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Michael Dwyer Festival 2019

Michael Dwyer Festival 2019, the 21st festival and a great weekend was had by all. The weather was fantastic and a great group of musicans and their entourage arrived in Allihies for Three nights and two days of great music. There was also the opening of Lynda Loughnane’s exhibition in the Allihies Mine Museum which was based on the subject of musicians.

Watch a Video from each of the the days below



Michael Dwyer Festival 2019

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

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O’Neill’s Bar – Sunday Session

O’Neill’s Bar – Sunday Session is every week 52 weeks a year. The session in Kevin’s bar has been going on for a very long time, it is a great evening where all year around the locals get together for a chat and a sing song. When the summer months arrive the tourists join in too. It does not matter what time of year you come to Allihies, there will always be a bit of craic in O’Neill’s bar on a Sunday night. Sure you’ve a great life of it…

Dirty Old Town one Sunday evening a few years back

Dirty Old Town – Sunday Sessions O'Neill's Bar Allihies

There is a session every Sunday night in O'Neills Bar of Allihies, on the Beara Peninsula, this clip is now four years old so I thought I would share it again on the auld Social Media.You've a Grand auld Time.Dirty Old Town, Ewan MacColl

Posted by Beara Peninsula on Friday, 12 April 2019

Dirty Old Town, Ewan MacColl

O’Neill’s Bar – Sunday Session

 

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

O'Neill's Bar, Allihies, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Michael Dwyer Festival 2018

Michael Dwyer Festival 2018, this year was the twentieth anniversary of the festival and the weather was absolutely fantastic. Musicians came from near and far and lots of great sessions were to be seen and heard.

On the opening night Two time Polka gave a cracking gig in the Lighthouse bar, every body was up dancing within a few minutes.

Watch a video from the Friday night in the Lighthouse bar here, Two Time Polka

Two Time Polka at the Michael Dwyer Festival 2018

Two Time Polka at the Michael Dwyer Festival 2018 out the back of Doc's Lighthouse bar, Allihies on the Beara Peninsula West Cork, Ireland

Posted by Balooz on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Turn on the sound if it is off…

Michael Dwyer Festival 2018

On the Saturday lot’s of things were happening, and I guess there are photos taken but that was not my job, we had some enjoyable pints out side the bars listening to a few bits of music between.

Sunday we were away bike racing, Neil got fourth…

On Monday night we went up to Jimmy’s for what has become the unofficial closing night.

and were treated to a song by Sue…

Watch a snippet of Sue’s song here, turn up the sound

Sue sings a song at the Michael Dwyer Festival 2018

Moday night in Jimmy's bar, the unofficial closing night. Sue treats us to a song.

Posted by Balooz on Wednesday, 13 June 2018

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