National Music Day was celebrated in great traditional style recently at Áras an Mhuilinn with a preview of the Summer Seisiún Show.
The first Seisiún Show of the 2013 Summer season will start on Wednesday night, July 3 at 8.30pm and continues every Wednesday night in July aswell as on August 7 and 21.
Offaly musicians Ruth and Sarah Hennessy from Doon are part of the group.
Seisiún Áras an Mhuilinn offers a unique audience experience for Irish locals and visitors - a real taste of our cultural talent. An authentic show of Irish music, song, dance and stories, concluding with an informal session that visitors regularly contribute to. Ceol agus Craic! Bígí Linn ag Seisiún CCÉ. Group concessions available.
Seisiún provides a unique entertainment experience as it features the authentic traditional entertainment as enjoyed by generations of Irish people. It is one of the longest-running Summer shows of it’s kind and guest feedback is always overwhelmingly positive. Visitors to Ireland say ‘this is what we really came to Ireland to experience’ and have said that the Seisiún experience is the highlight of their holiday.
This Comhaltas show entertains its audiences with a variety Irish traditional music, song and dance which is followed by a cup of tea or coffee and home-baked produce. The evening concludes with an informal traditional session where the visitors are encouraged to participate if they so wish. During this part of the night audiences can join in dances such as the Siege of Ennis and the Walls of Limerick or sing a song or two. Visiting artists are also welcome to perform.
Seisiún is not just a concert but also a unique traditional cultural experience enabling visitors from both Ireland and overseas to enjoy a real taste of Irish cultural traditions. Seisiún Áras an Mhuilinn will feature artists from the Midland counties of Westmeath, Offaly, Longford and Laois.
Seisiún entry fee at €10 is very reasonably priced and is excellent value for money. Concessions are available for groups booking in advance. Group catering can also be provided if required. Seisiún an tSamhraidh starts on Wednesday 3rd July at 8.30pm in Áras an Mhuilinn Tickets €10 available on the door Tel: 044 9330644
Comhaltas Seisiún - Great Irish Traditional Nights of Entertainment: Music, Song, Dance & Storytelling. Siamsaíocht Ghaelach Náisiúnta & Ceol na nGael!
Áras an Mhuilinn, first Seisiún show of 2013 Summer Season, Wednesday 3rd July at 8.30pm