Traditional Singing Session – Farewell to Zoom (Slán le Zoom)

Saturday 16th Oct 2021
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After more than a year of Zoom sessions, the Séamus Ennis Arts Centre brings its monthly Zoom session programming to and end (for now).

To mark the occasion, the SEAC has invited some of its most loyal attendees to make up the guest portion of the evening, including Linn Phipps (Scotland), Gavin Byrne (Wexford), Alberta Lathan (USA) and more.”

We hope you can join us for this session, we are fondly calling Farewell to Zoom (Slán le Zoom)


Our host is Macdara Yeates, a traditional singer, composer and producer from Dublin. Macdara has toured internationally both as a solo artist and with folk ensemble Skipper’s Alley, collaborated with award-winning theatre companies THEATREclub and Mouth on Fire, and produced work in association with Aiken Promotions, The St. Patrick’s Festival, The Dublin Port Company and more. Macdara is a founding member of The Night Before Larry Got Stretched, a collective of traditional singers running regular events, with a particular emphasis on the dissemination of traditional song among young people.

For those wishing to simply view the session, the live stream will be streamed on our YouTube Channel and our Facebook Page. You don’t need to book a ticket.

For those wishing to sing and take part, please book your free ticket at the Book Tickets link  and we will forward you the Zoom link you’ll need to participate in the session.  Please do not delete this email and do not share the link with others. You will need either a mobile phone with a camera or a computer with a webcam and a Zoom account. Please visit to set up and download the relevant software.

If you have any queries, please contact us at
In the meantime, stock up on your beverage of choice, dust off your songbook and we will see you then!

*English is the spoken language for these sessions, with some Irish from time to time.
Songs can be sung in Irish or English.
Báin súp as!