Handed Down Sat December 8 “ Did you hear that before ?” The Musical Legacy of Maurice O Keeffe presented by Màire O Keeffe
Handed Down Sat Dec 8
“ Did you hear that before” The Musical Legacy Of Maurice O Keeffe presented by Màire O Keeffe
On Sat Dec 8 we welcome Tralee born Màire O Keeffe back to Scartaglin . An accomplished player and teacher with some fine CDs to her credit . This year she will look back on her time spent with the fiddle player Maurice O Keeffe R.I.P from Kiskeam . A man known for his generosity in sharing his vast repertoire of tunes as well as humour and good company. John Coakley will be Màire’s guest on the night.
Also on the night the 2018 Dan O Connell Memorial Award will be awarded to “ The Rising” a young exciting traditional band from the Killarney area. After the award they will play for a half set and honour the late Timmy the Brit with their choice of tunes .
Special guests on the night are Diarmuid O Brien and Clodagh Buckley , Singer John Walsh and two groups of young musicians Olwyn and Ewan Evans from Kilcummin and from Co Cork Rachael O Connor , Ciara Hartnett and Leah Murphy .
The friends of Maurice O Keeffe Group led by Mick Culloty, Paul De Grae , Sean Abeyta , Mike Rice ,Dee O Sullivan and Mary Lawless will bring the night to a close after the presentation.