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The Michael Coleman Irish Music Centre features an exhibition and music archive built around the story of Michael Coleman, the legendary fiddle player from South Sligo.The centre has a Traditional Irish Music School, Theatre, a Visitors Centre and...more
Brought a group of 48 persons from 27 countries here recently. Fantastic music and dancing provided by friendly talanted performers. Extremely high standard of music and dance. Finding accommodation for all was a challenge but well worth the effort to have such a wonderful experience
We visited the center with a group and had a one hour lesson to play the Bodhràn drum and learned about the traditional music of Sligo. It was very inspiring and fun! Our teacher also played for us the bones; he is a world champion!!...More
This museum is dedicated to the memory of Michael Coleman, whose influence on the popularity of traditional Irish music was seminal. There's an informative video and an engaging interactive display, both of which cover the basics of traditional Irish musical instruments and dance. The staff...More
Date of experience: May 2017
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ColemanMusicCentre, Public Relations Manager at Coleman Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017
Many thanks for your lovely comments we are delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to the Coleman Music Centre. Hope to see you again if you are ever visiting South Sligo.
What a wonderful traditional Irish performance. We arrived at about 8.40pm for the 9.00pm show, we paid and went through to be seated. Our party consisted of 2 adults 2 pensioners (80+) and an 8yr boy. The seating is much like arena seating, albeit a...More
Date of experience: August 2016
ColemanMusicCentre1, Public Relations Manager at Coleman Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017
Thank you for your lovely review on the Coleman Music Centre, we were delighted you enjoyed our show we look forward to welcoming you here again.
What a evening!!
We went across to Gorteen from Sligo to hear some traditional music at The Coleman Music Centre.
On the evening we chose there was a junior music seisiún going on and it was a real treat. All the instruments you would expect...More
Date of experience: August 2015
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ColemanMusicCentre1, Public Relations Manager at Coleman Music Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2015
Thank you for your kind message, we are delighted you enjoyed our junior music seisiún here in the Coleman Centre, we hope to see you again.
We called in here as we are music fans. The staff were very welcoming and the 10 minute video was interesting as was the exhibition upstairs. They even made us a coffee at the end. There is a good selection of CDs to choose from...More
This is not just a great museum of the history of Irish Music, it is a working archive that has collected years worth of information. The exhibits are limited, but chocked full of information and the curators are a pleasure to talk with. I had...More