Sunday sessions in the Blue ball pub

Hey everybody

We have just commenced a weekly session in the Blue Ball pub from 5 pm all welcome, bring your instruments, dancing shoes, voice and join in for the craic.


Musicians who want to perform in our summer seisiún series are expected to attend our weekly practice between 4 and 5 pm before open session gets going.

May - 17 - 2017


Set dancing classes wrapup

On Thursday the 20th of April we had our last set dancing class and we have now receded back into the shadows giving way to the long summer evenings cutting grass or saving turf, etc, etc or what ever keeps you out of trouble these days.

We had a great turnout with 4 sets on the floor at any given time and that together with different party pieces from many characters made for a very entertaining night.

A big thanks to Norah Carroll for steering us through the winter months with quick wit and plenty of laughter and we are looking forward to doing it all again in September 😉



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On our final night coincided with a fund raiser for Sinéad Greene who is travelling to Calcutta with a group of teachers for 6 weeks on a voluntary basis to offer teaching support to those in need, over €400 was raised on the night and a big thank you to all in attendance for their generosity.

So we wish the best of luck to Sinéad on her trip.

May - 17 - 2017


Tullamore Credit Union Community support fund

Rahan Comhaltas would like to thank Tullamore Credit Union

for their generous support through their Community Support Fund 2017 to aid us maintain and build upon our musical instrument bank which is a great benefit to our students who are exploring as to which instrument they would like to learn.


April - 18 - 2017


Happy St Patricks day


Some pics from the craic in Eskir Rí nursing home at their annual indoor parade


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March - 13 - 2017


Set Dancing Lessons

Happy Christmas to you all from Rahan Comhaltas and we wish you a happy and healthy new year.



Set dancing Committee present the two Joe’s from St Vincent De Paul, Clara branch the takings from our Christmas breakup Ceili which exceeded €120.

Classes return on Thursday 12th of January, and everybody is welcome, so lets shake off the turkey together.

December - 16 - 2016


Offaly Comhaltas Awards – Sunday 6th November 2016


Midlands Radio 3 Coppers And Brass – coverage of the annual Offaly Comhaltas Awards  which took place in the Bridge house on Sunday 6th November 2016


This link to a podcast of the program was kindly shared to us by Emma Comerford.


November - 26 - 2016


Mummers will take place again in New Inn, Galway on 7/8th of Jan. 2017


We are looking for expressions of interest from anyone willing to take part in this event

November - 17 - 2016


Carol Service on the 11th December at 7pm 2016 in the Island Church

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Our updated Set List for the event below

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November - 17 - 2016


Trad for Trocaire

We are proud to report that we managed to raise €460 for Trocaire, many thanks to all involved in a very successful and enjoyable fund raiser!





October - 12 - 2016