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<p style='background:#CCCCCC'><span class=apple-style-span><b><font size=3
color=red face=Verdana><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:red;font-weight:bold'>Slí an Cheoil</span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'> </span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><font color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-family:
Verdana;color:black'>presents<b><span style='font-weight:bold'> </span></b></span></font></span><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font color=red face=Verdana><span style='font-family:
Verdana;color:red;font-weight:bold'>A Christmas Ceilí</span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></span></p>

<p style='background:#CCCCCC'><span class=apple-style-span><b><font size=3
color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:black;font-weight:bold'>Performing Arts Centre, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on">Foundation</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Building</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>,
 <o:p></o:p></span></font></b></span></p>

<p style='background:#CCCCCC'><span class=apple-style-span><b><font size=3
color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:black;font-weight:bold'>Friday Dec 11<sup>th</sup>, 1.15 pm</span></font></b></span><b><font
size=7 color=black face="Palace Script MT"><span style='font-size:60.0pt;
font-family:"Palace Script MT";color:black;font-weight:bold'><br>
</span></font></b><font size=2 color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:
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</span></font><span class=apple-style-span><font size=2 color=black
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;color:black'>Music
students from Limerick&#8217;s </span></font></span><em><b><i><font size=2
color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:black;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal'>Crescent College</span></font></i></b></em><span
class=apple-converted-space><b><font color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font size=2 color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'>Comprehensive</span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=2 color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;color:black'> and </span></font></span><em><b><i><font
size=2 color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:black;font-weight:bold;font-style:normal'>Laurel Hill</span></font></i></b></em><span
class=apple-converted-space><b><font color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></span><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font size=2 color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'>Secondary
School</span></font></b></span><span class=apple-style-span><font size=2
color=black face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
color:black'>, along with their teachers Roisin Lavery and Orla Colgan, and
some of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Irish</st1:PlaceName>
 <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">World</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Academy</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>&#8217;s
finest traditional musicians, singers and dancers, come together with <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Slí an Cheoil: A Christmas Ceilí</span></i>.  <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Slí an Cheoil</span></i> is the culmination of a
twelve-week classroom-based project supported by The Teaching Council, and designed
to lead post-primary music teachers and students further into the tradition,
while at the same time </span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana'>aligning with the existing
curriculum priorities and practical realities of classroom teaching.<span
class=apple-style-span><font color=black><span style='color:black'>  </span></font></span></span></font><font
face=Verdana><span style='font-family:Verdana'> </span></font><span
class=apple-style-span><font size=2 color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;color:black'>Slí an Cheoil&#8217;s
aim is to create an environment where the post-primary music classroom can
connect with, and engage with the </span></font></span><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana'>wider social
practices of the Irish traditional music community.</span></font><span
class=apple-style-span><b><font color=black face=Verdana><span
style='font-family:Verdana;color:black;font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></span></p>

<p style='background:#CCCCCC'><span class=apple-style-span><font size=2
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 <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">World</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Academy</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>
research student, Thomas Johnston, has collaborated with each music teacher,
their music students, and the traditional artists involved over this time, to
bring you some of the fruits of this educational experience within the
tradition.<o:p></o:p></span></font></span></p>

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color=black face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:black;font-weight:bold'>All welcome<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></span></p>

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