Classes will be held on the following dates in 2017 /2018

No classes 26th Oct and 2nd Nov (Mid Term Break)

Nov 2017     9    16     23     30

Dec 2017     7     14  (Christmas Concert from 6pm - everyone plays - no classes)

No Classes Dec 21  28

No Classes Jan 4

Jan 2018     11     18     25

No Classes Feb 15 (Mid Term Break)

Feb 2018     1     8     22

No Classes Mar 29 (Holy Thursday)

Mar 2018     1     8     15     22

No Classes Apr 5 (Easter Week)

Apr 2018     12     19     26

May 2018     3     10     17 (End of year concert - everyone plays - no classes)

 

Important Dates in 2017/2018

 

Children's Christmas Party Sun Dec 3rd 3-5pm, Ruah Centre Ballyroan Rathfarnham (see Events)

Christmas Concert - from 6pm Dec 14th - all play, no classes

 Wren Boys St Stephens Day 1pm

Polka Tots starts 22nd Feb for 5 weeks until Easter. Polka Tots runs from 22nd Feb for 5 weeks for children aged 7+ who hope to start lessons in September 2018. This gives them a fun friendly introduction to Irish Music. The cost is €20 for the 5 weeks. The class runs from 6-6.30pm.

Please be mindful when you are booking family holidays etc of the Fleadh Cheoil dates. If your child is participating in Grupa Cheoil or Céilí band it is important that they are available on these dates - and if they cannot - that the relevant teacher is informed as soon as possible. it is branch policy that those children who have participated in the previous competition move on to the next one (eg. Leinster moving onto All Ireland) if they are placed. The dates are as follows:

Dublin Fleadh :      12th 13th May 2018

Leinster Fleadh :    TBD

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann :   12 - 19 August 2018 Drogheda Co.Louth

Registration for Individual Competition entries into the Dublin Fleadh Cheoil will be on the nights 1st - 15th March at a special Fleadh Desk in St. Colmcilles.

Ceol na mBan Mar 10 2018 International womens day concert