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Bouncing Off The Walls

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Abbey Row

Abbey Row

Athenry

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Bouncing Off The Walls is a series of concerts to be held in the Athenry Handball Alley supported by Creative Ireland.

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Bouncing Off The Walls is a series of concerts to be held in the Athenry Handball Alley, Abbey Row, Athenry. This Creative Ireland event which commences from 6:00pm includes the following performances.

  • 6:15pm: A teenage choir open vocal workshop supported by drummer Eihmain Craddock and facilitated by Athenry Music School's Helen Farrell.
  • 6:45pm: Guitarist Adam Cunningham from Athenry Music School's young musicians professional development initiative.
  • 7:30pm: Harpist Una Ni Fhlannagain. Presents a programme of classic and modern tunes which includes:
  • An Gealltanas - newly composed march in a traditional style
  • Ag Smaoineamh Os Ard - ’Thinking Out Loud’ by Ed Sheeran as Gaeilge
  • The Gold Ring - trad jig
  • Cian Caoin & The Rollercoaster - newly composed jigs
  • Muirisín Deas agus Nóra - trad song as Gaeilge
  • Payson’s Graduation - fun English language song
  • Wave Farewell to the Maidens - 3 jigs

The programme is designed to showcase local musicians and artists in the unique setting of Athenry's handball alley, a place that use to be the centre of the community and a hub of sporting activity. The project looks to engage the public with a new performance space and create a legacy for new generations to discover an architectural feature which has been in the town for nearly 100 years.


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