Fleadh Entry Form
Cheques for fleadh entries are to be made
out to "Galway County Fleadh"
Official Fleadh Cheoil Competitions Numbers
01. Fidil - Fiddle
Galway CCE Officers 2019....PDF
It has been agreed generally that officers
will serve no more than 5 years maximum in their positions aiming to encourage
other members to assume positions for the benefit of county development.
All Branch AGMs should at this stage have been completed
and Affiliation Membership cheques forwarded to Sinead Salmon, Ramore,
Killimor, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.
Galway Fleadh Results 2018...download pdf
Galway County Fleadh Tuam
See the Tuam Comhaltas Facebook for
photos and video ftom the Fleadh....Click
Comhaltas musicians celebrating Saint Patrick's Day in Tuam
Galway Fleadh 2017
Look back on the Fleadh on the Portumna Facebook...Click
Two new sections have been added to the
menu above...Instruments for sale and local sessions.
Next video......Moycullen Junior Group
Next video....Belclare Comhaltas
Galway City sets sights on All-Ireland
Some Fleadh Winners 2016
2nd in All Ireland U15 trio. Rachael, Mary and Sarah. Lackagh Comhaltas
The results from the 2016 All Ireland Fleadh held in
The results from the 2016 Connacht Fleadh competition
All Ireland Champions 2016
Lackagh Comhaltas were crowned Plearacha na nOg All Ireland
Champions in Ennis on Sunday 24th April 2016 Well done to all the young
musicians, singers and dancers and their tutor Sharon Connell.
The Taibhdhearc produced a short video
of the 2016 Galway County Comhaltas concert YouTube
Loughrea Comhaltas have a nice video on their facebook featuring the very talented Roisin Rogers singing a great song at part of their Culture Night celebrations in the Dartfield Museum.
Session 27th January
Seisiún do na deagóirí i dtí Mháille i gCprr na Mónaare an Domhnach 27 Éanair. Session for teenagers in Tí Mháille in Corr na Móna. They wish to conduct the session through Irish & would appreciate & welcome all support
An Taibhdhearc Concerts February 2019
An Taibhdhearc, Galway has been booked for 3 Concerts,
Friday 8th February at 8pm, Saturday 9th February at 8pm and Sunday 10th February 2019 at 2.30pm.
Last year 18 groups took part, each having 20 minute slots approx.
Please inform the County Secretary,Tonya Ní Chuirrín ,by January 14th if you have a group (no matter how big/small) that would like to participate, all of our members are welcome.
Tonya Ní Chuirrín
County Fleadh 2019
We are currently accepting expressions of interest from branches who are interested in hosting the County Fleadh next May 2019. Please forward your expression of interest to the County Secretary,Tonya Ní Chuirrín, by January 12th.
Sean Keane will be in concert in the Meadow
Court Hotel in Loughrea on Thursday 27th December, it should be a great
night & tickets might make a superb Christmas gift! Tickets available
at the hotel.
Galway Traditional Orchestra
Please bring the information on the poster below to the attention of all our members; this could be a fantastic opportunity for our young members. Rehearsals start in January 2019
Full size poster...click
December 2018 Clifden Comhaltas
Clifden Comhaltas Christmas Concert 2018 takes place on Sunday 9th December at 3pm in the Station House Theatre. Over 60 performers of the very best of irish music song and dance. Tickets on the door on the day or reserve by calling 087 6837355
Clifden CCE Facebook...click
June 2018 Connacht Fleadh
May 2018 From the Archives
May 5 2018
Cogar, a Traditional Group from Maigh Cuilinn, joined by Balade Balade Bois from Sardiniain Italy, playing together at the Brogue Bar, Tuam......YouTube
Cogar and Balade Balade Bois join forces for this lively set...Youtube
Mike Clancy of Cogar singing Mo Ghile Mear joined by Balade BoisBois ...YouTube
April 2018 Galway Fleadh 2018 Launched
Session at the Rustic Vaults Tuam...Click
March 2018 St. Patrick's
June 2017 Connacht Fleadh 2017
Fleadh secretary Sabhbh Ni Fhatharta with Galway City Mayor Noel Larkin at the Connacht fleadh Launch in NUI Galway
Bartley Gavin addressing the Connacht Fleadh Launch ar
Comhaltas looking for Trad Musicians, Singers, Dancers
to perform along Claddagh Quay during this Festival.
The Road will be closed off from Traffic on evenings to allow Performances along the Roadway etc. Seating and platforms for Dancers will be provided.
Comhaltas Evening Thursday 25th May between 6.30 to 9.30pm. Friday Evening 6pm To 7pm Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Claddagh and Salthill Promenade
Sessions from Wednesday night to Sunday night and everyone Welcome at Taafes, Tigh Colies, Tigh Neachtains, Kings Head, Dew Drop inn, Jury's Hotel Roisin Dubh, Monroe's, Crane Bar, Massimos, Claddagh Cottage etc.
2017 Clifden Traditional Music Festival
Press Release....Click for pdf
Seosamh o Fatharta and his band
with a traditional Sardinian Band are playing 4 nights
Thursday 9th in Ciaran Cannons, Carrabane at 9pm
Friday 10th. An teach Cheoil,Corofin Co. Clare at 9pm
Saturday 11th in An Taibhdhearc at 8pm
Sunday 11th in St. Nicholas Church, Galway at 3pm.
Returning after great success Clifden Comhaltas Branch present “Celebrity Sean Nós 2017”.
16 Local Connemara “Celebrities” from a variety of groups and organisations have been selected and are going to learn how to sean nós dance in the coming weeks. They will perform on the night and audience voting will take place for each celebrity and the person with the most votes win!
Admission is only 5 euros and it's 1 euro a vote on the night. All funds raised will go towards Clifden Comhaltas events for 2017.
The Contestants are: Kathleen Aspell Mortimer – Cluid Housing Graham Roberts – Connemara Youth Rugby Rosie Mannion – Rosie’s Hair Salon Dominic Lynch – Connemara Golf Club Niall Staunton & Cian Laffey – Mannions Bar Ann Reilly – Slimming World Bridget Munnelly Woods & Diana Conroy – Connemara Gaels Ladies Football Susan O’Leary – West Coast United Neil Gallery – Clifden Fire Service Cathriona Canavan – Singer Jack Keaney & Whitney Rufai – Clifden Community School Damien Ryan – Lowrys Bar Lisa King – Connemara Chamber of Commerce
There will be lots of young sean nos dancers also performing on the night and local groups of young and older musicians will also entertain. So mark your diaries,
Saturday 11th March 2017 at 9pm. For more info contact 086 401534
Galway Fleadh, Portumna, May 19,20,21 2017
Connacht Fleadh, NUI Galway, July 7,8,9 2017All Ireland Fleadh Ennis, 13-20 August 2017
Concert for Galwaay Fleadh 2017
To coincide with the official launch of the Galway County Fleadh a major concert is being organised by Galway County Comhaltas in conjunction with South-East Galway Comhaltas. It will consist of prizewinner from previous Galway, Connacht and All Ieland Fleadhanna with special guests. The concert will take place in Portumna on St. Patrick's weekend
. Details to follow on the Portumna Facebook...Click
More Pics from the Galway Fleadh May 2016
Sharon Connell presenting the new Kathleen Connell u15 Button Accordion Shield to James Ruddy from Clifden Comhaltas.
All Ireland Fleadh Results 2015....Click