We're days away!

It won't be long now. We are as ready as we can be, and we are excited! It will be wonderful to see you all as we gather in Midlothian, Texas to celebrate Irish music through three days of learning, performing and dancing. There still time to sign up. Online enrollment ends Saturday, Oct. 14th but contact us if you really want to register after that. Safe travels and get yourselves ready for a great time at O'Flaherty's!


14th annual
O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat

The event will be held
October 20-22, 2017

Hoblitzelle Camp & Conference Center
8060 Singleton Rd, Midlothian, TX 76065

For a map and directions, go to DIRECTIONS.

GPS Coordinates -- 32°23'45.3"N 97°00'28.9"W

If you can't make the retreat this year, you can still listen to the instructor concerts LIVE. Go to CONCERTS!

For our 2017 retreat, we have a spectacular teaching lineup, including:

Bodhran (Fundamentals) –  Cara Wildman; Bodhran (Intermediate & Advanced) – Albert Alfonso; Bouzouki – Alan Murray; Button Accordion – Billy McComiskey; Concertina (Fundamentals) – Brian Ó hAirt; Concertina – Tony O’Connell; Dancing – Maldon Meehan; Fiddle (Fundamentals) – Devin Shepherd; Fiddle (Intermediate) – Randal Bays; Fiddle (Intermediate) – Liz Carroll; Fiddle (Intermediate) – Brid Harper; Fiddle (Advanced) – James Kelly; Flute (Intermediate & Advanced) – Steph Geremia; Guitar – Daithi Sproule; Harp – Marta Cook; Mandolin/Banjo (Fundamentals) – John Liestman; Mandolin (Intermediate & Advanced) – Mary Coogan; Singing (All Levels) -- Brendan Nolan; Tenor Banjo (Intermediate & Advanced) – Pauline Conneely; Uilleann Pipes – Mickey Dunne; Whistle/Flute (Fundamentals) – Jonathan Milton; Whistle (Intermediate & Advanced) – Shannon Heaton

Here is our 2017 flyer. Click on it to enlarge!

O'Flaherty Retreat Flyer

Our Official Retreat Hotel for 2017

Courtyard by Marriott Midlothian Conference Center
3 Community Circle Drive
Midlothian, Texas 76065
Hotel Phone: (469) 672-8760
Go to details HERE.


Special Thanks to our 2017 Donors!

2017 Major Sponsors
Mark Kenneth
Trinity Hall Pub & Restaurant
Fiddler's Green Music Shop

Mike Martin
Therese Honey and Larry Mallette
Phil Wirth
Van Sederburg
Bob Moore

2017 Retreat Partners
Susie Nagel
Jean Williams
Catherine Koehler
Shulamith Barbe
Elizabeth Denker
Chrystin Pleasants
Tom McArdle
Jim Langley
Things Celtic
John McGuire
Michelle Feldman
Rebekah Passmore