Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2016

The 44th Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland. Saturday 2nd July to Sunday 10th July, 2016.

Sráid na Cathrach, Co. an Chláir  2ú Iúil - 10ú Iúil

Welcome to the official website of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy, The Willie Clancy Summer School, a major traditional Irish music, song and dance event held annually in Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland. The 44th Summer School will take place between Saturday July 2nd and Sunday July 10th 2016 with instrument and dance classes, lectures, workshops, recitals and céilithe all through the week.


A review of the 2015 Summer School can be read



Details about classes, fees, venues, enrolment, accommodation and transport can be found by clicking on the Information button above.

The News page has information about book launches, Breton dance workshops, the NPU Reels & Wheels Challenge and Clare FM scholarships.

Details of approved Summer School Courses for primary school teachers can be found here.

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin is a Family Scholarship in honour of Muiris Ó Rócháin, one of the founders of the Summer School and its director for many years who  passed away in 2011.

More details are available


Organising Committee

Harry Hughes (Administrator)

 tel. 065 708 4281 or 086 877 3747

Eamon McGivney

tel. 065 708 7417 or 087 950 0006

Séamus Ó Rócháin

tel. 087 926 4256

and the co-ordinators of classes/workshops and venue managers.




The Willie Clancy Summer School is an Irish registered charity.


Go to the Galleries Pages to see more images from the past four decades of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy.

© Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2016   Website: Tony Kearns