Spink Comhaltas

Music

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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Making Connections – Spink & Lackagh Comhaltas

Usually we meet other Comhaltas branches outside of Laois at competitions. These are great, but they are not relaxed events where you can get to make new friends or learn new tunes. As part of Spink Comhaltas development plan for it’s musicians, we jointly organised a brilliant trip to visit…

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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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