Category Archives: Community

Cramming Time!

As many students will know, as the end of the year approaches, a bit of cramming is usually in order. Week, it’s the same in the Masamba camp over the next few weeks, we will have to go to school … Continue reading

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Just Rewards!

We’ve been putting in a few long days over the last week or so, but, as is right and proper, we are being rewarded for it!   Last week we started work in a new school, the Holy Family School … Continue reading

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The Month Ahead

June into July is always a time of change for us at Masamba. The schools work finishes up, and we come to rely more on gigs to keep us busy! As the month began, we had a great little gig … Continue reading

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Proud to be part of Pride

This year, Masamba members will again be bringing the samba beat to one of Ireland’s largest and most colourful street events – the Pride Parade 2017! After the St. Patrick’s Festival parade, Pride is probably now the 2nd biggest parade … Continue reading

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Back to School/New Beginnings!

We got back to the rehearsal space yesterday afternoon, tired but happy with a good week’s work behind us. This is the time of the year when a lot of our school work re-commences after the Summer break, and it … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Office

Today was one of those magic days that make being in MaSamba so worthwhile. This morning, I was up in Castleblayney for my third workshop with a groups of local children, in preparation for the Muckno Mania Festival Parade tomorrow … Continue reading

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Presidential Visit to MaSamba, March 11th 2015

As many of you will know, we recently re-located to a new rehearsal space on Bow Lane West, and it has created a lot of extra work for everyone in the band, but last week made it all worth it! … Continue reading

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Architects of Our Own Destiny

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last few weeks, but we have been extremely busy getting ready for the impending of the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President has kindly offered to open our new building … Continue reading

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Bow Lane West – Work In Progress

When we first moved into the new space at Bow Lane, the first reaction of most people was to remark how big it was. The second – how much work needed doing to make it functional and maybe even, comfortable! … Continue reading

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Samba’s Little Helpers!

This is always a fun time of year in the Masamba camp, with lots of Christmas -themed events on the agenda! This week alone, we have no less than 8 events, including workshops, rehearsals and shows, with a variety of … Continue reading

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