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Photograph Album 35

Copyright © 2011 Bill Lynch

The Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, July 1999

Musicians Timmy O'Connor and Ursula O'Keeffe played music for Larry Lynch's workshop.

Paddy Neylon taught beginners in his class.

During the break in Paddy Neylon's class, a Japanese student showed battering steps to a French student.

The ladies and gents learned Paddy Hanafin's battering steps on opposite sides of the room.

Johnny O'Leary played for a set in the bar at the Larks Nest every afternoon.

Michael Boyle, a dancer from Quilty in his eighties, showed his battering steps for the Caledonian in Mick Mulkerrin's class.

Two ladies from Quilty, Bernie [?] and Eileen Wickham, showed how ladies dance the the Caledonian in West Clare in Mick Mulkerrin's class.

Joe O'Donovan answered questions about the history of set dancing following Michael Tubridy's lecture on James Keane.

Aidan Vaughan demonstrating battering steps on a table in his class.

Diana Jewitt

Fiddles from the Tulla band - Mark Donnellan is at the left and beside him is a fellow who inspired this piece of poetry -
He sways
When he plays,
Martin Hayes.

Diana Jewitt, poem by Tony Kearns

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