January 2014

Happy New Year! Our Christmas/New Year session will be held in The Elk this Thursday night, 2nd January, at the usual times of 7:30pm (junior) and 9:00pm (senior). Both sessions will be in the upstairs function room.

Next Saturday, 11th January, classes resume in Anahorish Primary School for another 12-week term. Registration is from 10:00am and classes in concertina, banjo/mandolin and intermediate tin whistle begin at 10:30am. Beginner tin whistle and fiddle (all abilities) classes will be at 11:00am. Fees for the term remain unchanged at £40 for the first family member and £20 for subsequent family members.

Also in January, and following our recent trip to the Ceolan School of Music and Craobh Seamus McGoilla Bhride Comhaltas Branch in Culdaff, Co. Donegal, we hope to host a session with visiting musicians from the Glengormley School of Traditional Music in The Elk on Sunday, 12th January, at 3:00pm.

December Session

Our final monthly session of 2013 will be held in The Elk this Thursday night, 5th December. Junior session begins at 7:30pm and senior at 9:00pm.

November Session

Our monthly traditional music and singing session for November will be held in The Elk (restaurant) tomorrow night at 9:00pm – junior session from 7:30pm. Everybody welcome.


The venue for our AGM, which will be held tomorrow night at 8:30pm, has been changed to the pavilion at the Sean O’Leary GAC football pitch. All members are invited to attend.

Monthly Session

Our first monthly traditional music and singing session of the new season will be held in The Elk this Thursday, 3rd October. A junior session will commence at 7:30pm with seniors taking over about 9:00pm. As usual, a light supper will be served and everyone is welcome. Admission £3.


Classes resume on Saturday, September 14th in Anahorish Primary School at 10:30am (registration from 10:00am). This year, we’re offering classes in fiddle, tin whistle, banjo/mandolin and concertina. The term will be of 12 weeks duration and costs £40 per pupil. Additional family members pay half price and fees will be collected at registration.
If the timetable permits, pupils can attend a class in a second instrument at no extra cost. We may also have a spare concertina that can be rented for the duration of the term and all abilities, including beginner, are catered for in all our classes.
Optional membership of Comhaltas (£4 for juniors, £8 for seniors and £14 for families) can also be taken out and is advisable for anyone thinking of taking part in competitions at the county fleadh next year.
Use the ‘Contact Us’ page with any further queries or call Kevin on 07768046530.