Spink Comhaltas


Spink Comhaltas win Community & Voluntary Award

                  Spink Comhaltas is delighted to be awarded first place in the 2020 Laois Community & Voluntary Awards in the ‘Children & Youth’ category.  The annual awards, organised by Laois County Council in association with Laois Public Participation Network and sponsored by…

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Stella Lynch Trophy

Stella Lynch Award 2020

Congratulations to Niamh Nolan who has been presented with the ‘Stella Lynch’ award for 2020 for outstanding contributions as an under-age member of Spink Comhaltas. In 2015, Spink branch was presented with a perpetual trophy by Michael Lynch in memory of his late wife Stella. The ‘Stella Lynch’ trophy is…

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TTCT Qualifications for Spink Teacher

Congratulations to David Vesey who successfully completed the TTCT Teacher Training Course from Comhaltas.  David is part of the music teacher staff at Spink Comhaltas. David is a former junior member of Spink Comhaltas and is now in his final year completing a B.Mus. degree in CIT Cork School of…

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Spink Ceoltóir Awards 2020

#SpinkCeoltóirMedal In 2017, to recognise their commitment to Spink over a number of years, and to leave them with a momento of their time with Spink, Spink Comhaltas commissioned a special commemorative medal, the “Spink Ceoltóir” (Spink Musician) medal to present to junior members who turn 18. We hope that…

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The “Stella Lynch” Award – 2019

In 2015, Spink branch was presented with a perpetual trophy by Michael Lynch in memory of his late wife Stella.  The ‘Stella Lynch’ trophy is intended to recognise an U18 member of Spink who has made an outstanding contribution to the branch, and who contributes to the overall spirit of…

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Spink Comhaltas Musician Awarded Gold Medal for SCT Exam Results

  Spink Comhaltas congratulates one of its senior musicians, Mark Vesey, on winning the Micheal O h’Eighinn Gold Medal for achieving Distinction Grade in the 2017 SCT music examinations. The SCT (Scrúdu Ceol Tíre) programme is a graded series of exams in traditional Irish music, administered by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann,…

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Laois Public Participation Network Awards

Everyone in Spink Comhaltas is really delighted to win 1st place in the ‘Children & Youth’ category at the Laois Public Participation Network awards which took place in the Midlands Park Hotel It is really super to receive this acknowledgment of the outstanding work that our teachers, musicians and parents…

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End of Year BBQ 2017 at the Rambling House

  26th August saw the annual end of year BBQ take place in the Rambling House, just outside Ballyroan.  This annual Spink Comhaltas event has grown in size over the last number of years, and this year the BBQ had in excess of 140 attendees.  The BBQ is a great…

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