National Music Day – love:live music – Thursday 21st June 2012

http://www.lovelivemusic.ie/

Celebrate International Music Day 

with Comhalthas Ceoltóirí Éireann !


Thursday 21 June –
BÍ Linn – CCÉ
Free Concerts of  Live Trad Music!

Open Air Seisiún with  Mullingar CCÉ Branch, Market Square, Mullingar  2 – 3.30 pm


Seisiún Group Showcase  followed by Informal Seisiún in the Bar Áras an Mhuilinn,
bottom of Mount St., Mullingar 8.30pm

love:live Music CCÉ Events around the Midlands

Co. Longford

Venue:
CCÉ
John Dungan, Granard

Location:Ardagh,  Co. Longford

Time:18:00  – TBC:00

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Helen Reilly

Telephone:087 9813012

Email:helrei58@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

CCÉ
Joe Callaghan, Edgeworthstown

Location:Ardagh, Co. Longford

Time:18:00 – 21:00

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Patricia Masterson

Telephone:087 2970731

Email:pmasterson@longfordvec.ie

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Venue:CCÉ
Longford

Location:Ardagh,  Co. Longford

Time:18:00 – 21:00

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Martin Murphy

Telephone:087 8119444

Email:mmurphtaxi@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Musical  Ardagh!
An all day event for all ages, all genres of music and all levels skill

Venue:
Ardagh Heritage & Creativity Centre

Location:Ardagh, Co. Longford

Time:TBC

Tickets:free

Organiser:Ardagh Music Room

Contact:Joanna Pearman

Telephone:086 237 2616

Email:jo.pearman@gmail.com

Website:http://www.ardaghmusicroom.com

Co. Laois

 Music Day Session Tbc

Venue:Market Square, Stradbally

Time:14:00 – 15:30

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Michael Connauhton

Telephone:087 9933162

Email:Ratheneskacce@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

A Comhaltas Seisiun show provides an opportunity for all to experience and be
entertained by the vibrancy of our Irish CulturalTraditions. Seisiun is a show
of Irish traditional music, song, dance and stroytelling followed by an informal
session where audience participation is encouraged.

Venue:Emo Gardens, Portarlington

Time:15:00 – 17:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Shirley Conway

Telephone:057 8623799

Email:shir.conway@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Comhaltas in  Portlaoise brings together a variety of adult musicians, all of whom have a
variety of musical experience- to perform at this central Portlaoise venue. An
ideal opportunity for those who used to play or want to play to experience some
traditional entertainment but perhaps wet ones appetitie to take up an
instrument.

Venue:Main Street, Portlaoise

Time:19:00 – 21:30

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:PJPhelan

Telephone:087 2345010

Email:phelans@gaelic.ie

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Venue:Poets Cottage (Camross Hall if raining)

Time:19:00 – 21:00

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Laura Lowry

Telephone:lauralowry4@gmail.com

Email:087 6974182

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Co. Offaly

Venue:Killeigh Village Green

Time:17:00 – 21:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Attracta Brady

Telephone:087 2653586

Email:attractabrady@hotmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Joe Monaghan – the famous storyteller from Rahan will be joined local traditional
musicians from Rahan and the surrounding areas of Killeigh, Daingean etc. Join
together for a lively music session with a welcome for all set-dancers .. This
is an opportunity for those who may have danced a little in the past to brush up
on a few steps –

Venue:Tullybeg House Golf Club

Location:Tullamore Co. Offaly

Time:19:00 – 20:30

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Deirdre Byrne

Telephone:086 0886648

Email:deebyrne201@hotmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Eden Chorale and Edenderry Comhaltas come together to give audiences in Edenderry an
event not to be missed

Venue:Edenderry Library

Location:JKL  Street, Edenderry

Time:19:00 – 20:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Edenderry  Library

Contact:Miriam  Williams

Telephone:046  97 31028

Email:edenlibrary@offalycoco.ie

Website:http://www.offaly.ie

Venue:Boora Parklands, Offaly (formerly BNM bog)

Time:19:00 – 21:30

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Tony Monaghan

Telephone:087 2305383

Email:tonym2304@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

2Hour + session of Traditional music in Killeens lounge on 21st June at 8 to 10 pm

Venue:Killeen’s Village Bar

Location:Rhode Village, Co Offaly

Time:20:00 – 22:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Rhode Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann

Contact:Pat Rogers

Telephone:046 9737164

Email:prog991@gmail.com

Website:http://comhaltas.ie

An outdoor informal session where all traditional enthusaists are welcome in the
sqaure of historic Birr town- an opportunity to listen, play and join in.

Venue:Main Street, Birr

Time:20:00 – 22:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Donal Morrissey

Telephone:087 9347968

Email:doniemorrissey@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Venue:Killeens Lounge, Rhode Village

Time:20:00 – 21:30

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Pat Rogers

Telephone:086 3323086

Email:prog991@gmail.com

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Co. Westmeath

Mullingar is the home-town of Comhalts Ceoltóirí Éireann – it was here that CCÉ was
founded in 1951. Musicians representing the local branch of CCÉ including the
legendary mouh-organ player Noel Battle, leading banjo player John Byrne and
fiddler Paul Taffe. box-player Aodán Ó Muineachán and others will lead the
session in the Market Square they will be joined other local
musicians!

Venue:Market Sq, Mullingar

Location:Market Sq., (beside Joe Dolan statue) in  the centre of Mullingar town, Co. Westmeath

Time:14:00 – 15:30

Tickets:free

Organiser:Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Contact:Margaret  Ryan

Telephone:086 8168059

Website:http://www.comhaltas.ie

Traditional  Music, Singing & Dancing – ?Seisiún Group Showcase 8.30pm followed by lively
seisiún in the Bar 9.30pm. Ceol agus Craic – Bígí Linn!

Venue:Áras an Mhuilinn

Location:Jail  Hill, Mount St., Mullingar Co. Westmeath

Time:20:30 – 23:00

Tickets:free

Organiser:Enda  Seery

Contact:Enda Seery

Telephone:044  9330644

Email:eolas@rasanmhuilinn.ie

Website:http://www.arasanmhuilinn.ie

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