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Every July Drumshanbo plays host to the award winning Joe Mooney Summer School, a week long festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance named after the man who did so much to promote the cause of Leitrim and his beloved town. The committee continue to emulate his high ideals, endeavouring to promote Leitrim’s heritage of traditional music while handing on the best traditions of the past to future generations.

2021 Festival of Events

Summer School 2021 Update

The committee of the Joe Mooney Summer School wish to inform you that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the summer school will not take place this year.

Once again the overriding factor in our decision is the health and safety of our participants, tutors, visitors and our local community. We feel it would be very irresponsible of us to bring large gatherings of people together in the current climate. Despite the roll-out of vaccinations and the lifting of restrictions at some point in the future, we cannot guarantee the safety of all concerned.

Hopefully we will see you all in the summer of 2022 with our usual packed programme of events.

In the meantime, keep an eye on our website and Facebook page over the next few months, we have some treats in store…

Bí cúramach & coimeád slán.


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