> Greetings, listees --
> The Rince Ceol Amhran Committee of the Irish Arts Center is
> attempting to restructure their end of term workshop party for a variety of
> reasons so that it bears more resemblance to an Irish house party than a
> recital of tunes and dances learned in classes. Since our experience is
> somewhat limited, we're looking for either personal descriptions of such
> parties or descriptions in literature. Can anyone help?
> Thanks. Mardi Tuminaro, Music Cordinator, RCA of IAC
If memory serves correctly, you should be able to find a good description in
Henry Glassie's book, PASSING THE TIME IN BALLYMENONE. To be sure the book
itself is more than a description of a house party (ceili), but that
information can be found therein.
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