The Comhaltas 1916 Programme Of Events

includes the following occasions

 

MACALLA 1916

 An Orchestral Suite of Music composed and conducted by Michael Rooney reflecting on Ireland’s history: from famine times, through the Easter 1916 Rising to the present day.

 

SEACHTAR FEAR - SEACHT LÁ

A spectacular pageant produced in conjunction with Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2016 in Ennis, Co. Clare.

 

FORFHÓGRA

A ceremony with a reading of the 1916 Proclamation and the performance of appropriate significant songs and music. A presentation will be made to seven people who have given significant service to their community and nation.

 

MACALLA NA hÉIREANN

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann's Concert Tour or Ireland will incorporate 14 stage presentations featuring ‘A Historic Depiction of 1916’.

 

ECHOES OF ERIN - Comhaltas Tour of Britain

A Colourful and Exciting Concert of Irish Traditional Music, Song, Dance and Storytelling. A celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising.

 

ECHOES OF ERIN - Comhaltas Concert Tour of Canada

A Concert of Irish Traditional Music, Song, Dance, Narrations & Poetry celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising. 2016 will see the Concert Tour featuring All Ireland champion performers visiting the far lands of Canada.

 

COMHALTAS SEISIÚN

Comhaltas’ Seisiún is a show of Irish music, song, dance and storytelling followed by an informal session with audience participation where all who wish “take to the floor”.