Willie Clancy Summer School

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Willie Clancy Summer School

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is Ireland’s largest traditional music summer school, held annually since 1973 in memory of the piper Willie Clancy. During the first week of July, a thousand students from every part of the world attend daily classes in Irish music, song and dance, taught by some of the finest exponents of the traditional arts. In addition, a full programme of lectures, recitals, céilithe (traditional dances) and exhibitions are presented by the summer school.


Registration for music and dance classes takes place on Saturday and Monday. The registration fee of €140 Euro, £140 Sterling or $250 US includes six classes, all lectures and recitals (except the Saturday concert) and reduced price admission to céilithe. Weekly registration only. Lectures, recitals, concert and céilithe are open to the public.

Looking for Carpool Dublin -> Miltown/Spanish Point

Carpool: 2 persons looking to travel from Dublin to Milltown Malbay on Saturday 6th/Sunday 7th July. Sharing travel expenses. We’ll be camping at Spanish Point and doing workshops for the week.