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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Beartla O Flatharta Céilí Band

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is a non-profit cultural movement involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music. There are now more than 400 branches of Comhaltas spread throughout every county, with branches in Britain, USA, Canada, China, Argentina and Europe.

Each county has a county board and there are regional boards throughout Britain and North America. There are 6 provincial councils - 4 in Ireland, 1 in Britain and 1 in USA. Comhaltas is governed nationally by the Central Executive Council.

Aims & Objectives of Comhaltas

  • To promote Irish Traditional Music in all its forms
  • To restore the playing of Harp and Uilleann Pipes
  • To promote Irish Traditional Dancing
  • To foster and promote the Irish Language at all times
  • To create a closer bond among all lovers of Irish music
  • To co-operate with all bodies working for the restoration of Irish Culture
  • To establish Branches of Comhaltas throughout the country and abroad to achieve the foregoing aims and objectives.

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  • Due to Status Red National Weather Warning, there will be no CCÉ Leixlip Classes this evening! Stay safe, stay indoors and take out the instruments and play a tune! May we suggest "The Thrush in the Storm".
  • CCÉ Leixlip presents a night of Irish Music, Song and Dance for Kildare Culture Night, 2017.For the past number of years, CCÉ Leixlip has been involved with Culture Night and we are delighted to debut our Branch Performance Group at this year's...

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