Trad music in Swinford – the Thursday Comhaltas Sessions

Come along to listen, play or sing!

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Trad music is Swinford is well and truly alive. In fact, the town lives and breathes traditional music. 

Each year trad music in Swinford is celebrated in in events and festivals such as Siamsa Sráide Swinford, and Féile na Samhna. But trad music in Swinford is also celebrated around the town every week, as local musicians congregate to play and sing together in the local hostelries.

Every Thursday night, there is a Comhaltas session, and the good people at have compiled a list of upcoming trad music nights in Swinford over the coming few weeks.

Each week, the seisiún moves to a different venue, so why not pop in and check it out?

Upcoming Thursday Night Comhaltas Sessions in Swinford:

23rd February: Quinns Bar, Lower Main Street

2nd March: Horkans Bar, Main Street

9th March: Bolands, Bridge Street

16th March: Melletts Emporium, Market Street

23rd March: Sheepwalk Bar, Lower Main Street

30th March: Gateway Hotel, Main Street

6th April: Quinns Bar, Lower Main Street

13th April: Horkans Bar, Main Street

20th April: Bolands, Bridge Street

27th April: Melletts Emporium, Market Street. logo traditional music in Swinford

For more information on events in Swinford, be sure to visit the events page at, or follow them on Facebook or Twitter.

Also worth following for event news is Live in Swinford on Facebook and Twitter.


The below video from Michael Maye will give a flavour of what the Swinford trad scene has to offer!




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