Fleadh – May 5, 2017

The following local Pittsburgh fiddle players participated in the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh on May 5, 2017 in Parsippany, NJ. Margaret Kepler, Michael Kepler, Elizabeth Nist, and Brianna Cobbey! Congratulations to all participants on a job well done! A special congratulations to Elizabeth Nist for winning the U12 Slow Air Competition. Elizabeth is taught by Katie Grennan and Sean Garee (Back row: Elizabeth and Michael   Front row: Brianna and Margaret)

Fleadh Update

Fleadh Entry Reminder! Do not forget to send your fleadh entry into Terry Raffery by the deadline for entry, April 3!  Entries received after that date will be assessed a $50 late fee. In addition, Duets, Trios, Grupai Cheoil, and Ceili Bands must submit their entries before the Fleadh and will not be permitted to submit their entry during the Fleadh weekend Visit nyfleadh.com for all your Mid-Atlantic Fleadh questions!

CCE Seisiún

Do you enjoy playing Irish Music and meeting local musicians that share the same passion for the Irish Culture!  Then come and join us for our monthly seisiúns at the Irish Centre of Pittsburgh!   All ages are welcome!  It is sure to be an evening of fun, food and friends! Next seisiún will be on April 21, 2017 7pm-8pm – Slow seisiún 8pm -??? – Regular seisiún

Fleadh – Save the Date!

Are you an Irish musician, singer, or dancer?  Do you like to meet new people and enjoy making music with other musicians?   Then the fleadh is for you!   Not only is the fleadh the most important Irish music competition, but it is also a fantastic way to make life-long friends and memories.   For some it is an honor just to compete and for others it is a great achievement to become an All-Ireland Champion.  The Mid-Atlantic Fleadh will take place on May 5, 2017 in Parsippany New Jersey.  If you are interested in participating in the Fleadh please click on the link below. https://midatlanticcce.wordpress.com/mid-atlantic-fleadh/  

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Congratulations to the following dance schools for their participation during Pittsburgh’s St.  Patrick’s Day Parade. The Sara Madigan Award (The Best Irish Entry):  Burke-Conroy School of Irish Dance The John J. McEvoy Award – Best Senior Irish Dancers Winner: Burke-Conroy School of Irish Dance Runner Up: Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance    Best Junior Irish Dancers  Winner: Bell School of Irish Dance Runner Up: Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance   Burke-Conroy Irish dancers, winners of The Sara Madigan Award, braved the frigid temperatures and had a blast marching in this year’s parade.  The parade took place on March 11th, 2017