Sligo Traditional Singers Circle
The Sligo Traditional Singers Circle was set up to encourage foster and perpetuate the singing tradition in the Sligo area by strengthening the bonds of friendship already established between The Sligo Traditional Singers and other singers both in Ireland and abroad.
We meet for our monthly sessions on the second Wednesday of each month ( 9.00 pm in winter and 9.30 pm in summer) at Durkin’s Pub in the village of Ballinacarrow located between Collooney and Tubercurry on the main Sligo to Galway road.
Our next monthly session will be held at 9.00 pm on Wednesday 14th December 2016 in Durkin’s Pub
FESTIVAL LAUNCH – 2016
This years Festival Launch took place in Harry’s Bar Rosses Point Sligo at 9.30 pm on Thursday 1st of September. The launch was performed by Marion Fitzgerald who is a popular presenter on Ocean FM and an accomplished singer. It was followed by a wonderful singing session.
The Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend 2016 was held from Friday 30th September to Sunday 2nd October 2016 – see details in Flyer below. For report on the Weekend itself and further information re special guests and visiting singer please click on “Festival Weekend” Tab above.
As part of the Festival Weekend the Frank Finn Perpetual Cup under 18 Singing Competition was held at 12 pm on Sunday 2nd Oct. Songs in Irish or English were eligible. The winner was Tom Gavin from Sligo and he also received a voucher for the South Sligo Summer School 2017. ( See Contact details on Flyer below )
Telephone 087 2632437, 087 6935909, 086 3097596
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The Festival is a bilingual weekend of singing, workshops, informal singing sessions, audio and video presentations, scholarly talks and a field trip
It features local and visiting singers, speakers and academics.