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FLEADH CHEOIL AN CHLAIR 2017 was held in Kilrush for the 3rd year in a row. Inis Cathaigh Branch had great success.

Inis Cathaigh Winners at Fleadh Cheoil An Chláir (24/25th June)

2A Bosca Ceoil / Button Accordion (Faoi 12)
1st Aaron Townsend, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

2B Bosca Ceoil / Button Accordion (12-15)
1st Ciara Tighe, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
2nd Latitia Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

2C Bosca Ceoil / Button Accordion (15-18)
2nd Aislinn Hehir, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

2D Bosca Ceoil / Button Accordion (O18)
Rec: Roisin O’Halloran, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

4A Feadóg / Whistle (Faoi 12)
1st Kate Roche, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

4B Feadóg / Whistle (12-15)
1st Latitia Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Éimhear Greene, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

4C Feadóg / Whistle (15-18)
1st Diarmuid Donnellan, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
2nd Colm Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

6A Consairtín / Concertina (Faoi 12)
2nd Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Andrea Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

6B Consairtín / Concertina (12-15)
2nd Michael Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

6C Consairtín / Concertina (15-18)
1st Colm Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

8A Cruit / Irish Harp (Faoi 12)
1st Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

8D Cruit / Irish Harp (O18)
1st Cathal Keane, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

10A Bainseó / Banjo (Faoi 12)
rec Mark Hehir, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

10B Bainseó / Banjo (12-15)
rec Michael Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

10C Bainseó / Banjo (15-18)
1st Diarmuid Donnellan, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

11B Maindilín / Mandolin (12-15)
1st Sean Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
2nd Michael Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

11C Maindilín / Mandolin (15-18)
2nd Diarmuid Donnellan, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

12B Pianó / Piano (12-15)
2nd Noel O’Gorman, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

12C Pianó / Piano (15-18)
2nd Caítríona O’Gorman, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

13B Mileoidean / Melodeon (12-15)
1st Liam Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Laura Reidy, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

13C Mileoidean / Melodeon (15-18)
2nd Aislinn Hehir, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

14B Rogha Gléas / Miscellaneous (12-15)
1st Michael Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

15C Tionlacan / Accompaniment (15-18)
2nd Caítríona O’Gorman, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

16A Bodhrán (Faoi 12)
1st Cian Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

16B Bodhrán (12-15)
1st Sean Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

17A Drumaí Céilí / Céilí Drums (Faoi 12)
1st Seán Fennell, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Cian Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

18A Foinn Mhalla, Fidil / Fiddle Slow Airs (Faoi 12)
2nd Kate Roche, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

21A Foinn Mhalla, Feadóg / Whistle Slow Airs (Faoi 12)
1st Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
2nd Kate Roche, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois
rec Laura Ni hAodha, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

21B Foinn Mhalla, Feadóg / Whistle Slow Airs (12-15)
1st Liam Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

21C Foinn Mhalla, Feadóg / Whistle Slow Airs (15-18)
2nd Colm Browne, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

22A Foinn Mhalla, Cruit / Harp Slow Airs (Faoi 12)
1st Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

22B Foinn Mhalla, Cruit / Harp Slow Airs (12-15)
1st Éimhear Greene, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Roi

22D Foinn Mhalla, Cruit / Harp Slow Airs (O18)
1st Cathal Keane, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh Cill Rois

23A Ceol Beirte / Duets (Faoi 12)
1st Andrea Browne, Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh,

23D Ceol Beirte / Duets (O18)
2nd Carmel Doohan, Caroline Doohan, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

24A Ceol Trír / Trios (Faoi 12)
2nd Sean Roche, Kate Roche, Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

31A Amhránaíocht ar an Sean Nós (Mná) / Irish Singing (Ladies) (Faoi 12)
3rd Méadhbh Ni Mhuineachain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

31B Amhránaíocht ar an Sean Nós (Mná) / Irish Singing (Ladies) (12-15)
1st Caoimhe Ni Chathain , CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

32A Amhránaíocht ar an Sean Nós (Fir) / Irish Singing (Men) (Faoi 12)
1st Paddy O hOgain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

32B Amhránaíocht ar an Sean Nós (Fir) / Irish Singing (Men) (12-15)
1st Cormac O Muineachain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

32D Amhránaíocht ar an Sean Nós (Fir) / Irish Singing (Men) (O18)
1st Conn O Muineachain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

33A English Singing (Ladies) / Amhráin Bhéarla (Mná) (Faoi
rec Ailish Marrinan, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

33B English Singing (Ladies) / Amhráin Bhéarla (Mná) (12-15)
1st Caoimhe Keane, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

36C Portaireacht / Lilting (15-18)
rec Muireann Keane, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

39E Píosaí Ceoil Nuacheaptha / Newly Composed Tunes
2nd Aisling Moroney, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh, Cill Rois

49H Comhrá Gaeilge (9-11)
Q Roisin Nic Dhonnchaide, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

49I Comhrá Gaeilge (11-13)
Q Noirin Nic Choitir, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois
Q Micheal Mac Coitir, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

49J Comhrá Gaeilge (13-15)
Q Caoimhe Ni Chathain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois
Q Eimear Nic Uainin, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh Cill Rois
Q Eileanoir Nic Dhonnchaidh, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

49K Comhrá Gaeilge (15-18)
Q Muireann Ni Chathain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

50C Storytelling (15-18)
1st Muireann Keane, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

51B Scéalaíocht (12-15)
1st Caoimhe Ni Chathain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

51C Scéalaíocht (15-18)
1st Muireann Ni Chathain, CCÉ, Inis Cathaigh. Cill Rois

TABLE QUIZ  in aid of Fleadh Cheoil an Chlair will be held on Holy Thursday April 13th at the Haven Arms, Kilrush starting at 9.p.m. Teams of 4 €20 All welcome.

