Mayo based group “Coda” are set to perform at Scoil Acla 2018! This local, all-male, seven-strong group have become something of a phenomenon nationwide as the richly-harmonised approach to vocal performance reaches an ever-growing audience. Formed in 2011 from Cór Mhaigh Eo members, Coda revel in experimenting with their voices and an eclectic mix of […]

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Beidh Scoil Acla ag ceiliúradh Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018 – Bigí Linn!  Scoil Acla will be celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018 – Be with us Clár – Programme   Dé Domhnaigh 4 & 11 Márta – Seisiúin sa Beehive, An Caol – 15:00 Dé Céadaoin | 7 & 14 Márta – Oíche Cheoil, Craic & Amhránaíochta i dTeach […]

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Paul Dooley – Musician In Residence

  Paul Dooley is one of the leading exponents of the Irish harp in its historical form and style – using a metal-strung harp, playing with the fingernails and damping unwanted string resonance with the fingertips.  He has studied the construction of medieval  Irish harps in Dublin during the early 1980s and has built several […]

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We are delighted to welcome Noreen O’Sullivan to join us on this special 30 Anniversary of Scoil Acla for 2015. Noreen will be visiting all our music classes throughout the week, sharing her experiences and music with everyone. She will also perform at a number of our evening events and will be available for a […]

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Teanga Bhinn ár Máthar   1. Éist! Cluinim ins gach ceárda fuaim bhog dheas aoibhinn álainn, Mar cheolta binn’ na gcláirseach nó crónán ceolta sídheÉist! Tá sí ag éirí ‘n airde ag neartú is ag árdú, Tá ‘n fhuaim ag éirí láidir, ‘teacht chugainn ar an ngaoth: Fan! Céard é seo ‘n ár dtimpeall ag […]

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Scoil Acla entered the world famous Guinness Book of World Record after they were formally credited with having the largest ensemble of tin whistle players playing the same tune in one place. The world record attempt took place on July 31 2010 when close to 2,000 people descended onto Keel beach in Achill to take […]

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