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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Summer Seisiún

20 Jun 2017

Summer Seisiún 28th June - 11th August Seisiúin traditional music shows are held annually in Cois na hAbhna during the Summer months on Wednesday and Friday nights, and offer locals and visitors alike authentic traditional entertainment in a traditional setting. The show, which starts at 8.30pm, is structured into formal and informal parts. The formal part allows the audience to ... More »
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Teastas i dTeagasc Ceolta Tíre

4 Mar 2017

Teastas i dTeagasc Ceolta Tíre 29 October / 4 November at Cultúrlann na hÉireann Course Descriptor &Application Forms available from all CCE Branches & www.comhaltas.ie /education E-mail: eolas@comhaltas.ie Closing date for applications: 6 June Auditions and Interviews: Cultúrlann na hEireann 24 June The 2O17 TTCT Course, under the Directorship of Martin Power, takes place from 29 October to 4 November ... More »
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Sean Nós Dancing

1 Mar 2017

Sean Nós Dance Classes will resume next Tuesday 7th March. Full details from Robert Kelly 087 1343745. More »
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Fleadh Cheoil - RTÉ One – series starting on Fri 27th Jan at 7.30pm

26 Jan 2017

Fleadh Cheoil is a series of six half hour television programmes from the very successful Ennis Fleadh Cheoil, presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. Surprisingly Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann has only been held in Ennis twice before in 1956 and 1977 and the strength of traditional music in Co. Clare is well reflected in the series. The programmes ... More »
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Sean Nós Dance Classes

10 Jan 2017

Sean Nós Dance Classes will resume on Tuesday 10th January from 6.30 after the Christmas break. More »
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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Inis 2016 DVD

21 Dec 2016

This 3 hour and 40 min. DVD includes many of the highlights of the impromptu sessions, Scoil Éigse concert, competitions, and features many newly crowned All-Ireland champions and runners-up in Solo Instruments, Duets, Trios, Céilí Bands, Set and Figure Dancing, Grúpaí Cheoil, etc. DVDs of previous Fleadhanna are also available. See our weekly Comhaltas Live traditional music programmes at Comhaltas ... More »
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All Ireland Prizewinner's DVD

26 Sep 2016

The 2016 All Ireland Prizewinner's Concert DVD is now on sale, on-line or at the office. €10.00 each. More »
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Set Dancing Classes for Adult Improvers

20 Sep 2016

Set Dancing Classes for Adult Improver's with Mike Mahony will resume on Wednesday 21st September at 8.45. More »
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Traditional Singing Class

8 Sep 2016

Aoife Ní Chathasaigh is a traditional sean-nós singer from Shannon, Co. Clare. She will be giving traditional singing classes in both English and as Gaeilge (Amhránaíocht ar an sean-nós) on Wednesday evenings from 7 in Cois na hAbhna. Aoife will teach one-to-one, or a group class. Aoife recently graduated from the University of Limerick with a BA Joint Honours Degree ... More »