Traditional Irish Music Photography
Willie Clancy Summer School 2013
Jesse Smith and Paddy Cronin greet each other in Máire O'Keefe's master fiddler class.
Pádraic Mac Mathúna playing the pipes in a street session on a balmy summer night. Joe Thoma plays the fiddle on the right.
Busking on Miltown's main street.
Mick O'Connor, Michael Falsey and Peadar O'Loughlin play together during the School's tribute to Michael.
Conor Byrne and Paul Dooley between tunes in Friel's.
Tony Linnane and Noel Hill play tunes in Hillery's.
Bernadette McCarthy and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh chat after the fiddle classes are finished for the day.
Cathal McConnell and Louise Mulcahy.
A sunlit whistle player in Hillery's.
A quartet of flute players. From left; Fintan Vallely, Marcas Ó Murchú, John Wynne and Tara Diamond.
Gerry Harrington playing a Stroh fiddle, designed for volume in the early days of audio recording and before amplification became commonplace.
The annual homage to the west Clare fiddle player Bobby Casey at his graveside. From left; James Kelly, Peter Mackey, Ian Roome and John Kelly.
Sheila Friel tuning up before performing in the piping recital.
Peadar Ó Riada, Eamon McGivney and John Kelly.
Jane Walls and Martin Hayes.
Dermy Diamond (centre) in a session in Friel's. Nathan Gourley is on the left of picture.
Concertina players Lorraine O'Brien and Cormac Begley enjoy a late night outdoor session.
Peter Phelan and his tin whistle class.
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