Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann - Kingston Branch


Harp of Tara also sponsors a regular series of House Concerts and Workshops with visiting Irish Musicians. Kingston had not been a stop on musical tours until we started these house concerts of Irish traditional music, which have brought some memorable moments for all involved.

Past House Concerts and associated workshops include:

Uilleann Pipes Reed-Making Workshop with Joe Kennedy, co-sponsored with local pipers
Maeve Donnelly and Steve Baughman - Fiddle and Guitar workshops
Diorma - 2004 workshops with Niamh Dunne (Fiddle), Lindsay Moynagh (Harp), Thomas Johnston (Pipes), Shane Greene (Accordion)
Michael Rooney and June McCormack - 2004 Flute and Harp Workshops
Spraoi - 2005 Workshops with Dan MacDonald (Fiddle), Kelley Hood (Pipes), Greig Cairns (Guitar) , Pat Simmonds (Accordion).
Laura Risk And Paddy League - Fiddle and Bodhrán workshops
Flook Concert, co-sponsored, at the Octave Theatre. 2005
Patrick Ourceau and Deborah Quigley - 2006 Immersion Weekend, Fiddle and Pipes
Maeve Donnelly and Tony MacManus - 2007 Fiddle and Guitar Workshops
Patrick Ourceau and Deborah Quigley - 2007 Immersion Weekend, Fiddle and Pipes
Steafan Hannigan and Saskia Tomkins - Fiddle, Bodhrán, whistle flute and pipes, playing together. 2007
Patrick Ourceau and Deborah Quigley - 2008 Immersion Weekend, Fiddle and Pipes
Paul Legrand - Irish Language Weekend Fiddle Workshop. April 2009
Liz Carroll and John Doyle Concert, Fiddle and Guitar Workshops. April 2009
Steafan Hannagan, Saskia Tomkins, Karen Light Immersion Weekend. Bohdran, Fiddle, Whistle. May 2009
Patrick Ourceau - 2010 Fiddle Immersion Weekend
Mark Finnan, John Hoffman, Glen Caradus 'The Corktown Man, in  Story and Song' and 'Music, poetry and song related to the life of D'Arcy McGee. October 2010
Patrick Ourceau - 2011 Fiddle Immersion Weekend
Liz and Yvonne Kane, and Edel Fox. 2011 Fiddle, Concertina and Repertoire worships, and House Concert
Patrick Ourceau - 2012 Fiddle Immersion Weekend
The Ballad of d'Arcy McGee, in story and Song - Mark Finnan, Glenn Caradus, John Hoffman and Michael Ketemer March 2012
St Patrick's Wheelchair Ceilis March 15, 2012- SMOL Cafeteria
Liz and Yvonne Kane - Workshops and House Concert July 29, 2012
Kelli Trottier and Greg Sim - Workshop and House Concert September 13, 2012
Patrick Ourceau and Ivan Goff - Fiddle and Flute Immersion Weekend January 25-7, 2013
Nuala Kennedy and Andrew Hillhouse - Workshops and House Concert February 15, 2013
Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly - Workshops and House Concert March 22, 2013
Pat O'Connor and Eoghan O'Sullivan - House Concert March 24, 2013
Kevin Burke - Workshop and House Concert September 10, 2013
Steafan Hannigan and Saskia Tomkins - multiple workshops throughout the year
St Patrick's Wheelchair Ceilis March 13 &14, 2013- St Mary's and Providence Care
Patrick Ourceau and Ivan Goff - Fiddle and Flute Immersion Weekend January, 2014
Michael 'Blackie' O'Connell and Cyril O'Donoghue March 17, 2014
Kelli Trottier and Greg Sim - Workshop and House Concert April 05, 2014. Photos
Paddy Keenan and Brian Tahenny - House Concert August 1st 2014
Saskia Tomkins and Steafan Hannigan - House Concert and Workshops January 11, 2015
Pascal Gemme and Yann Falquet - House Concert January 22nd, 2015
Alan Reid and Rob Van Sant (ex Battlefield Band) March 29, 2015
Paul Legrand - Workshops April 2015
Patrick Ourceau and Ivan Goff - Fiddle and Flute Immersion Weekend April 18-10, 2015
Four Winds August 12, 2015
Blackie O'Connell and Cyril O'Donaghue October 9th 2015
Gerry (Fiddle) O'Connor November 16 2015
The Outside Track February 29, 2016
Caitlín Nic Gabhann and Ciarán Ó Maonaigh May 20, 2016
Barrule (Isle of Man) June 27, 2016

Paddy Keenan and Brian Tahenny July 8, 2016

Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch March 12, 2017

Ailie Roberts and Mari Rankin  May 29 2017

Blackie O'Connell and Cyril O'Donaghue September 28 2017


Traditional Irish Music

House Concert
Sean Tyrell - Irish Singer/Songwriter and Musican











Saturday, October 28 - 7:30 pm.

202 Main Street, Barriefield.  Kingston

Seán Tyrrell, from Co Clare, is a great interpretive singer with a powerful voice and has a repertoire of songs ranging from traditional folk songs; songs that celebrate Irish history; songs from the poetry of Francis Ledwidge, W.B. Yeats, and Fenian convict John Boyle O Reilly.

As well as being a great singer songwriter Sean is a multi-instrumentalist and plays banjo, mandolin, mandocello and guitar, and was co-founder of the New York Irish band ‘Apples in Winter’.


His website is http://www.seantyrrell.com/  and there is a wealth of videos on YouTube

Tickets $25 at door, $20 in advance.
Click 
here to make a reservation or e-mail: mailto:music@harpoftara.com