Seamus Grant Traditional Music Festival 2022

Friday 14th October

9 Hazel Trees

Micky & Lucy Herron , Jacqueline McKay and Louise Doherty.

Tara Connaghan

Tara Connaghanis a highly regarded fiddle player from Glenties, Co. Donegal in the north west of Ireland and has been playing in the traditional music scene for over 20 years.She tours and plays regularly as a freelance musician and has featured on various TV, radio, internet and CD recordings, including presenting a TG4 TV episode of ‘Geantraí’ from Carlow in 2010 showcasing musicians from the south east of Ireland.

Following the Concert

Music Sessions 10:00 PM
Square Bar and McFeeleys Bar

Singers Session 9:00 PM
North Pole Bar , Drumfries

Saturday 15th October


Advanced Fiddle Workshop
Tara Connaghan
Commences 11:00 AM
BOOKING NECESSARY, contact Sarah 087 9786860

Online Workshops
14:00 Fiddle
14:30 Accordion
15:00 Banjo

Further Workshop Information

Please logon to the live stream from either Facebook or YouTube at the times indicated. If you would like further information on individual workshop content ,please contact Patsy Toland on +353 87 284 9244 or email


Roisin McGrory young musicians group

Stephen Fagan with Patsy Toland

Patsy and Stephen have performed as a duet for over 20 years.

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Together Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of excellence in the world of traditional music.With their musical magic and quick-witted humour they will pull your emotional strings one moment and have you falling off the seat with laughter the next. Mike Russell has described them as "probably the best traditional musicians you are ever likely to hear”.

Following the Concert

Music Session 10:00 PM
Ballyliffin Hotel

Sunday 16th October 2:00 pm - 6:00pm - Market House

Open session of music, songs, ceili dances.
Featuring local musicians and singers.
2:00 - 3:00 Junior performers.
3:00 - 6:00 Open to all.

Exhibition in Market House all weekend – featuring Archive Video and Audio recordings of Seamus Grant; Photos, music scores, etc