Friday, January 29, 2010

Achill school to take part in world record attempt

A world record attempt by Scoil Acla, the longest-established summer school in Ireland, will take place on Achill's 5km-long Keel Strand on July 31 as part of Scoil Acla's 1910 to 2010 centenary celebrations, bringing together the most tin whistle players ever in one place to play the same tune.

Scoil Acla pupils, past pupils, local people, and visitors alike will take part in the Guinness Book of World Records’ tin whistle attempt. To be involved, you will have to learn ‘Fáinne Geal an Lae’. See a filmed tutorial on For further information, contact Scoil Acla at 098 47353.