The 3rd Annual North Atlantic Tionól will be held from June 9-11, 2017.
The North Atlantic Tionól is a weekend series of workshops and concerts presented by masters of the uilleann pipes, fiddle, guitar, set dancing, and bodhran from Canada, the U.S., Ireland, and the U.K.

Location: Brackley Beach North Winds Inn & Suites


June 9, Friday Evening Concert
Featuring Steafan and Saskia
and the Clan Hannigan
7:00pm - 9:00pm
$20/Adult $15/Students
Children under 12 free
Open session to follow.

June 10, Saturday Evening Concert & Ceili
Instructors Concert
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ceili dance led by Jackie O'Riley
8:45pm - 10:00pm
$20/Adult $15/Students
Children under 12 free
Open session to follow.

June 11, Sunday Evening Pipers Chair
7:00 pm - 9:00pm
Free Admission
Open session to follow.

To purchase in advance contact Ben Reid 978-895-6148
or purchase at the door.


James Carty - Fiddle

Saskia Tomkins - Fiddle

Oisin Hannigan - Bodhran

Steafan Hannigan - Guitar Accompaniment

Joey Abarta - Uilleann Pipes

Mark Redmond - Uilleann Pipes

Jackie O'Riley - Set Dancing and Sean-nós dancing

Torrin Ryan - Tin Whistle

Workshops & Classes

February 1 - April 1
Early Registration for the weekend is $220 CAD.
Classes take place on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11.
James Carty

Saskia Tomkins - Bowing Technique

Steafan Hannigan - Old Instruments in a New Tradition: Bouzouki & Cittern Accompaniment 

Oisín Hannigan

Mark Redmond - The Music of Wexford: Early 19th Century Compositions

Joey Abarta

Jackie O'Riley - Sean-Nós 

Set Dancing Information
If you are interested in learning and partaking in the Set Dancing classes with Jackie O'Riley, do NOT submit a registration form for the North Atlantic Tionol. Contact Fred Horne at in order to register for Set Dancing classes. Admission to the Saturday concert/ceili will be free for all set dancers. The Friday concert and Sunday Piper’s Chair will be normal admission.
Beginner Whistle Information
Torrin Ryan
 will be teaching two beginner whistle classes on Saturday and one on Sunday. Cost for one 1-hour class is $20. There is no need to submit a registration form for the whistle class; however, please do contact us in advance to reserve a spot. Feel free to make use of our Paypal payment method on the registration page or Cash or Credit on-site.
Don't play these instruments or any instrument but want to sit in on a class or workshop to observe and listen? Feel free to contact us to ask about our Observer fees