The 2019 Dublin Irish Festival Academy is thrilled to host musicians from the bands SLIDE and DOOLIN offering classes in fiddle, tin whistle, banjo, and bodhran. The music class line-up includes Dave Curley on banjo, Daire Bracken on fiddle, Éamonn de Barr on the tin whistle from SLIDE and Josselin Fournel on bodhran from DOOLIN. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your instrument! Instruments will not be provided.
IRISH DANCE and IRISH LANGUAGE
If you don't play an instrument, the Academy also features: Joe Seletski teaching Irish Dance and Mick Broderick, a musician from the Irish band, SLIDE, teaching the Irish language.
TRACE YOUR ROOTS
Our Genealogy class line-up is impressive with four different ways to learn about your heritage. Experienced genealogy specialists Kelli Bergheimer, Dwight Radford and Russ Pollitt will lead classes in Understanding DNA and Genealogy, Irish Research on the Internet, Scot-Irish Research and Research Locally in Ohio. While it is not required, feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone to check out the Internet resources discussed in class. Wifi will be available.
Join us in learning and celebrating all things Irish. Whether you have a wee bit of experience or no experience at all - it will be a fun and educational experience.
Class sizes are limited to provide quality experiences for attendees so sign up NOW! Early Bird registration discounts are available through June 1, 2019. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for attendee cancellations or no-shows.
All Classes will be held at the Dublin Embassy Suites which is conveniently located at 5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Enter through the Hotel's main entrance and we will see you there! For questions, please email DublinIrishCelebration@gmail.com.
Classes with less than five registered attendees are subject to cancellation and refunds will be issued.