CCE Contae an Chláir
The County Board is representative of all the branches in the county and works closely with all branches, Provincial Councils and Ard Oifig in the organisation of Fleadheanna and other events.
Clare is fortunate to have such a wide variety of festivals. Many of these are organised by the local CCÉ Branches in the county.
Other annual events organised by CCE Co. an Chláir include Prizewinners Concert, Ceol an Gheimhridh, Plearacha, Scoraíocht and Scoil Fonn agus Amhrán.
The prizewinners concert takesplace on Saturday next Aug 27th
at 7.30p.m. at Cois na hAbhna.
Munster/Connaught Dancing Adjudicators Seminar
SUNDAY, 2 October 2016
Ennis, Co. Clare
Comhairle na Mumhan invites all existing dancing adjudicators and any potential new dancing adjudicators (over 18 yrs.) to attend the Provincial Adjudication Conference on Sunday, October 2nd 2016 in Cois na hAbhna, Ennis.
As you are aware it is vital that we will have an adequate supply of dancing adjudicators for Fleadhanna etc.
Among the aspects of adjudication covered at the seminar will be:
General Principles of Adjudication
The role of the adjudicator
Practical Adjudication Sessions, etc.
To register, please return application form to Assunta Uí Chathasaigh. You can also register online at www.munstercomhaltas.ie
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2016 comes to Town!
Pictured at An Culturlann, Dublin celebrating Ennis selection to host Fleadh Cheol na hEireann in 2016 were members of the Abbey Branch of Comhaltas ( l to r) Pat Liddy, Frank Whelan and Rory Casey.
Micheal O Riabhaigh, Chairman of the Working Group making his acceptance speech as the members of the Ard Chomhairle of Comhaltas look on following the announcement of Ennis successful bid to host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in 2016
The Clare contingent outside the headquarters of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann in Monkstown Dublin on Saturday last for the Ard Chomhairle vote on the 2016 All Ireland Fleadh were (l to r) Rory Casey, Abbey Branch of Comhaltas, Gerard Dollard, Director of Service Clare County Council; Tom Coughlan, Chief Executive Clare County Council, Cathaoirleach, Cllr. John Crowe, Frank Whelan, Micheal O Riabhaigh and Joe Arkins all of the Abbey Branch of Comhaltas.
CCE Co. an Chláir, Cois na hAbhna, Gort Road, Ennis
Tradtime Comhaltas Schools Outreach
Tradtime Comhaltas Schools Outreach is an initiative which promotes the teaching and understanding of traditional Irish music, song & dance in primary schools around Ireland. The scheme provides high quality, affordable traditional music, song & dance classes for Primary schools nationwide, during school time.
visit our website and read all about this initiative
Gig Rig at Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan
The Listowel Munster Fleadh Cheoil 2016 Organising Committee are looking for any group who woould be interested in performing on the Gig Rig during the Fleadh weekend.
If your group would be interested in performing on the Gig Rig, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 087 2071371 after 6pm
Branch and County Units are reminded of the Fleadh subs of €75 per branch and €150 per County Board. The Listowel committee are taking on the organising of the FLeadh on behalf of all the branches in Munster and we are asking all branches to give them their support and backing, both financially and otherwise. Branches should send the Fleadh Subs to their County Secretary who will forward them on to Listowel.
Gradam an Chomhaltais
Gradam an Chomhaltais will be presented to the family of Fergus McTeggart to acknowledge the contribution of Fergus to the teaching and promotion of traditional music at home and abroad. The Shannon branch will host the award at a session in the GAA club in Shannon on Wednesday 4th May at 9pm.
All are invited.
EUROPEAN CITIZEN’S AWARD FOR COMHALTAS