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Our culture has an abundance of music and poetry. A local poet called Riocard Bairead is renowned throughout the whole country for the poetry he wrote in the 17th century.
In our class we like many types of music; modern, traditional, folk, country and western. We also learn to play traditional music on the tin whistle and to do Irish dancing.

Irish dancing Irish dancing We learn Irish dancing at school.
Traditional music is part of our culture and we are lucky to have one of the best tin-whistle players in Ireland, Angela Deane, as our teacher.
Riocard Bairead was a local poet who lived here in the 17th century. Sample some of his work here.
bog Many poets in the past and in more recent times have been inspired by the beauty of our region. Read a sample here.
Astrid Ni Mhongain Amhránaíocht ar an sean nós or traditional solo singing has become an art form for one of our past pupils Astrid Ní Mhongáin.

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