Culture Night

Culture Night on Inis Oírr 2022

Last Updated : 23 January 2023

Aras Eanna Arts Centre, Inisheer, County Galway

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“What a Culture Night we had here on Inis Oírr last Friday (September 23rd, 2022). Áras Éanna hosted ‘Cúirt Cheoil na mBan’ which involved a band of nearly 20 women Traditional Irish musicians, singers and dancers going from house to house playing sessions. A house in every village opened up for us and musicians and audience travelled together in Wanderly Wagon. We had dancing at the ‘Leic’ and finished up with a stunning concert at Áras Éanna. It was all live-streamed on our Facebook and Instagram (facebook.com/ArasEannaIonadEalaine).”

Culture Night at Áras Éanna

“We would like to give a huge thank you to the islanders who came along to Culture Night and made it such a success. Thanks to our Bean an Tís Oonagh, Ghráinne, Maggie and Chloe for being such generous hosts. Big thanks to Áine for leading the dancing at the ‘Leic’ and to Stiofán for bringing everyone around in the Wanderly Wagon. Thanks to Emma O’Grady (Up Up Up) for producing the event, to Chloe and Sarah in Comhar Caomhán Teo for all their help and to Sharon and Amie in Galway County Arts Office for supporting us. Special thanks to Paula Conneely for making beautiful food to feed the musicians and to Cormac Coyne for getting these amazing photos.”

 

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