20th Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy

Friday, 27 December 2013 - Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Gweedore, Co Donegal

A chairde, we are experiencing a very high volume of advance bookings this year and we regret that we will not be able to accommodate everyone due to limited capacity. All events are operated on a first come, first served basis. If you find that your first choice is not available,don't fret! Check out the programme for other options and book early. Nollaig Mhaith.


Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy was established in 1994 to continue Frankie's huge contribution to Irish traditional music, especially the music and song of Donegal. This final Scoil Gheimhridh will take place from Friday 27th December 2013 until Wednesday 1st January 2014.

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Classes are offered in a number of disciplines, including flute, fiddle, uilleann pipes, tin whistle, bodhrán, button accordion, bouzouki, sean nós singing, house dancing , concertina, and guitar, as well as a children's workshop. There are also a variety of concerts and lectures throughout the week.

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Practical Info

Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy will be using 5 principal venues, Ionad Cois Locha in Dunlewey, Errigal Hostel in Dunlewey, Ionad Naomh Pádraig in Dobhair, An Chuirt in Gaoth Dobhair, and Teach Huidí Beag in Bunbeg. Gaoth Dobhair is easily reached via air or bus, and there are a number of lodging options in the area.

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