Gradam Ceoil TG4 Awards 2019

8 Feb 2019

Show-stopping line-up announced for Gradam Ceoil 2019 ~ Excitement builds as ‘Oscars of traditional music’ releases line-up for 2019 show in Belfast ~ A world-class line-up of top trad talent has been announced for Gradam Ceoil TG4 2019. Known as ‘the Oscars of traditional music’, the live concert and awards show, which returns to Belfast for the second year, will ... More »
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Céilí House Sat, 2nd at 9pm - 2019 Echoes of Erin, Tour of Britain

1 Feb 2019

RTÉ Radio 1 Céili House will be broadcasting live this Saturday Night (2nd February) from Cultúrlann na hÉireann featuring artists from the 2019 CCÉ Echoes of Erin, Tour of Britain group. Tune into RTÉ Radio 1 at 9.02pm or listen online at More Info and listen live at: More »
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2018 Comhaltas National Draw Results

10 Dec 2018

2018 Comhaltas National Draw; Supporting the Living Tradition Torthaí: Crannchur Náisiúnta an Chomhaltais 2018 Comhaltas National Draw Results 1ú/ 1st Prize: €5,000 Ticéad/Ticket No. 9726 Díoltóir/Seller: CCÉ Eochaille, Co. Cork Buaiteoir/Winner: Karen Scott, 2ú Duais/2nd Prize: €500 Ticéad/ Ticket No. 13646 Díoltóir/Seller: SLIA- St. Louis Irish Arts, CCÉ North America. Buaiteoir/Winner: Tila Smith 3ú Duais/3rd Prize: €250 Ticéad/ Ticket No. ... More »
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Inis Cathaigh CCÉ Christmas Céilí

23 Nov 2018

Inis Cathaigh CCÉ are to host a Christmas Céilí at the Teach Ceoil in Kilrush on Friday, December 14th from 9.30pm - 12.30am. Music will be provided by Mark Donnellan, Charlie Harris and Jim Corry. Refreshments served. Admission €10 More »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »