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Macalla na hÉireann 2019 – A Huge Success!

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To recognise the success of our 12-15 group winning the All-Ireland, we commissioned special branch half-zips that were presented to the musicians at our celebration night back in October. A special thank you to Kinlay Hostel, Plunkett’s Pharmacy Croom and ON Semiconductor for their generous sponsorship. We are now offering all branch members the opportunity …

Clare Comhaltas are holding a talent competition open to all with a prize fund of a huge €1,000! Closing date for entries is 1st January 2019. Entry form can be downloaded here

The Munster finals of Ceol an Gheimhridh will take place on the 17th of February in Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher. The timetable for all the competitions on the day can be downloaded below: Munster Ceol an Gheimhridh Timetable – 2019

WANTED TALENTED FAMILIES    Could you be the next Clannad or Corrs ? If so, TG4 would like to hear from you! TG4 in conjunction with Adare Productions are back looking for Ireland’s most talented family to take part in a new series of Réalta agus Gaolta.  If you and your brother or sister, father, mother, granny has …

Congratulations to all of our branch members who competed at Ceol an Gheimhridh in Manister yesterday. Our branch was very well represented and we had plenty of success! A full copy of the results can be found here.

Registration for 2019 SCT exams is open now! Registration can be completed here – http://sct.comhaltas.ie/ If in doubt about what level you should register for or if you want more information about the exams, please talk to Sheila at your next class

Our Annual General Meeting for 2018/2019 will take place on Thursday 25th October in the Woodlands House Hotel Adare at 20:30. We welcome all parents/guardians to attend and become involved in our branch!

We will hold our annual medal presentation and celebration night on Fri 12th October at 7.30pm in Charleville Park Hotel. All are welcome to help celebrate the achievement of all our prizewinners during the year and of course to celebrate the All-Ireland Champions, our 12-15 Grúpa Cheoil.

Registration forms will be given out at the first class back. Please ensure to return them promptly to your class secretary or Sheila, with membership fees no later than 30th September 2018. Please complete form most relevant to you – Junior, Senior or Family. Member’s name should be in Irish & English along with a current mobile number and email …

LISNAGRY: Venue: National School: Monday 10th September, All @3.15pm – 4.15pm ROXBORO: Venue: National School. Wednesday 12th September, NEW Beginners 3:15pm -3:45pm, all others: 3:45pm – 4:30pm (as per last year). Roxboro class is now full, please email/text to have children added to the waiting list, if places become available. BANOGUE: Venue: Banogue Community Creche: Friday 14th September: Beginners @6.30pm, Intermediate @7.30pm, …