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Jamboree Summer Sesh

Ireland’s Original Indoor Music Festival – Jamboree in the Park returns to the Ecclesville Centre in 2022 for the Bank Holiday Weekend on Sunday 28th August with the first ever ‘Summer Sesh’. Tickets on sale now.

About The Event

After our MASSIVE weekend in April, we couldn’t wait to Winter to welcome you all back and have the BIGGEST Summer Party with brand new acts to the Jamboree Stage for the first ever Jamboree Summer Sesh on Bank Holiday Weekend – Sunday 28th August 2022!

Fans who will be travelling across Ireland will not be disappointed by one of Jamboree’s biggest ever line ups featuring More Power To Your Elbow, The Knights, Ceol & The Tumbling Paddies.

Returning to the sell-out event will be the festival stage and sound system and of course the signature dance floor which will allow nonstop dancing throughout the evening along with the famous rodeo bull if you are brave enough to take it on.

Early Bird Tickets on sale now! Doors will open at 6pm with first act on stage at 6.30pm.

For all of the latest Jamboree in the Park news and information, keep an eye on here or follow us on social media @jamboreeinthepark

 

Omagh Show

The Showcase for the Farming Industry

Tyrone Farming Society look forward to the180th Annual Omagh Show which will take place on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 July 2022. Records indicate that it was first established in 1832, in an effort to encourage and sustain local agriculture.

Omagh Show’s enduring success can perhaps best be described as a true reflection of determination and motivation of its supporters throughout the years. Now ideally located on a purpose built facility on the outskirts of Omagh town, this thriving Annual Show remains a source of much pride for its community.

Each year Omagh Show goes from strength to strength. Records indicate that it was first established in 1832, in an effort to encourage and sustain local agriculture. Omagh Show’s enduring success can perhaps best be described as a true reflection of determination and motivation of its supporters throughout the years. Now ideally located on a prime site on the outskirts of Omagh town, this thriving Annual Show remains a source of much pride for its community

 

Ulster Fleadh 2022

Fleadh Uladh is a Provincial cultural festival for traditional music, song, dance and language in Ulster. Fleadh Cheoil, which literally means “feast of music”, is a magnificent mix of competitions and cultural events which showcase each element of Irish traditional culture. The event brings together music enthusiasts from across all 9 counties of Ulster and further a field to celebrate the indigenous cultures of Ireland. The event will run across 8 days from Sunday 17th – Sunday 24th of July 2022.

The Summer Country Show 22

Back by popular demand “The Summer Country Show” returns for another night of toe-tapping magic featuring a glittering array of talent all on one show. The stellar line-up which wouldn’t look out of place in Nashville includes the energetic Shawn Cuddy , yodeling Kenny Archer ,the hilarious Gary Gamble, the star of TV Caitlin , the entertaining Curtis Magee and the popular Shaun Loughrey . Each of the stars will perform there trademark hit songs in the company of the fabulous Keltic Storm band. One thing is for sure if its Country Music you like then this is the show for you!

Superstar Wrestling

The bone-crunching superstars of Wrestling, are bringing a host of top international wrestling stars to the ring to face the very best of home-grown talent and fans’ favourites, in a two hour rip-roaring entertainment for all the family to enjoy.

 

If you’ve been before, you know how good it gets. If you haven’t, give it a try; we guarantee that the kids will be talking about it for weeks afterwards.

 

Family-friendly prices to make this the best value ticket in town.

 

Doors 6.30pm, Bell time 7pm

Suitable for 6 – 11 year olds – must have an accompanying adult

Kevin McAleer

Direct from the West End of Tyrone, comedy legend Kevin McAleer emerges from two years solitary confinement in the back of his own head to share his unique insights with the outside world. Joining him on stage will be his hilariously boring Uncle Colm from the multi award-winning Derry Girls. If Colm starts to hog the mic, we could be in for a long night.

