Summer School 2020 – Online

We are delighted to mark this years summer school week with some online tutorials and concert premieres. We are extremely grateful to the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny in helping make this happen. We would like to thank Neil McGrory for all his help in recording and editing video footage for the tutorials and concerts.



in association with the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.


Monday 13th July 12pm

Dermot Byrne, Button Accordion, Ceol na Coille Summer School, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal, Ireland, July 2019Dermot Byrne – Button Accordion

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Kitty’s Jig Notation

Tuesday 14th July 12pm

Roisin McGrory, Harrigan, Ceol na Coille Summer School traditional Music, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Irish Music, WAW, wild atlantic wayRoisin McGrory – Fiddle

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Ballymagan Fairies (reel) Notation

Wednesday 15th July 12pm

Deridre Scanlan – Traditional Singing

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Meenacrois Words

Roisin Dubh Words


Thursday 16th July 12pm

Yvonne Casey, Fiddle, Ceol na Coille, Summer School, 2020. 13-17 July, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland, Summer School, Irish Traditional MusicYvonne Casey – Fiddle

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Friday 17th July 12pm

Deirdre McGrory, Whistle, Traditional Singing, Irish Traditional Music, Inishowen, Donegal, Letterkenny, Ceol na Coille, Summer School,Deirdre McGrory – Whistle

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Humours of Lisheen (jig) Notation


Concert Premieres

Monday 13th July 8pm

Jarlath Henderson with Hamish Napier and Innes Watson

A fantastic concert from Thursday 11th July 2019 during Ceol na Coille Summer School Trad Week. Recorded live in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Sound – Billy Robinson, Video – Neil McGrory

Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook




Wednesday 15th July 7pm

Roisin, Deidre and Ella McGrory

recorded in the Regional Cultural Centre during 2019 Summer School. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook

Coirm – Commissions – Part 1

Coirm performing commissioned pieces from Seamus McGuire – The Curlew’s Call and Zoe Coway – Suaimhneas, recorded in The Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny during Trad Week 2019. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook

Coirm are a performance group from Ceol na Coille School of Irish Traditional Music. The commissions were made possible with the support of Donegal County Council Arts Office and The Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.

Thursday 16th July 8pm

In association with Inishowen Traditional Music Project, Week 3 of 2018 Summer Concert highlights. The screening will feature Paul Harrigan with Guests from the Wee Hall Culdaff, Inishowen, Co. Donegal and Dermot Byrne with Steve Cooney from the Plaza in Buncranna, Co. Donegal. Watch Party streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook

Friday 17th July 7pm

Coirm – Commissions – Part 2

Coirm performing commissioned pieces from Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh – Fáilte an Earraigh and Martin Tourish – Castle of Light. Recorded in An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny during Trad Week January 2019. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook



Our dates for 2021 are 12th-16th July. 2021 will be our 10th anniversary year and with an even bigger ‘Jammed Packed’ program of events, we hope to welcome you all again.
Take Care and Stay Safe

Craobh Seamus Mac Giolla Bhríde, CCERegional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland