Welcome to Comhaltas Navan Branch – Craobh na hUaimhe

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish Traditional Music. Comhaltas is a not for profit cultural movement with branches all over the world. We hold music, dance and language classes nationwide.

At Comhaltas Navan Branch we are committed to the preservation of Irish Traditional Music, song and dance. Our activities include concerts, ceili’s, competitions, outings, Fleadh Cheoil, radio and TV.  We have local lessons in tin whistle, flute, fiddle, banjo, bodhran, mandolin, guitar, singing and dancing.  

There are also a number of music and singing sessions organised around the town of Navan for members and non-members to partake in.  We welcome everyone to come and enjoy the craic, ceol agus caint!

News & Articles

Fleadh Cheoil na Mí 

Fleadh Cheoil na Mí  takes place in Navan 14th – 19th May  with the main competitions on Sunday 19th. All competition entries, with fees, must be in by Friday 5th April, For those attending classes in Beaufort College,  teachers have entry forms and will assist you in...

Being a Member of Navan Comhaltas

Our local Comhaltas branch is a vibrant mix of musicians, dancers, singers, story-tellers and fans. Ourgroup consists of young and old, male and female, veterans and learners, contributors andlisteners... everyone is made feel welcome!!”As a result of the...

The Bodhran

The bodhran – a unique Irish percussion instrument – is sometimes compared to other forms of ethnic frame drums but what makes it so special is the playing technique we use in Irish traditional music sessions. We must continue to care for the identity of...

Sean Nos Dancing

Sean nos means old style, and sean nos dancing refers to old style traditional solo Irish dance. It is a wonderful free way of dancing, where your feet become an instrument tapping to the beat of the music.When you have mastered the basic steps you can...

Sessions

Navan Comlthas run music sessions in Navan in which musicians of all ages and stardards are more than welcome to join in

Wednesday 9pm The Lantern Bar 

Thursday 10pm Foxes Bar

Classes

Navan Comlthas run music sessions in Navan in which musicians of all ages and stardards are more than welcome to join in

Whistle – Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday
Flute – Tuesday
Fiddle – Tuesday & Thursday
Banjo – Thursday
Bodhran -Tuesday
Sean Nos Dance – Wednesday

To participate in these classes, you must be a registered member of Comhaltas.

Contact Details of Teachers

E. Carolan, Fiddle, 086 348 6570

U Carolan, Flute, 086 106 1811

Elaine Colwell, Whistle, 086 894 5080

Martin McCormack, Bodhran, 086 049 5673

Serena McManus, Sean nós dance, 087 644 4826

 Bill Slattery, Banjo, 087 628 0615

Membership

We are always looking for new members to join Comhaltas Navan Branch. Contact us at Comhaltas Navan if you need further details.

Members can complete payment online by choosing the appropriate membership below and completing payment via our online store.

Annual Fees :

Individual Child €6

Individual Adult €12

Family €20

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