Clann Mhór


Free Admission, no Fees. However Clann Mhór would appreciate any donations to help further our research. A donation of $10 or more will include a tasting of 9 fine wines or a glass of red or white Durant from the cellars of the Pollak Vineyards, our gracious hosts.

Please join us for an afternoon of Irish music, fun, and enlightenment! We will have several groups on stage, including, but not limited to -

Mother’s Shillelagh - Three piece band that plays traditional Irish Music - A talented group that plays from a significant repertoire of Irish tunes and songs, they hail from the Shenandoah Valley. -

Mary Smith - Singer of traditional ballads -  Mary comes from a family steeped in the tradition of folk music and ballads. She plays in Central Virginia at pubs, coffee houses and Celtic/folk festivals, and is from Richmond, VA. -

Patrick O’Flaherty - Traditional Irish Music - Patrick was raised in Galway on the West Coast of Ireland and is located in Lewisburg, WV -

Eve Watters - Celtic Harp and more - "When Eve Watters plays the harp, the willows weep.When she sings, the fishes dance. And when she tells stories, people beg for more."  MidAtlantic Storytellers Conference -

Joe Basconi on fiddle, and Kevin Donleavy on bodhrán, will play some reels and do a song about the Irish railroad workers.

Jude Christian, who has a fine traditional voice, will perform some powerful Irish songs.

Savannah Olshove, Virginia National History Day competitor, will do a ten minute historical performance on the life of Michael Collins. It will show Ireland's reaction to harsh British rule over Ireland which started one of the most important revolutions in Irish history which led to the reformation of Ireland