Friday June 5, 2020

Music and Mother Nature: There must be something in the water

Susan Morrell enjoys a session-filled weekend in the Co Clare village of Corofin

17th April, 2016
Burren karst meets the Atlantic on the north Clare coastline

‘I hope you’ve got your party piece,” says a local in the small music hall in Corofin. It’s a warm summer’s evening and I begin to sweat, the heat of the packed room amplified by my performance anxiety.

I am one of many squeezed into the local Teach Ceoil, awaiting one of the Co Clare village’s popular Thursday night concerts. Running every summer during July and August,...

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