Culture Night 2018

21 Sep 2018

CULTURE NIGHT - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST 2018 Culture is catching with venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland as they open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Now in its thirteenth year, Culture Night returns on Friday, September 21st 2018. Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann ... More »
. . .

Bonn Óir Seán Ó Riada 2018 Fidil

23 Aug 2018

Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal Competition for Fiddle now open for entries Peadar Ó Riada is now accepting entries from fiddlers for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal 2018 competition. The winner will take home the medal, as well as prize money of €2500, with the final to be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta in February 2019. Entrants ... More »
. . .

Summer Seisiún 2018

8 Jun 2018

Seisiún an Chomhaltais 2018 Bliain na Gaeilge á Cheiliúradh Siamsaíocht Ghaelach Náisiúnta agus Ceol na nGael Oícheanta Ceoil, Amhránaíochta, Rince agus Scéalaíochta Faoi chlár Sheisiún Náisiúnta an Chomhaltais 2018, beidh siamsaíocht thraidisiúnta fhíor-Ghaelach ár gcultúir féin ar siúl an Samhradh seo i mbreis agus caoga ionad ar fud na hÉireann. Imeacht seanbhunaithe is ea an Seisiún – breis agus 35 ... More »
. . .

Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan Fundraising Meeting, Tuesday, February 20th at 8.30pm in Cois na hAbhna

14 Feb 2018

February 14th 2018 A Chara, July is fast approaching and with it, Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2018, which will be hosted in Ennis from July 15th to 23rd. A successfully run Fleadh needs expertise, time and finance. With this in mind a meeting will take place in Cois na hAbhna next Tuesday, February 20th at 8.30pm, where fundraising activities will ... More »
. . .

Teastas I dTeagasc Ceolta Tíre CCÉ's Teacher diploma Course 2018

2 Feb 2018

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann’s TTCT Teacher Training Course has over 800 graduates throughout Ireland and overseas. The course which has been in existence since 1980 has been specifically designed to equip teachers of Irish traditional music to teach more effectively in a wide variety of community settings. This residential course is highly subscribed and applications are received from candidates both nationally ... More »
. . .

Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal

24 Jan 2018

Cork musician, 13, youngest finalist for Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal A 13 year old Cork musician will have the honour of being the youngest musician to take to the stage in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Douglas on Friday 2 February in the final for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. Eimhear Flannery from Rockchapel will be the youngest ... More »
. . .

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Inis 2018 on RTE 1 January 19th 2018 at 7.30pm

8 Jan 2018

Fleadh Cheoil on RTÉ One – Series starting on Friday 19th January 2018 at 7.30pm Fleadh Cheoil is a series of six television programmes from the Ennis Fleadh Cheoil presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. The annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann returned to Ennis Co. Clare for the second year in a row. Ennis, for many the spiritual ... More »
. . .

Clare Youth Trad Orchestra

13 Dec 2017

Clare Youth Trad Orchestra Fundraising Concert Glór Sunday 17 December, 7pm, €15 Following its highly acclaimed debut at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in August, the Clare Youth Trad Orchestra makes its first appearance in glór. The 100-strong collective from across the county will perform original arrangements of some trad favourites, under the direction of founder Padraic O'Reilly. The orchestra will ... More »
. . .

Foras na Gaeilge 2018 Tour

10 Nov 2017

Foras na Gaeilge announces 2018 tour Foras na Gaeilge is pleased to announce a series of information nights to promote funded schemes available from the north/south Irish language body in 2018. The first one will take place at Aonach an Oireachtais at Oireachtas na Samhna in Killarney on 2 November and another will be held in the new Foras na ... More »
. . .

Macalla na hÉireann - 2017 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland Concert

14 Oct 2017

COMHALTAS TOUR OF IRELAND CONCERT - Starring Ireland’s Leading Traditional Musicians, Singers and Dancers Comes To Cois na hAbhna, Ennis, Co. Clare. Macalla na hÉireann, the 2017 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland will perform in Cois na hAbhna on Saturday 14th October at 8pm. This annual Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland brings together leading Irish traditional musicians, dancers and singers ... More »
. . .

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy for Labhrás

23 Sep 2017

AN AWARD FOR SERVICE The Ardstiúrthóir of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Labhrás Ó Murchú has been conferred with an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Dublin City University. This is in recognition of his lifelong service and achievements in the promotion of Irish culture and the promotion of Ireland’s interests at home and abroad. Previous recipients included Mary McAleese, Seamus ... More »
. . .

Culture Night 2017

4 Sep 2017

Culture Night 2017 will take place on Friday September 22nd from 6pm-11pm. Culture Night comprises hundreds of events across Ireland and overseas. From nation’s capital to county town, everyone’s getting involved! Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. So get involved! ... More »
. . .

Céilí House At Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2017

30 Aug 2017

On Saturday 19th August Kieran Hanrahan RTÉ presenter was back in his own town presenting Céilí House from the Gig Rig at Abbey Street Car Park in Ennis, and estimated 15,000 people turned out to see and hear Kieran weave a heart stopping and delightful programme, one of the many highlights of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2017 Céilí House More »
. . .

Legacy - Fleadh Cheoil Inis 2017

27 Jul 2017

Featuring The Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra of Ireland and special guests, through music, words, song and dance, "Legacy traces the roots of the tradition where generations of Irish men and women nurtured our music and song, language and stories to leave us with the vibrant, living legacy that is the Irish Traditional Arts today." For information updates on Legacy see ... More »
. . .

Comhaltas Seisiún

19 Jul 2017

Comhaltas Seisiún ar fut an Chláir, Luimingh, Tiobrad Árann agus na Gallimhe. One of the longest running Summer shows of its kind – now upwards on 35 years in existence– Seisiún attracts increasing visitors from overseas and nearer home with a show that captivates its audience and welcomes their participation. After the staged show of Irish music, song, dance and ... More »