Success at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

2015-08-16 Patrick O'Callaghan With the Kilcummin U18 Set which won gold at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann champions 2015!! Congratulations to Patrick O’Callaghan from Millstreet who danced with Kilcummin at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo at the weekend, and achieved a Gold All Ireland medal in the under 18 mixed set. Patrick also achieved a silver All Ireland medal at the weekend in the half set under 18 competition. He also got gold medal last year in the under 18 Half Set.
2015-08-16 Shandrum Céilí Band who just gave a superb performance after their victory on TG4 - includes Tadgh O'Sullivan of Millstreet Pipe Band 03
Congratulations to Tadgh O’Sullivan, one of the tenor drummers with Millstreet Pipe Band, who became an All Ireland Champion with the Shandrum Ceilí Band (playing the concertina) who were crowned Senior champions in Sligo yesterday. They also gave a superb performance after their victory on TG4. See it on the TG4 Player, from 2:24:30 to 2:28:30. (In fact the whole three hours is a treat for anyone interested in Irish music song and dance)
2015-08-16 Crossfields Céili Band - 3rd in the U15s at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo
Congratulations to Darragh Twomey, Aubane; Leah Murphy, Anna Buckley and Aoife Buckley from Rathcoole, who were all playing with the Crossfields Céilí Band who came third in the U15 Céilí Band competition. (The Crossfields Céilé Band also won the U18 competition)

2015-08-15 James Linehan - second at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann at the BodhránAgain Congratulations to James Linehan, second in the under 18 Bodhrán (who we mentioned on Saturday), and to all the others who competed in Sligo: Liam Ó Cróinín (Sean Nós Singing in Irish, 15-18); Mairéad Ní Mhuíneacháin (Songs in English, 12-15); Conchubhar Ó Linneacháin (Accompaniment, over 18); Tadhg Ó Súilleabháin (Trios, over 18); (there may be m ore we’re not aware of) … it’s quite an achievement to even get there in the first place ! Full Results are on the Fleadh website: fleadhcheoil.ie/results

Also a belated congratulations to Siobhain Buckley to of Rathcoole on coming first in the Irish Harp Slow Airs Over-18 All-Ireland competition. She was competing with Freemount Comhaltas.

(updated 1st Sept) Congratulations also to Daniel O’ Callaghan (Rathcoole) and Darren Kiely (Millstreet) members of the Crossfields Céilí Band Freemount who won the U18 title at Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann in Sligo .(below)

2015-08-23 Congratulations to Daniel O' Callaghan (Rathcoole) and Darren Kiely (Millstreet) members of the U18 Crossfields Céilí Band Freemount that won at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

 

Trad for Trócaire Event at MCS – A Superb Success

 

Attending and partcipating in the very successful Trad for Trócaire event at Millstreet Community School on Friday, 12th Oct. 2012.   The four special EU visitors from Belgium and the two Irish Trócaire Representatives were hugely impressed by the day spent in the School and were thrilled by the Traditional Concert presented by the talented Students.  (S.R.)

Here we share images from that Concert where both solo and group musical and dance performances enchanted the large audience.   Refreshments were served in the Canteen following the very continue reading the full article “Trad for Trócaire Event at MCS – A Superb Success”