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We’re Hiring!

Music Tutor Required Masamba Samba School is a busy music collective based in the historic Liberties area of Dublin. We are seeking applications for the post of Music Tutor, a position funded through the Community Services Programme of the Department … Continue reading

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Extension of Funding under Community Services Programme

We were delighted to learn that our Business Plan has been approved, and that our funding under the Community Services Programme has been extended for another 3 years, bringing us up to the end of 2019. The Community Services Fund … Continue reading

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Community Capers

Several months back, we were approached to get involved in an exciting new Hallowe’en celebration for the North East Inner City of Dublin. This area often gets negative publicity, and while it is not without its problems, the area is … Continue reading

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Back to School

Every year, at this time, we begin to get back to our schools and youth club work in earnest. There is always a couple of weeks when everyone is getting settled, and then BOOM! – it all kicks off. It’s … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Apologies for the lack of posts on this page in recent months. It may have appeared that noting was going on, but in fact, we have been so busy, that there has been no time to sit down and think … Continue reading

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CM Conference Munich 2015 – Initial Impressions

Back in June, we received an invitation to get involved in a Community Music conference in Munich. This sounded very exciting, as usually discussions around community music either happen on a very small scale, or on the margins of bigger … Continue reading

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Transition Zone

It has been a year of transitions for MaSamba, with our building move, all the refurbishment work, and a parallel process re-visiting things such as the website, and bringing them up to speed. Right now, we are going through another … Continue reading

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MaSamba to receive funding under the Arts Council/Music Network Music Capital Scheme

It has been an exciting time in Masamba over the last few weeks, with the move to the new building and the beginning of a new year. Now we can report that there is more good news ahead. Masamba has … Continue reading

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The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins to Officially Open MaSamba Rehearsal Space

We were delighted to learn last week that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins will be visiting us in early March. The President is already MaSamba’s Patron, which has made us feel proud and honoured. When we tell other … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead

We have been quiet on the blog front of late, mainly because there has been no time to sit down at a computer and write – things are hectic here at the moment! As we head into the Winter, the … Continue reading

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