It's Over,
and It Was Grand!

What an amazing time we had. A little rain at the start could not dampen the spirit of our music community. Thanks to our students, instructors, booth vendors, volunteers and staff for making our event memorable! Let's gather in Ocotber of 2019 for another one!

Go Raibh Mile Maith Agat!


So mark your clendars!

October 17-20, 2019
Hoblitzelle Camp & Conference Center
8060 Singleton Rd, Midlothian, TX 76065

We celebrated our 15th year, and it was everything we hoped it would be. Our instructors included Annmarie Acosta - piano accordion; Yvonne Casey - intermediate fiddle; Kathleen Conneely – whistle; Séamus Connolly, lectures and fiddle masterclass; Brian Conway - advanced fiddle; Máirtín de Cógáin - set dancing; Niamh Fahy - fiddle fundamentals; Marla Fibish – mandolin; Rob Forkner – bodhran; Aislinn Gagliardi – harp; Aoife Granville – flute; Cathal Hayden - tenor banjo; Rick Holt - bodhran fundamentals; Éilís Kennedy – singing; Nolan Ladewski - whistle/flute fundamentals; Brian Miller - bouzouki; Niamh Ní Charra - intermediate fiddle; Liam O'Connor - intermediate fiddle; Máirtín O'Connor - button accordion; Seamie O'Dowd – guitar; Jerry O'Sullivan - uilleann pipes; Pete Strickler - mandolin/banjo fundamentals, and Jack Talty, Anglo concertina.

Here was our 2018 Flyer/Poster. Click on it for a downloadable PDF.

O'Flaherty Retreat Flyer

If you didn't make the retreat or you want
to see/hear the instructor concerts again,

Join our Facebook Group at
O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat


Special Thanks to our 2018 Donors!

2018 Major Sponsors
Trinity Hall Pub & Restaurant
Southwest Celtic Music Association
Mark Kenneth

2018 Key Sponsors
Fiddler's Green Music Shop

Catherine Koehler
Therese Honey & Larry Mallette
Susan & Robert Canterbury
Mike Martin

2018 Retreat Partners
Bob Moore
Susie Nagel
Brian Shaw
Jim Langley
Jill Shipman
Ann Delahanty
Herb Taylor
Jay Sewell
Linda Rae
Tom McArdle
Lisa & Paul Dryer
John Murphy
Cherokee Delahyde
Michael Schur
Erica Braverman
Michael Hennen
Ron Foster
Gail Thames