Exciting line up of free events for Lucan festival

by Padraig Conlon
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Ruaille Buaille, Lucan Children’s Music Festival, have announced an exciting line-up of free events for this year’s festival.

It all takes place from Wednesday June 5th to Saturday June 8th and will feature concerts with Paddy Casey, James Mahon (Kíla), Ceol Connected, The Creatures of Whistleberry Forest, Kakatsisi Drummers from Ghana, Instant Opera, the Lucan Gospel Choir.

There will also be workshops with Ireland’s leading music education specialists Eamon Sweeny and Thomas Johnston, this is a family festival not to be missed.

Events will take place in Lucan Library, Griffeen Park and several workshops and performances will take place at local schools.

From 5th to 8th June Lucan Library will host a range of free events with Ireland’s leading musicians and education specialists.

This year’s Ruaille Buaille in the Park on Saturday 8th June will be the highlight of the festival and the perfect day out for families, children and young people with pop-up workshops and performances, face painters, jugglers, storytellers and lots of special guests.

Children and young people will have the opportunity to avail of workshops with some of the best musicians in Ireland through local schools from Wednesday 5th to Friday 7th June.

Since its inception in 2008, Ruaille Buaille provides an environment where children of all ages can experience music making, a wide variety of music styles, genres and instruments, in a fun and informal way.

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