COUNTY SCOIL FONN & AMHRÁN 2012
This will be held in St Joseph's Secondary School Ballybunion on Saturday April 28th. Start time will be 10.30am. Registration is €10.00 which will include lunch. Tutors for the day will be as follows 1. Singing \ Amhrán is Neill Ní Cróinín who won the Gradam Cheoil award for 2012. 2. Fiddle will be Emma O'leary. 3. Concert Flute\ Whistle will be Deirdre Granville. 4. Slide & Polka will be Joe O' Sullivan. Registration Forms available from your local Branch Secretary.
FLEADH 2011: Don't forget to tune in to RTE One every Friday at 7.30pm for highlights of Fleadh Cheoil na héireann 2011.
FLEADH 2012: All entries from Branch Secretaries must be received by the County Board Secretary before Thursday 24th May 2012.
FLEADH NUA 2012: This will take place on Saturday 26th May in Cois na habhna for set Dancing & Auburn Lodge for Sean Nós dancing. All entries before Monday 21st May Enquiries and entries to: Attracta O'dea (065) 6822627/ (086) 0834797 Email: email@example.com BRUACH NA CARRAIGE
Pre Celtic and Celtic traditions will be enacted at Bruach Na Carraige Rockchapel on May Eve Monday 30th of April starting at 7.30pm. In Ancient times The Festival of Bealtaine celebrated the arrival of summer. The name Bealtaine is said to derive from the Irish meaning Bright Fire. Pre Celtic and Celtic traditions involve the lighting of fires at Sunset on Oiche Bealtaine or May Eve 30th of April. Today Bealtaine has been selected to celebrate renewal, creativity, and growth, in this European year for active ageing and solidarity between the generations. The celebrations at Bruach Na Carraige will reflect the most ancient Celtic traditions such as the ancient pole dance as well as the lighting of the Bealtine fire KILCUMMIN CCÉ
Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2012: will take place in Ballybunion on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June. Programme of events and entry forms available from Rural Development Office. All entries to be given to Bríd Fleming (Club Secretary) by Monday 14th May. No late entries accepted. DEBUT ALBUM Copies of Conor Moriarty's CD "All in a Days Play" are available various outlets including Variety Sounds, Killarney, Lee Records, Tralee, Kilcummin Post Office & Kilcummin Rural Development Office. Price €15. FÉILE SIAMSA TÍRE 2012
This will take place from 18th - 20th May. A complete list of workshop tutors, rules, entry fees and competition times can be obtained by emailing Tom Hannifin, Music Director firstname.lastname@example.org. KILLARNEY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Workshop/clinic with Derek Hickey (Button Accordion): Saturday 28th April. Places have to be booked in advance as there are limited places. Phone 0646637598 to book place.
DATES FOR YOUR 2012 DIARY County Fleadh - Ballybunion from the 21st to 24th June. Munster Fleadh - Dungarvan Co. Waterford from July 16th to July 22nd Fleadh Cheoil na héireann - Cavan from August 13th to August 19th.
WEB SITE: Visit our County Board web site at www.kerrycomhaltas.com for details of all branch activities around the County. Notes for local press email Sheila at email@example.com