- Jan 27,2019
Firstly congratulations to Donagh McElligott and Ciara Shannon for receiving their Kerry county council municipal award for their work and achievements with our 15-18 grúpaí cheoil 2018.
Well our 29th féile feabhra is happening next weekend and on Saturday 2nd Feb Ger Naughton of the Shandrum ceilíband will run workshops from 10.30 to 1pm for all instruments and ages including a bodhrán and drumming session, registration 10am. From 1.30-3pm Ranóg Ní Ghríofa Townsend will run a sean nós dancing workshop for all ages,cost of each is €10 or €15 for all. On Saturday night our annual féile concert will commence at 7pm featuring our ceolann teachers and pupils and on Sunday 3rd competitions in music for all instruments,english singing and comhrá gaeilge will commence at 12 noon for U 8’s and from 2pm for U10, U12 and 12-15. These competitions are open to anyone who has not previously been placed at any fleadh cheoil or ceol an gheimhridh. This event is again to bring home our dedication in our branch to maintaining and passing on our traditions of music, song, dance and or irish language. Our comhaltas branches are vital in our communities for keeping alive these traditions and our féile feabhra and other events showcases the amount of talent our young members have through hard work and dedication with our comhaltas teachers. We will welcome you all with a cupán tae and refreshments and a huge thanks to all our parents and volunteers in the branch.
For further information please contact our secretary Anne on 087 6979334 and for all comhaltas news its www.kerrycomhaltas.ie, kerryccé facebook page and tweet@kerrycomhaltas. Slán tamall.