Leitrim launch of Chonmhaice Ceol in Ballinamore Library tonight, as part of Heritage Week 2017.
Speakers on the night included Conor Ward, Cllr John McCartin, Seán Ó Súilleabháin & Fr John Quinn. Discussing the history of traditional music in the region of Chonmhaicne, with a focus on local greats like Peter Kennedy and Thomas “blind” Kiernan. And tunes from four generations of Reilly’s including Marie Reilly, who flew in from New York.
The event was organised by Conor Ward in conjunction with the staff at Ballinamore Library.