Blás pictured above will play on the Friday night in the Community Centre

DATES ANNOUNCED:  29th June to 1st July

*Accommodation is on a first come basis so get booking and don’t miss out on a wonderful weekend of ceol agus craic

 

Title: The Clare Island Feile Ceol

Description: The Clare Island Feile Ceol is run by the local Comhaltas group, Granule Comhaltas.  The Feile Ceol festival combines local talents of song and dance with a number of guest singers and musicians from all over Ireland.

FRIDAY: This year Blás will be playing on the Friday night in the Community Centre, followed by seisúin in the bar. Anyone welcome to join in as the night goes on.

The event runs Friday 29th June, Sat 30th and Sun 1st of July. Check out The Grainuaile Comhaltas facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/clare.comhaltas.

SATURDAY and SUNDAY: Music, Sean nós dance workshops and more with renowned tutors.

Open seisúin in the bar in the afternoon anyone welcome to join in.

Concert with local and visiting musicians dancers and singers from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

All workshops €5, family dicount available on the day.

Any musicians, singers or dancers are all very welcome to come along throughout the weekend, there will be plenty of boats to and from the island each day.

Comhaltas Feile Ceoil Weekend is here…….

Blas will kick off our feile ceoil on Friday night, in the Community Centre, doors opening at 8.30pm.
Tickets available at the door, €10 per adult and under 18 go free.

Their sound is described as innovative and highly energetic so it’s not hard to see why BLAS are being described as one of the must see bands to come out of Ireland in recent times. The band consists of Stephen Doherty on flutes, accordion and percussion, David Doocey on fiddle, Anne Brennan on vocals and Shane McGowan on guitars.

More great music in the bar to follow by the amazing ‘FLAT OUT’ On Saturday

We will be having various music workshops which will start at 12 mid-day

Information will be posted outside the Community Centre. Just come along with your instrument and we will find a spot for you. All levels will be catered for. Don’t miss this fine opportunity!!

Edwina Guchian and Liam Scanlon will be making sure that there is no excuse not to dance and will be giving workshops at 3.30 pm

The well liked concert will be on at 8.30pm on Saturday night, in the Community Centre.

Admission is €5. Per adult come early to get a seat!!

The Men from the West will entertain us later in the bar of the Community Centre after the concert.

On Sunday, to finish off our weekend of music, song and dance,
Caroline O Malley from Newport will be bringing in 55 people for a Big Ceile in the Community Centre. They should be on the Island at 12.20.