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COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN

Welcome to County Clare's Site of
Irish Traditional Entertainment

Cois na hAbhna in Ennis

Cois na hAbhna is the headquarters of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (C.C.E.) in County Clare. An Irish cultural centre, it is situated on the Galway Road in Ennis. Built in the heartland of Irish traditional music it fosters and promotes all that is best in our traditional cultural heritage. 

The Traditional Music Archive at Cois na hAbhna has its own site

KIlfenora Ceili Band. Here, their first live album brings the atmosphere and excitement of the céilí to a new generation of dancers and listeners both near and far.

 Dancing Classes

Class

Schedule

Contact

Set Dancing

Monday, 8.00pm

Michael Mahony  065 6824276

     

Music Classes

Instrument

Schedule

Contact

Button Accordeon

Monday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conor Keane, 065 6824276

Fiddle

Saturday, 12.00 noon

Vincent McMahon   065 6824276

Concertina

Tuesday,

Tim Collins 065 6824276

 Banjo

Thursday,

Marcus Moloney  0656824276

Harp

 

Gerard Coughlan  0656824276

CCE Branches Throughout Co. Clare

ABBEY BRANCH, ENNIS
CHEOIL SA CHISTIN
Music session in the Teach Cheoil at Cois na hAbhna each Tuesday night 8pm-10, everybody welcome. Contact Brian Prior 01 2800295. Frank Whelan 086 8260300 or ceoltrad @ eircom.net.

CLARECASTLE BRANCH
Clarecastle Cross Roads Dancing Festival 20th to the 24th July 2005. Contact Teresa O'Brien, 087 283 5445, Imelda Lyons, Secretary

CLOUGHLEIGH BRANCH
Set dancing classes every Monday night at 9pm October-April at Woodstock Golf Clubhouse, Ennis. Contact Liam Jones at 065 6828697

COROFIN BRANCH
Summer entertainment June-August every Thursday night 9 pm - 12 midnight. Contact Mary Keane at 065 6837706. Kitty Tierney Secretary

CRUSHEEN BRANCH
Weekly music classes. Contact Helen O'Brien at 065 6827242.

DOORA/BAREFIELD BRANCH
Contact John Lyons at 065 6822365

ENNISTYMON BRANCH
Summer entertainment--June-August, every Friday night 9 pm - 12 midnight. Contact Mary Cuddihy at 065 7071865 or 7071242.

KILRUSH BRANCH
Contact Ann Hayes

NA CORADH BRANCH--- Newmarket-on-Fergus
Contact Secretary

SHANNON BRANCH
Contact Secretary

ENNIS BRANCH
Contact Miriam Glynn at 065 6842505

TULLA BRANCH
Contact Secretary

TRADAREE BRANCH -- Newmarket-on-Fergus
Contact Secretary

ST. MICHAEL’S BRANCH -- Kilmihill
Contact Secretary

LAICHTIN NAOFA BRANCH – Miltown Malbay
Contact Secretary

EAST CLARE BRANCH – O’Callaghan’s Mills
Contact Secretary

Festivals and Events in County Clare

FLEADH NUA Annual Festival Last week in May
www.fleadhnua.com E- Mail ceoltrad @ eircom.net

ENNIS SINGERS CLUB
New Venue to be confirmed Contact Peadar McNamara at 065 6839139.+

WILLIE CLANCY SUMMER SCHOOL, Miltown Malbay
1st Week in July. See www.setdancingnews.net/wcss for up-to-date information.

COROFIN TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL in March www.tradfest.com

ÉIGSE MRS. CROTTY in August http://www.eigsemrscrotty.com

ENNIS TRAD FESTIVAL In November http://www.ennistradfestival.com

DAN FUREY WEEKEND  1st weekend in September http://pages.zdnet.com/junior4t/id61.html  

FEAKLE TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL in August www.feaklefestival.ie
e-mail garypepper@eircom.net

MRS. GALVIN WEEKEND in September
Contact Mary Hough Secretary.Tel: +353 (0) 65 905 1597

 

Contact Cois na hAbhna, Co. Clare CCE by Email at ceoltrad@eircom.net
For other CCE events and information see the www.comhaltas.ie

Meet the Musician Project provides information about a database of musicians, singers, dancers, and storytellers in Co. Clare.

This web site has been developed on behalf of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Co. Clare by a volunteer.
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This page was last updated on 13 December 2007