Remembering Bunting Festival

31 Jan 2018

This is the inaugural Remembering Bunting Festival. It aims to celebrate, our shared heritage through a series of performances and talks featuring on the contribution made by Edward Bunting towards Irish musicology. The event is funded by The Executive Office, through the Together Building A United Community Programme and the Reconciliation Fund of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ... More »
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Launch of Music Writer Mentoring Scheme for Northern Ireland

15 Jan 2018

The Journal of Music, with support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, is pleased to announce an exciting new mentoring scheme to encourage the next generation of music writers in Northern Ireland. The deadline for applications is 12 February. Over six months, the editorial team of the JM will work with five new writers, developing their writing about music ... More »
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Fleadh Cheoil Series on RTÉ One - Friday 19th January 2018 at 7.30pm

9 Jan 2018

Fleadh Cheoil is a series of six television programmes from the Ennis Fleadh Cheoil presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin starting on Friday 19th January 2018 at 7.30pm. The annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann returned to Ennis Co. Clare for the second year in a row. Ennis, for many the spiritual home of Traditional Music had not previously ... More »
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We're Hiring

15 Dec 2017

With 2018 comes new opportunities! Would you like to join the vibrant team at Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre? We currently have two vacancies: • Marketing and Public Relations Intern • Music & Events Officer We welcome applications from people with outstanding abilities. If you think you have what it takes, please email for an application form and job description ... More »
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New Irish dictionary App, Teanglann

31 Oct 2017

Tá aip foclóirí Gaeilge nua, Teanglann, ar fáil anois ina bhfuil leaganacha digitithe d'fhoclóirí Uí Dhónaill, de Bhaldraithe agus An Foclóir Beag chomh maith le bunachair ghramadaí agus foghraíochta. Tá an aip saor in aisce, agus tá sí ar fáil do chórais iOS agus Android araon. Ciallaíonn sé seo nach gá bheith ceangailte leis an idirlíon a thuilleadh chun na ... More »
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Final Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas this Sunday at 6pm

27 Oct 2017

On Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we travel throughout Ulster delving into the past year's recordings, bringing you a few of the many events Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas was at, I'm bringing this Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas project to a close hence my picks from many roads traveled for our final programme. So maybe join me for a few ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 22.10.17

20 Oct 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas travels to the inaugural 'Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music' on Sunday evening. We are in the middle of workshops, bringing you interviews with the school's organisers and tutors. We catch up with a family attending classes and we have a special moment in the company of County Armagh singer and flautist Ríoghnach Connolly. More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas

14 Oct 2017

Fleadh Uladh is the destination for Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas, midst the competition venue at Bangor Academy catching up with competitors from throughout Ulster on their chosen instrument just literally off stage & receiving their awards. What's happening on the traditional music calendar included so join us from 6 pm Sunday October 15th for our Ulster Fleadh 2017 special ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 6.10.17

6 Oct 2017

On this Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we are in the middle of the County Tyrone Fleadh which was hosted by Clogher Valley CCÉ. We're bringing you the music and song at St. Ciaran's College competition venue and the town sessions. More »
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Siar Chuig an bFleadh

2 Oct 2017

"Siar Chuig an bFleadh", a four part documentary on the Fleadh in Ennis in 2016 starts on TG4 this Sunday at 9.30pm. The programme has an interesting mix as it follows some of the entrants as they prepare for competitions and looks back on previous Fleadhanna with some rare footage, as well as a number of interviews as Ennis prepares ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 1.10.17

29 Sep 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas features artists and the events they are participating in over the next few weeks. We delve into new albums to Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas this Sunday evening from 6 pm, bringing you the Máirtín O'Connor Trio, Rita Gallagher, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Brendan Monaghan, Ériu, Paul McGlinchey and many more. More »
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Fiddler of Dooney

25 Sep 2017

Sligo Town Branch of CCÉ in association with Sligo Live Festival hosted the Fiddler of Dooney Competition over the October Bank Holiday weekend. The competition, inagurated in 1965, is one of the oldest and most prestigious instrumental competitions in the tradition and is inspired by the W B Yeats poem, of the same name. The role of previous winners reads ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas

22 Sep 2017

On this Sunday evening's programme we return to the County Antrim Fleadh which was hosted by Baile an Chaistil CCÉ. Bringing you more of the traditional music and song recorded at the opening fleadh concert and singing seisiún, Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas captured a flavour of instrumentalists & singers, young musicians, tutors and stalwarts during this weekend Comhaltas event. Join ... More »
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Is music the answer to culture wars?

18 Sep 2017

Article on the outreach programme ran in Ulster through the Regional Resource Centre, Dún Uladh. More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 17.9.17

15 Sep 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas is midst the competition venue at Down Fleadh 2017 in Warrenpoint this Sunday evening, capturing the music and song from various County Down CCÉ branches. There's chat with committee members of the host branch Rinn Mhic Giolla Rua & a taste of their launch seisiún, plus events news included. Sunday September 17th from 6 pm. More »