South Sligo Summer School or as it is known locally, Music Week, commences today with mass in the church of St. John Evangelist followed by the official opening and Céilí in St. Brigid’s Hall.

Visitors who travel to Tubbercurry during the week of the South Sligo Summer School come from various parts of the world and every corner of Ireland. What awaits them is the very finest traditional music and an unrivalled hospitality set in the beautiful backdrop of South Sligo which is a hub for outdoor activities such as Experience the Ox Mountains from stunning heights to mysterious depths or Appetite for adventure on Lough Talt.

Classes and workshops in any number of instruments and dances are all run within the town and only minutes away from Cawley’s Guesthoues where you can pop in for breakfast, lunch, dinner or traditional music session which can break out at any moment throughout the week.

Nightly concerts allow those who partake in classes to show what they have learned, followed by céilí with music from some of Ireland’s finest céilí bands draw crowds from far and wide to dance the night away.

After spending the week in Tubbercurry you will take away musical memories and friendships to last a lifetime.