Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 26.6.17

26 Jun 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas returns to 'The Nancy Rodgers Workshop Weekend' in Castlewellan County Down, an event hosted by Newcastle CCÉ, we are midst the workshops in Uilleann Piping, Bodhrán and Concertina at The Lodge, we'll get right into the atmosphere of the Tutor's Concert at The King's Inn which also featured The McKenna family from CountyTyrone on the night. ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas at 'The John Kennedy Weekend'

16 Jun 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas focuses on County Antrim this Sunday evening as we travel to Ballycastle to bring you the first of our broadcasts from 'The John Kennedy Weekend' which was hosted by Baile An Chaistil CCÉ, the event honoured the Cullybackey native, a legend in song, whistle, composition and tutoring over many years, the event combined seisiúns, workshops and ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 9.5.17

9 Jun 2017

The focus is on County Down this Sunday evening when Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas brings you the first recording from the brilliant Nancy Rodgers Weekend in Castlewellan which was hosted by Newcastle CCÉ, a mix of workshops and the evening concert which to begin featured the young local branch members. We'll also pop over to Warrenpoint for Rinn Mhic Giolla ... More »
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Summer Seisiún

5 Jun 2017

Our Summer Seisiun will be back in full swing this coming July, with our authentic show of Irish Music, Song, Stories and Dance which bring together the very best and most talented musicians from across Ulster. Join us on Tuesday 11th of July for a great night of Song, Music and Dance. Contact us for details on featured musicians. More »
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Celtic Bridge returns to Féile na Tána

2 Jun 2017

This Sunday evening June 4th Celtic Bridge returns to Féile na Tána for the conclusion of our recording midst the workshops and interviews with tutors along side tracks from featured artists such as Noel Hill, Saileog Ní Ceannabhain, Seamus Begley, Louise Mulcahy and the festival Director Zoe Conway. Féile na Tána is a traditional musical gem in the calendar, this ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 28.05.17

26 May 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas travels to Féile na Tána in Carlingford County Louth, an annual 2 day event produced by fiddle virtuoso Zoe Conway & the brilliant guitarist John McIntyre, comprising workshops and concerts. Celtic Bridge brings you a taste of the work in progress from tutors and students midst their classes and tracks from the master artists tutoring at ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas at IMBOLC

19 May 2017

Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas heads to the ' Imbolc International Music Festival' in Derry, bringing you a taste of the week long event in music and chat including the festival Director Eibhlín Ní Dhochartaigh, artists Josie Nugent, Kathleen Macinnes, Doimnic MacGiolla Bhríde and a brilliant ensemble of artists playing the lunchtime seisiún. Sunday May 21st from 6 pm Bígí ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 14.5.17

12 May 2017

Celtic Bridge returns to Portglenone for the local CCÉ branch New Year Seisiún held back in January, with up to 100 musicians, junior and senior branch members and friends from Ballycastle to Plumbridge playing the music and singing the songs. So join us again for more ensembles, solos and duos which included well respected artists such as Kieran Dempsey, Brian ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 7.5.17

5 May 2017

Celtic Bridge travels to Portglenone for the local CCÉ branch New Year seisiún held back in January, a large gathering of up to fifty junior and many senior musicians not only from the locality, but a few friends who traveled from as far away as Derry, Ballycastle and Plumbridge. So join us at The Wild Duck Inn for the seisiún ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 30.4.17

28 Apr 2017

On Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas, Josephine meets up with Scots Gaelic singer, Mary Ann Kennedy, at the tranquil setting of Corrymeela which looks out across the Sea of Moyle towards Mary Ann's homeland. A member of the respected tradition bearer Campbell family of Greepe in the Isle of Skye, Mary Ann Kennedy was brought up an urban Gael ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas

21 Apr 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas this Sunday evening travels to the foot of Slemish Mountain at Braid County Antrim to the home place of Belfast born fiddle master Ciaran Mulholland for tunes and chat about his recent album release 'An Antrim Fiddle'. Join us for a special gathering at the fireside for chat, tunes and craic in the company of Ciaran ... More »
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Easter Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas

14 Apr 2017

Easter Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas takes a trip around the 9 counties of Ulster bringing listeners tracks from artists throughout the provance, music and song for the fireside and tunes to Céilí in the kitchen, It will be including news of a few events coming up over the next few weeks, so join us for our Easter gathering on ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 9.4.17

7 Apr 2017

We are returning to the 'Geordie Hanna Traditional Singing Weekend' on the Lough Shore at Derrytresk in County Tyrone for the remainder of our catch up with singers gathered from all over Ireland for the Saturday night singing seisiún. We'll "cross the bridge into Armagh" as Alish Hanna put it last week during our chat, for a brief taste of ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 2.4.17

31 Mar 2017

This week's broadcast takes the road to 'The Geordie Hanna Traditional Singing Weekend' the 29th year honouring the late Geordie Hanna, the event took place in Derrytresk back in November. Josephine will be bringing you a few of the songs from stalwarts in traditional singing in Ulster who were gathered there, interviews and the latest events news in the traditional ... More »
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Celtic Bridge

24 Mar 2017

This Sunday's Celtic Bridge broadcast takes us down the road to Bangor, County Down, where we recorded a taste of last year's Fleadh Uladh, including musical contributions and interviews. Looking forward to returning to the Ards Penninsula for Fleadh Uladh 2017! Join our gathering at 6pm Sunday 26th March, for our Fleadh Uladh special on Celtic Bridge. More »