Bluegrass Omagh

Celebrate 30 years of Bluegrass Omagh on 28th & 29th May 2022 and enjoy world-class music played by your favourite American, Canadian, European, UK and Irish bluegrass bands. Set within the unique settings of Ulster American Folk Park, the festival plays homage to the heritage and legacy of the great waves of emigrants who left the shores of Ulster in the 18th and 19th centuries. Not just through musicianship, but through the hearty welcome, wholesome food and artisan craftwork. A weekend not to be missed!

Welcoming thousands of fans over the last three decades, Bluegrass Omagh has become one of the biggest bluegrass events outside of North America, receiving world-wide praise from musicians and visitors alike. Check out the website to find out everything you need to know about the festival.

 

Stories in the Stones

Stories in the Stones is a unique, intimate and highly entertaining story telling seisiun where Brendan will share with you a little insight into Peader Joe and his life living in Sperrins.  A special feature of this experience is your opportunity to enter into the cottage and see how Peader Joe might have lived.  This modest stone cottage dating back to the 18th century is a wonderful example of how life was lived in days gone by.

Brendan will regale you with stories of the Sperrins and its abundantly wonderful archeaolgical features from giant graves, to Beaghmore Stone Circles, tombs, ringforts and more.  You will be highly entertained by Brendans collection of  myths and legends, with a few tall ones (questionably true) thrown in for good measure.

Sample some of the homemade breads and cake made by the talent chefs at The White Hare Restaurant over a cup of tea. When the stories and kettle runs dry, you will have the opportunity to walk around the farm exploring this unique setting.

Stories in the Stones will shine a new light on some of the Sperrins most celebrated ancient archaeological features and enthuse you to explore this ancient landscape and its abundance of ancient monuments.

 

Every Thursday – book here https://bit.ly/3rjWN1J

A Flavour Of Omagh

Explore the thriving Market Town of Omagh taking in the independent food & drink scenes on foot.

Whether you’re a visitor or resident, we’ll take you on a guided food & drink adventure to discover “A Flavour of Omagh”.

Savour the sights, sounds and absolutely delicious offerings that our wonderful county town has to offer.

📢𝐍𝐄𝐖 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐋 𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄 **𝐍𝐎𝐖 𝐎𝐏𝐄𝐍** 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐁𝐎𝐎𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆
➡️Friday 10th June, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
STROLL ~ TASTE ~ SIP ~ ENJOY
𝗖𝗼𝘀𝘁: £50 per person
*Participants must be over 18 years old
Whether you’re a visitor to the area or resident of the town you will enjoy this food & drink adventure making regular stops to sip, taste & enjoy a real flavour of Omagh.

Grandparent and Toddler Sessions – An Creagán

Grandparent and Toddler

Thursday mornings from 10am-11.30am . These sessions encourages outdoor natural play for grandparents caring for young children. Lots of fun to be had, roaming, exploring and fun around the campfire. Then finishing off with tea and coffee in the centre.  Expect to get messy, dress for the weather. This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome, no need to book!

Therapeutic Horticulture at An Creagán

Therapeutic Horticulture

Monday 28th March for 10 weeks from 10.30am-1.30pm. This course uses gardening, plants and the wider environment to help individuals develop personally and socially and to improve confidence, overall well-being and a sense of connection to nature, self and others. Relaxation and mindfulness practices are incorporated into each session. This is a FREE event but booking is essential on 02880761112 or info@ancreagan.com

Green Volunteering at An Creagán

Monday mornings from 10am-3pm. Green volunteering gives the opportunity to get healthy, help the environment and improve your skills through practical projects. Come along and join in. Work will include planting native trees, conservation work on the nature reserve and setting up the new Community Tree Nursery. Lunch will be provided. This is a FREE event.

Steve Cooney and Dermot Byrne

Steve Cooney is best known for his development of an influential style of guitar accompaniment to traditional Irish dance music which he developed in West Kerry, and for which he won the National Entertainment Award with Séamus Begley in 1997.

