Comhaltas in Britain is part of the worldwide Comhaltas movement.
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is the largest worldwide organisation devoted to the promotion and preservation of Irish Traditional Music, Song, Dance & Language.
In Britain there are 25 branches spread throughout the country each with its own story and dynamic interpretation of Irish Culture.
Aims of Comhaltas in Britain
Comhaltas in Britain exists, for the benefit of the public, to advance Irish arts, culture and heritage and in particular, but without limitation–
(a) to promote Irish traditional music in all its forms;
(b) to promote the playing of the harp and uilleann pipes;
(c) to promote Irish traditional dancing;
(d) to promote and foster Irish traditional singing;
(e) to foster and promote the Irish language.
The following people are elected members of Comhaltas chosen at our AGM in February each year to govern the organisation in Britain
Leaschathaoirleach (vice chair)
Public Relations Officer
Ard Comhairle Delegates
Annual Provincial Report
Theresa Gallagher Murphy
Evin Ó Dunaigh
Comhaltas in Britain hosts it's annual AGM Convention in February of each year. As part of the AGM, the province produces a comprehensive annual report detailing the events, activities and program of development of the past 12 months. Our most recent Annual reports are available for download below
The Province of Britain is made up of 4 Regional committees.
Comhaltas in Britain have been accredited by Investors in People in Spring 2020 and as part of their review process we will be subject to annual reviews and the initial accreditation period is for 3 years - running until spring 2023
The following organisations are ones to which we are affiliated members