Friday, 3rd February

Caherdaniel Community Hall

7.30pm
Official Opening of the Éigse by Minister of
State for the Gaeltacht, Seán Kyne TD

7.00 pm
Bus leaving Sea Lodge Hotel, Waterville for
Caherdaniel. Booking 0872931463

8.00pm
Film – Fís na Fuiseoige
A prizewinning film about the close bond that has always existed between Irish poetry and the landscape.
It was filmed at locations all over the country, with Iveragh given pride of place as the birthplace of the first poem in Irish. The film will be introduced by the director, Aodh Ó Coileáin
Free admission

An Píobaire Dall / The Blind Piper

10.00pm
Oíche Amhránaíochta le aíonna na hÉigse agus amhránaithe áitiúla – an informal session with the best of traditional singers.

Saturday, 4th February

Ionad na Dromoda, An Chillín Liath

10.00am
Arts practitioners speaking of their life, work and the importance of bi lingualism in their world.
Áine Úí Cheallaigh (amhránaí)
Louis Mulcahy (potadóir/file)
Lisbeth Mulcahy (fíodóir/ealaíontóir)
Ríonach Ní Néill (rinnceoir)

Óstán An Sea Lodge, An Coireán

2.30pm
The future of Irish in Iveragh – a panel discussion.
An tOll. Muiris Ó Laoire (Cathaoirleach/Chair)
Adrian Cain, Manx language Officer, Isle of Man
Micheál Óg Ó Leidhin
Edel Ní Bhraonáin
Clíona Ní Bhraonáin
Siobhán Nic Giolla Phádraig
Elaine Joy
Eimear Ní Mhurchú

Óstán An Sea Lodge, An Coireán

8.00pm
The Éigse Concert
Albiez
Cormac Breatnach (feadóig/whistles)
Tola Custy (fidil/fiddle)
Laoise Kelly (cláirseach/harp)
Popular trio Albiez will present their unique blend
of traditional music in a rousing concert.

10.00pm
Ceol agus Craic le scoth na gceoltóirí.
Fáilte roimh cách.
An informal session. All welcome.

Sunday, 5th February

Séipéal Naomh Mhichíl Baile ’n Sceilg

11.00am
Aifreann na hÉigse á chraoladh beo ar Raidió na
Gaeltachta.

11.45am
Making St. Brigid Crosses – an informal workshop over a cup of tea in an Ionad Pobal,Dún Géagáin, Baile ‘n Sceilg.

Ceardlann Mhanainnise
Join Adrian Cain and Nicola Tooms from The Isle of Man to learn a cúpla focal of the Manx language.

Séipéal Naomh Mhichíl Baile ’n Sceilg 

2.30 pm Binneas
Ceolchoirm - Peter Mullarkey director of the groundbreaking Binneas Collection of Iveragh music and song will present a concert featuring material from the collection.
Featuring;
Tim Dennehy                    Seán Garvey
Peter Mullarkey   agus    Rosaleen Mullarkey
Selena Ní Chonaill           Marion O’Neill
Stephen Scales
agus
Ceoltóirí Óga Uíbh Ráthaigh
Beidh an seisiúin seo á thaifeadadh ag Raidio na Gaeltachta.
The event will be recorded live by Raidio na Gaeltachta.
Saor chead isteach/free admission

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Ceolchoirm Dé Sathairn/Concert Saturday – €15
Imeachtaí eile/Other events – €5