Upcoming Events

Padraig Sweeney School of Traditional Music : Traditional Music Classes

Wed 13 September - Wed 27 December, 10:13am

Traditional Music Classes in The Dock

Traditional Music Classes in The Dock are one of our most popular events and take place on Wednesdays from 4pm-6.30pm. The classes are for those aged 7 to 17 years.


Pádraig Sweeney is one of the best known Traditional Irish Musicians in this area and farther afield. He has built his classes up to 350 pupils per week. He attends 10 Primary Schools in Leitrim and Roscommon and also has 4 Community Centres as well as 4 House Classes’. Pádraig is a committee member and tutor at “The Joe Mooney Summer School” in Drumshanbo, as well as a tutor at The O’Carolan Summer School in Keadue.
Pádraig is both an accomplished and relaxed tutor and takes his classes very seriously. His aim is to get his pupils to a very high standard. He works annually with young people doing traditional music for both the Junior
and Leaving Certificate practical examinations. From his classes’ he formed the group “Ceolteoirí Lough Allen” which consists of musicians, singers & dancers who perform at numerous functions.