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SCT Music Exams 2022 – Registration now open

  This form is for candidates registering to do the Comhaltas SCT exams in 2022 via Spink Comhaltas. The 2022 Exams will run from late March to early June as normal including Easter holidays (Mon – Sun, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm). Strict COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place…

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Spink celebrates Culture Night 2021

As part of our contribution to Culture Night 2021, Spink Comhaltas musicians put on a great online concert featuring 28 different performances – music, song and story telling.  Check out our playlist of the concert.  Here is the first of our performers.  

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Briefing Note for Primary Schools

This note is further information for Primary School Principals to forward to their students who may be interested in learning Traditional Irish Music with Spink Comhaltas. Not every school has the resources to deliver music classes, but every student has the possibility of being a musician – if they get…

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Spink Comhaltas invests in the Future of Music

Spink Comhaltas invests €15,000 as part of return to Music Classes Spink Comhaltas is investing €15,000 as part of a major investment to facilitate a return to in-person music classes from 24th September.  The investment is being done in conjunction with the Spink Community Hall Development Association and is part…

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Registration for Music Classes 2021/22 now open!

The voluntary Management Committee intend to resume junior music classes for Spink Comhaltas from 24 Sept 2021 and adult classes from 27 Sept. Click HERE to register. We have made significant investment in our teaching location to permit in person music classes. We will have the option of online classes…

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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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Robert Harvey – Feochán (The Gentle Breeze) – Album Review

A Laois musician, Robert Harvey is one of the best exponents of flute, tin whistle, whistling and lilting in the country.  Combining a first-class academic background, wide-ranging teaching experience as well as being a fine live performer, Robert and his brother James are two of the most musical brothers you…

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