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East Durham Irish Festival

East Durham Irish Festival returned for its 39th year with the announcement of the exciting 2016 artist line up with over 22 of the very best in Irish Rock and Traditional bands. Headlining the popular Irish  festival was The Whistlin' Donkeys - *DIRECT from Ireland, Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfetones and Seven Nations.

As well as the very best in Irish Music, there was all-ages activities and programming including Céilí Dancing workshops, Singing classes by Catskills Irish Arts Week Artistic Director, Réidín O'Flynn, and Old Stlyle Séan Nós Dance classes hosted by Siobhán Butler. Exciting childrens Irish plays were held throughout the weekend. 

Guided tours of the  Authentic Donegal Irish Cottage and World's Largest Map of Ireland buy a brick and have it placed in the County of your choice.  Everyone enjoyed our Irish hospitality at the Cottage with a cup of tea and homemade Soda Bread.

 

Full line up included;

THE WHISTLIN' DONKEYS *DIRECT FROM IRELAND  
DEREK WARFIELD AND THE YOUNG WOLFE TONES
 SEVEN NATIONS ~ ANDY COONEY  ~ KITTY KELLY 
TOMMY FLYNN ~ NARROWBACKS ~ CELTIC CROSS

CANNY BROTHERS ~ MCLEAN AVENUE BAND ~ GIRSA
SHARON MC KENNA & PAT BURKE ~  FINTAN STANLEY
PRIDE OF MOYVANE ~ WILLIE KELLY ~ DYLAN FOLEY 
 DAN GURNEY ~ PAT EGAN ~ SEAN EARNEST 
SUSAN AND GERARD~ MARY G

SIOBHAN BUTLER ~ MIKE FARRELL SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
DRAM ~ CRAIC AGUS CEOL ~ WILLIE LYNCH 
BLACKSTONE CUIL ~ JIMMY GALLAGHER AND TARA GOLD 
MIDDLE FORT PIPE BAND

For even more fun this summer, don't miss the Annual Catskills Irish Artist Festival, a week-long celebration of Irish music, song, dancing, language and crafts.

Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre
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