Being a Member of Navan Comhaltas

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 energy...
The Bodhran

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 this...
Sean Nos Dancing

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 progress to...
The ins and outs of the Accordion.

The ins and outs of the Accordion.

The Accordion was first patented on the 6th of May 1829..It is not often you will see one  in an orchestra, but as a solo instrument in the right hand, it is an orchestra in itselfThere are basically three types of accordions ,namely, Diatonic. Piano. Chromatic.The...