Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas Sunday 20th August

17 Aug 2017

On Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we delve into new albums to Celtic Bridge & recent releases, we'll feature artists taking to the stage at events here and beyond our shores. there's news of what's in store over the next few weeks included, it's all happening on Sunday August 20th from 6 pm Bígí Linn More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 13.8.17

11 Aug 2017

On this Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we bring to conclusion the Ulster Traditional Singers 10th Anniversary weekend at An Creagán as we move further into the night of the singing seisiún. We will also bring you a comprehensive run down of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann and other events taking place during August. Join us on Sunday August 13th ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 6.8.17

4 Aug 2017

On Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we return to the Ulster Traditional Singer's 10th Anniversary weekend at An Creagán. Recently we brought you the 'keepers Of The Tradition' recital, now we turn our attention to the singing seisiún and the announcement of the 2017 award. This is a very important programme featuring the traditional singers & songs from around ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 31.07.17

28 Jul 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas this Sunday July 31st features two major events on the traditional music calendar in Belfast and Tyrone and news on the Glencolmcille Fiddle Week. The very first Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music and The Brantry Fleadh, tracks from artists taking part in both events and a comprehensive run down of what's in store from July ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 23.07.17

20 Jul 2017

We travel to An Creagán county Tyrone for the Ulster Traditional Singer's 10th Anniversary Weekend event. We will be treated to the singing of stalwarts in recital who are themselves recipients or representing other recipients of the 'Keepers of the Tradition' award throughout the past nine years. And following on from our Fleadh Uladh promotion broadcast last Sunday we'll preview ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 16.7.17

14 Jul 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas brings you a special Fleadh Uladh promotion broadcast from Bangor Co. Down. We are in seisiún with young Ards CCÉ branch members & their tutor and chief organiser of Fleadh Uladh 2017 Niall McClean. Recorded at the McClean home, solo, trio & ensemble tunes from the brilliant young musicians, we hear their thoughts on the event ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 9th July

7 Jul 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas focuses this Sunday July 9th on what's happening over the next few weeks on the traditional music calendar. Fleadh Uladh, The Soma Festival, Scoil Samhraidh Mhic Reachtain,the first Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music, The Brantry Fleadh & lots more. We'll also be bringing listeners tracks from albums new to Celtic Bridge. So lots of events ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 2.7.17

3 Jul 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas returns to 'The John Kennedy Weekend' in Ballycastle, we're back midst workshops in harp, flute and Uilleann Piping with Amy McAllister, James McCaffrey & Aaron O'Hagan, we'll bring you right into the presentation concert in honour of John Kennedy featuring the workshop tutors & students, & a special treat - a duet recorded specially for Celtic ... More »
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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 »