Spink Comhaltas

Competitions

Spink Musician in Bonn Óir

The Seán Ó Riada Bonn Óir competition is one of the most prestigious traditional Irish music competitions. Each year, it focuses on a different instrument and the 2020 final is based around flutes and whistles. Top class flute and whistle players from across the country will compete in the final…

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Spink Musician wins national song contest

Congratulations to Clióna McDonald who is the 2019 winner of the Beo Song Contest, run by Foras na Gaeilge in conjunction with TG4. Spink Comhaltas has had a strong tradition of musicians and performers representing Laois in national competitions, and Clióna McDonald continued that in 2019 with her winning entry…

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Best wishes to Clióna in Beo 2019 Song Contest

Spink Comhaltas has had a strong tradition of musicians and performers representing Laois in national competitions, and Clióna McDonald is continuing that in 2019 with her entry in the Beo Song Contest 2019. This competition is run by Foras na Gaeilge and TG4 and is intended to encourage young musicians…

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Spink CCÉ results at Laois Fleadh 2019

Here are the official results of Spink Comhaltas members. Fleadh Cheoil Laois 2019 3A Feadóg Mhór / Flute (Faoi 12)1st Daniel Aylward, CCÉ, Spink. 3B Feadóg Mhór / Flute (12-15)2nd Molly O’Rourke, CCÉ, Spink.3rd Alannah Brennan, CCÉ, Spink. 3D Feadóg Mhór / Flute (O18)1st David Vesey, CCÉ, Spink. 4A Feadóg…

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Spink Comhaltas at the Laois Fleadh Ceoil 2017

There are 7 branches in Laois and the Laois Fleadh Cheoil rotates across each of them over a 7 year cycle.  The standard of music at the Laois Fleadh cheoil is arguably amongst the highest across the entire country, and if a competitor is fortunate to qualify out of Laois,…

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