In this purpose built facility, there are interactive touch screens, listening posts, display boards, and an informative audio-visual presentation. This audio-visual sets the tone for the whole project, showing and illustrating a history of traditional Irish music and musical instruments. In this distinctive exhibition area, you will find areas devoted to the music and musical styles of Sligo, Mayo, Roscommon, Leitrim, Fermanagh and the USA. This is a wide but fascinating spectrum laid out with displays and touch screens. Throughout the exhibition you will learn about the style and structure of Irish music. You will see and learn about the instruments used in traditional Irish music. There is a touch screen dedicated to sean nós singing, where you will hear some of the masters sing the most beautiful unaccompanied songs in English and as Gaeilge. There are touch screens dealing with dancing and dancing instruction where the visititor can test their skills!

Opening Times

Opening times are from 10.00am to 5.00pm

Monday to Saturday

  • Admission €5

  • Family €10

  • Group rates available also by appointment

  • Ample parking facilities

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