Departs The Glen Tavern at 2pm € 10

Sat evening session in the Glen Tavern

Barn Dance in Scioból Dinnys at 9pm.
* Along with many of Donegal’s finest, are special
guest musicians from France, Perrine Bourel and
Robin Vargoz


COVID 19 – VIRTUAL EVENTS
DURING THE TIME WHEN LIVE EVENTS AND GATHERINGS ARE NOT POSSIBLE – WE HAVE SOME VIRTUAL EVENTS – BOTH ARE 8PM IN IRELAND.

  • SUNDAY NIGHTS AT 8PM – A FIDDLE CONCERT
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT 8PM – MOVIE NIGHT – A FIDDLE/MUSIC RELATED FILM

THESE EVENTS CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH OUR FACEBOOK FEED HERE: https://www.facebook.com/cairdeas.bhfidileiri 


Welcome to Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí, Our name means the ‘friendship or association of fiddle players’.

We formed our organisation in the early 1980’s to help support and promote the art of fiddle playing in the Donegal tradition. We operate as a not-for-profit voluntary organisation and we invest all of our income directly into our events, programmes, publications, projects and support for living artists. Our work is recognised by An Chomhairle Ealaíon/The Arts Council who provide vital financial support for our work.

Mission Statement

Our mission statement is simple – we want to:

  • strengthen Donegal fiddle playing at its roots
  • improve standards of fiddle playing
  • promote participation in all aspects of Donegal fiddle music
  • encourage the transmission of the Donegal styles and repertoire

 

Contact Details

Caoimhín Mac Aoidh, An Crann Darach, Tullyhorkey, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

Email: donegalfiddlemusic(at)gmail.com (anti-spam)
Company Registration Number: 634939

Directors:

Chairman, Dr. Caoimhín Mac Aoidh; Vice Chairman, Gearóid Ó Maonaigh; Secretary’

Siobhán Ní Churraighín.

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