Born in Melbourne Australia in 1953, he came to Ireland in 1980 and maintains his connections with the Aboriginal culture there, into which he was initiated. He has ancestral links with Tipperary, Cavan and Galway. He has participated in making more than 250 CD’s, either as a guitar or bass player or as producer and engineer. Also a poet and songwriter, he has worked with many iconic international artists in rock and country music but his primary focus is Irish traditional music, and fusions of that genre. He recently released a CD of solo guitar interpretations of ancient harp tunes, Ceol Ársa Cláirsí: Tunes of the Irish Harpers for Solo Guitar. He is also recording fusion music with his band Éiníní. He completed a Ph.D. in 2018 at NCAD on an intuitive musical notation system that he developed for early learners and those who experience difficulties with staff notation, and he lectures in tertiary institutions on the calculation of harmony and syncopation.

In 2020 he was given the RTÉ Folk Awards ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award.

He is currently preparing the release of the CD ‘Rhapsody and Rascality’ with his band Éininí.

Dermot Byrne’s seemingly effortless playing, combined with great subtlety, and a faultless ear, makes him one of the great accordion players of his generation. He is one of Ireland’s foremost traditional musicians having been awarded the Irish Television station, TG4’s Traditional Musician of the Year  2013.  From Buncrana in the Inishowen peninsula, the most northerly part of Donegal, he played accordion from a young age with his father the inspirational Tomás O’Beirn, (Tommy Byrne) an enthusiastic promoter of the tradition. Dermot has had the good fortune to meet all the greats of Donegal music, including Johnny Doherty, Con Cassidy and Tommy Peoples making a great impact on the young Dermot, who went on to develop a unique style.  A long-time anchor of Altan, Byrne’s subtlety as an accordion player has always marked him apart.  In between he has found time to collaborate with Parisian harpist Floriane Blancke with Brendan O’Regan, Brid Harper and Steve Cooney, Dezi Donnelly and Jim Murray.

As well as his mastery of the Donegal style and repertoire, Dermot can turn with ease to other styles and traditions such as French musette, or South American choro music. Dermot has guested on collaborations with many great musicians including Seamus and Manus McGuire, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Pierre Schryer, Tim O’Brien , The Stunning, Salsa Celtica and the late jazz violinist, Stephane Grappelli. His eponymous solo recording, which he has reissued recently, has received great critical acclaim.

Price:

Earlybird: £12.00
Standard: £15.00
U16: £8.00
Family (2 adults 2 U16): £32.00

Book Now: https://www.dunuladh.ie/whats-on/dun-uladh-events/240/

Goitse

The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Named Live Ireland’s “Traditional Group of the Year”, Chicago Irish American News’ “Group of the Year”, as well as winning the prestigious “Freiburger International Leiter” award in Germany, Goitse have become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles.

Goitse has released five critically acclaimed recordings and maintains a year round touring schedule that includes performances throughout Ireland and the UK, Germany, France and the United States. Their latests CD, ‘Úr, was named ‘traditional album of the year’ in the ASLR celtic music awards. Their distinctive sound lies in the quality of their own compositions interspersed with traditional tunes from the countryside of Ireland and abroad, which make each performance unique. Laying the foundations for the music are World and All-Ireland Bodhrán champion Colm Phelan and Conal O’Kane, who is fast making a name for himself as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. The gripping rhythm section sets a powerful drive for the music while the sweet, charismatic voice of Áine Mc Geeney draws audiences into a song the way few performers can. Áine was named female musician of of the year in the ASLR awards in 2020 and the composer of the year in 2021.

Together, the quintet Goitse makes what Irish Music Magazine calls “Music that’s brimming with energy and creative zeal.”

Price:

Earlybird: £12.00
Standard: £15.00
Family: £32.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children)
Child: £8.00 (Under 16)

Book Now: https://www.dunuladh.ie/whats-on/dun-uladh-events/243/ 

Market on Main Street Omagh

Artisan market takes place on the first Saturday of every month outside Rue and The Ostlers on Main Street, Omagh. Local crafts, food and giftware.

 

Meadows Camping Field

Nestled close to the beautiful market village of Gortin, at the foot of the Sperrin mountains. The Meadows is a wonderful hideaway campsite.

Meadows Camping Facebook Page

Johnny Brady – New Years Eve at Lola’s

New Years Eve In Lola’s
Dance the night away to Johnny Brady
Doors open 21.15

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