Inis Cathaigh Member Kieran Moroney has been elected the new Youth officer with Comhairle na Mumhan for 2017. Kieran is also the Clare Youth officer.

Fleadh Cheoil an Chlair 2017 will be held in Kilrush from June 23rd to 25th 2017.

Kilrush Traditional Music & Set Dancing Festival 2017 will be held in Kilrush from Aug 2nd to Aug 7th  2017 

Ceol an Gheimhridh 2017  results from Sunday November 2oth. Inis Cathaigh prizewinners U10 Wind: Kate Roche. U10 Irish & English Singing: Paddy Hogan.U10 Reed: Aaron Townsend. U13 Duet: Aisling & Michael Moroney.U13 Wind: Aisling Moroney.U13 String: Aisling Moroney & Eleanoir Dunphy.U17 Reed: Mark Halpin.

County Fleadh Results 2016: Kilrush June 2016 The following are through to the Munster Finals in Listowel.Catriona O’Gorman,(fiddle) Davan Livingstone, Latitia Browne, Ciara Tighe, Aisling Hehir, Clodagh Doohan, Kieran O’Brien, Caoimhe Millar, Roisin Considine (Accordion) Diarmuid Donnellan (Flute & whistle) Aisling Moroney, Andrea Browne , Liam Browne,Colm Browne (Tin Whistle) Michael Moloney, Tara O’Malley, Colm Browne (Concertina) Aisling Moroney, Cathal Keane (Harp) Mark Hehir, Sean Browne, Diarmuid O’Ceallaigh (Banjo) Mark Hehir, Michael Moroney, Sean Browne, Diarmuid Donnellan (Mandolin) Noel & Caitriona O’Gorman (Piano) Davan Livingston,Liam Browne, Aisling Hehir (Melodion) Michael Moroney. Jack King (Misc) Cian Moroney, Sean Browne (Bodhran) Kate Roche, Aisling Moroney, Liam Browne, Colm Browne (Whistle Airs) Tara O’Malley & Latitia Browne (Duet) Sean & Kate Roche & Aisling Moroney. (Trio) Diarmuid Donnellan, Catriona O’Gorman & Colm Browne (Trio) Caoimhe Keane, Aoibhin Browne, Senan Lillis (Singing) Muireann Keane (Lilting) Kate Roche (newly composed tune) Eileanoir & Laura Dunphy, Eimhear Greene,Caoimhe & Muireann Keane (Comhra Gaeilge) Muireann Keane (Storytelling) Kai O’Sullivan, Conor Fennell, CCÉ, Andrea Browne, Eoin O Chillin, Emma Fennell,Colm Browne, Kieran Browne,  Patricia Leahy, (Sean nOs dancing)Hell for Leather set dancing teams, St Maura’s, Shannonside , Cois na hAbhna, Inis Cathaigh x 2, St Brendan’s St John’s, St Michael’s & Hell for Leather,trained by John Fennell, all qualified.Under 9 competition winners were Roisin Dunphy:  Darragh Townsend: (Accordion) Kate Roche (Fiddle & whistle) Aoibhe Hehir (Tin Whistle) Sean O’Gorman (Concertina) Sean Fennell (Banjo) St Margaret’s & St Ronan’s Set & Cian Moroney (Sean nOs Dancing)

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Munster Ceol an Gheimhridh Prizewinners 2015-16 at Dromcollogher 14/2/16 

Sean & Liam Browne 3rd Duet U13.

Tara O’Malley & Latitia Browne: 2nd Duet U17.

Liam Browne 3rd Solo Reed U13

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Ceol an Gheimhridh 2015-16 Great results for Inis Cathaigh at the 2015 County final of Ceol an Gheimhridh.  1st and 2nd prizewinners at U13 and U17 will represent Clare at the Munster Final in Drumcolleher on Feb 7th.

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Under 10: Wind Andrea Browne. Maria Burke
Under 10 Reed AIsling Moroney 2 Andrea Browne
Under 10 Strings Aisling Moroney
Under 10 Duet Aisling Moroney / Andrea Browne
Under 10 Quartette Aisling Moroney, Kate Roche, Sean Roche, Conor Fennell.
Under 13: Wind Eimhear Greene
Under 17. Wind Diarmuid Donnellan David Healy
Under 13 Strings Michael Moroney
Under 17 String Diarmuid Donnellan
Under 13 Reed  Liam Browne, Latitia Browne
Under 17 Reed Aoife Moroney
Under 13 Duet Sean & Liam Browne.  Micheal Moroney & Emma Fennell
Under 17 Duet: Tara O’Malley/ Latitia Browne . Clodagh Doohan/Diarmuid Donnellan
Under 13 Quartette Sean, Liam, Latitia Browne, Eimhear Greene. Inis Cathaigh CCE
Under 17 Quartette Tara O’Malley. Clodagh Doohan, Catriona O’Gorman, Diarmuid Donnellan
Ceili Band (Aon Aois) Inis Cathaigh CCE ( Sean, Liam, Latitia Browne, Tara O’Malley, Clodagh Doohan, Erin Howley, Catriona O’Gorman, Eimhear Greene. Diarmuid Donnellan & Kieran Moroney )
Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2015:        
Inis Cathaigh were among the prizewinners at Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann held in Sligo this weekend:
1st: Concertina U15: Colm Browne
1st: Harp Slow Air U18: Cathal Keane
1st: Sean Nos Dancing U12: Eoin Killeen
Grupa Cheoil U12: Laura Reidy.
Comhra Gaeilge U13: Caoimhe Keane
3rd: Melodion U12: Liam Browne
3rd: Accordion Senior: Caoimhe Millar.