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Sunday 17 November 2019

Comhaltas hosts first classes on peninsula

Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane, first Traditional Music Classes began recently at the Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School.

A spokesperson for the organisation said: 'It was an historic day on our peninsula to get the Comhaltas up and running.

'We have over 40 people enrolled in classes in, Tin Whistle, fiddle, bodhran and banjo at beginners and improvers level, with nearly a 50/50 split between adults and children.

'We have a great committee and excellent teachers and we hope to go from strength to strength.

We will be holding some slow sessions for members and their families during the year.'

The group spokesperson said:'We encourage members to volunteer for some tasks and to come on board on the committee, so we can form a strong little community of musicians and people who love the language and song.;

If you want any further information please drop in at 7pm to DPENS on a Monday evenings or contact us on:leithinis@comhaltas.net

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