Video Archive

Sincere thank you to all who have sent videos and images of Scoil Acla over the years. Scoil Acla is actively collecting footage for our digital archive. Should you wish to contribute please send anything you have to info@scoilacla.ie. Thank you.

2021 Ceadal Ceoil
Traditional Music Recital

Recorded in St Thomas’s Church, Dugort with Scoil Acla tutors/teagascóirí Scoil Acla.


Scoil Acla 2021
Official Opening

As we begin another Scoil Acla week hear from Sarah Calvey, Cathaoirleach Scoil Acla as she welcomes everyone to what we hope will be a great week of craic agus ceol!

Manchán Magan
– Sea Tamagotchi

Léacht shuimiúil (réamh-thaifeadtha) le Manchán Magan a scríobh “Sea Tamagotchi”. A pre-recorded talk by Manchán Magan about his recently published book “Sea Tamagotchi”

Ceolchoirm na Féile 2021 | Scoil Acla Concert 

Sár oíche cheoil le teagascóirí Scoil Samhraidh Scoil Acla. Ná cailligí amach air!

A great night of traditional music featuring performances from our Summer School tutors. A night not to be missed!

Trad ar an Trá – Scoil Samhraidh 2021

Take a look back at one of our popular Trad ar an Trá sessions during Scoil Samhraidh Scoil Acla 2021! Hup! 🎻 🎼 ☘

Culture Night 2021 – Oíche Chul

We are joined by local artists and Scoil Acla tutors in a pre-recorded video in advance of our Facebook programme which went out live from Achill on Culture Night 2021!

Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh opens Scoil Samhraidh Scoil Acla 2018

Legendary Broadcaster & Laoch na Gaeilge Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh officially opened our 2018 Scoil Samhraidh

Scoil Acla 
Gala Concert 2019

from Seán Lynch | feat. Seán Lynch (Uilleann pipes, Michael Lavelle, (Border Pipes), Jimmy Higgins (Bodhran) & Marty Barry (Guitar)

Scoil Acla
Gala Concert 2018

from Scoil Acla | feat. Fiana Ní Chonaill (Harp), Paul Clesham (Concertina) and Tom Doherty (Accordion)

Padraig McGovern plays
for students – 2018

from Scoil Acla

Sinéad Healy plays
at Scoil Acla 2013

from LiveTrad

The Needham Family –
Hata Acla winners 2013

from Scoil Acla / LiveTrad

The “Joe” Brothers perform at the Opening of Scoil Acla 1985

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Arrival of the Pipe Bands & Speeches – Opening of Scoil Acla 1985

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Paddy Ryan’s fiddle class
of 1985

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Michael O’Donnell sings “The Tattie Hokers” – 1985

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Larry Dowd, Paddy Ryan & Scoil Acla musicians – 1985

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Finale of the 1985
Revival Ceremony

from Scoil Acla | Footage courtesy of Peadar McHugh

Scoil Acla 2018
Review

by Edward Gielty / Scoil Acla

Rehab Mayo People of the Year
Winner 2010

from Mayo.ie

Emer Mayock plays a set of jigs
Scoil Acla – 2012

from Scoil Acla / LiveTrad

Scoil Acla 2017
– Dale McKay plays the handpan

from Robert Singer

Scoil Acla 2013
– Review in Pictures

from Scoil Acla

Italian students play
at Scoil Acla 2012

from Scoil Acla / LiveTrad

The Coyne Family from Boston play at Scoil Acla 2013

from LiveTrad / Scoil Acla

The Achill Lads
– The Men of the West

from The Achill Lads

Oileán Acla – Scoil Acla
Official Opening July 25th 2011

from Kate O’Malley

Sincere thank you to our funding agencies & partner organisations