Swinford Culture Night 18th September 2015

Swinford culture night 2015Swinford Culture night was held last Friday night in the Cultural Center Swinford as part of the national culture night celebrations. This is the 10th year of Culture night and I think the first one held in Swinford. Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.

There were many local groups taking part on the night. We really have so many talented kids in our local community. They are a credit! Unfortunately I missed the first couple of performances as I was late getting to the event. I did still manage to record over an hour and a half of footage! Here’s some of the video that I’ve uploaded so far.

Irish Dancing

Here is Laura Cairns, Sarah Toner and David Friel Irish Dancing.

Solo Fiddle

Here’s Meabh Hyland playing the fiddle.

Scoil Muire agus Padraig Traditional Group

Scoil Muire agus Padraig traditional group. Playing in the group are Grainne Gleeson, Avril Kneafsey, Louis McNicholas, Tommy Stension, Grace McDonnell, Katie O’Brien, Sarah Toner, Breege Gleeson and Antoinette Peyton.

Meelick School

Meelick school performing in Swinford Cultural center for Culture night 2015.

Midfield School

Midfield school performing for Culture night 2015 in Swinford Cultural center.

Avril Kneafsey playing Classical Flute

Avril Kneafsey performing Classical Flute at Swinford Cultural center.

I hope to have some more video from the night uploaded soon.

Michael Maye
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