All Ireland Successes For Comeraghs Comhaltas

Aug 2012

Many families spent last week at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Cavan enjoying the fantastic entertainment at Ireland's biggest festival. Comeraghs Comhaltas members participated in many events including street sessions and were featured on RTE television news programmes. Those participating in competitions represented Co.Waterford and Munster in great style bringing home medals from several competitions. Emma Corbett took 1st place in under 15 Melodeon, Séamus O'Gorman 2nd in under 12 Fiddle slow airs, Macdara Ó Faoláin 2nd in under 15 accompaniment and Joseph Mannion 2nd in under 12 Bodhrán.

Congratulations to our members who recently received their Leaving Cert results. Best wishes to Emma McCarthy and Nicole Lonergan both members of Cúil Cheoil seisiún group as they head off to study their chosen courses in college..
 
Echoes from Munster Fleadh
Congratulations continue to arrive from many quarters following the Fleadh in Dungarvan. There is no doubt the event will have a long-term effect with many promising to return for holidays. A point that has been made over and over concerns the friendliness of the people especially the stewards and also the staff of various hostelries. 
 
Fleadh draw winners
The huge cost of running the weeks events could not have been covered without the very successful fundraising draw. The winners were 1st Jimmy Coffey Knockmeal Ballinamult 2 nights B&B and €500; 2nd Dermot Lannen, Southways, Abbeyside, €300; 3rd Katie Halpin Hill, An Rinn €100.

About Us

Comhaltas Craobh na gComarach is dedicated to the promotion of all forms of traditional Irish culture. The group's particular emphasis is education of the young generation. We are based in the townsland of Cúl na Smear in the smallest parish in Waterford about 6 miles North-East of Dungarvan.

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Comeraghs Comhaltas 
Craobh na gComarach
 

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