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 43rd Summer School t00k place between Saturday July 4th and Sunday July 12th 2015 with instrument and dance classes, lectures, workshops, recitals and céilithe all through the week.

Information about the programme of events for the 44th Summer School this July will be posted soon.


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.

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


The News page has information about special dance and wire strung harp workshops, scholarships and the NPU Reels and Wheels Challenge.

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


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