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Group of Irish musicians performing in a pub. Author: Gérald Tapp, Wikipedia Commons
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Irish music is a rich and diverse musical tradition that has a long and storied history. It encompasses a wide range of styles and genres, reflecting the cultural and historical influences that have shaped Ireland over the centuries.

In this group, we will listen to Irish music, especially items suggested by members. We will also explore its history, and teach ourselves about its techniques and structures.

If we have any players among our members, we will welcome performances from them.

As mentioned in March 2024's News Extra



Second Monday in the month between 3:00 and 5:00 pm

Group Size & Availability

Minimum 4, maximum 30

Spaces Available

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

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