About Us

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.

Provincial Council

The following people are elected members of Comhaltas chosen at our AGM in February each year to govern the organisation in Britain

Chathaoirleach (Chair)

Leaschathaoirleach (vice chair)

Treasurer

Secretary

Public Relations Officer

Auditor

Auditor

Youth Officer

Gaeilge Officer

Ard Comhairle Delegates

Annual Provincial Report

Theresa Gallagher Murphy

Patrick Ballantyne

Margaret Webster

Marie Doolin

Michael Fitzgerald

Julie O'Hare

Moira Callaghan

David Browne

Evin Ó Dunaigh

Seamus Brogan

Margaret Webster

 

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

Regional Committees

The Province of Britain is made up of 4 Regional committees. 

 

 

Scottish Region

 

Northern Region

 

Midlands Region

 

London & Southern Region

Accreditation

​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

 

Affiliations

The following organisations are ones to which we are affiliated members 

 

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