Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
Founded in 1951, Comhaltas is dedicated to the promotion of Irish traditional music song and dance, and to foster the Irish Language. Today CCÉ has approximately 400 branches in every part of Ireland, in Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan and many other parts of the World.
The Carrickmacross branch was formed in 1972. Almost fifty years on, the branch organises weekly traditional music and dancing classes in both the Workhouse, Carrickmacross and in the Community Centre in Corduff. Montly sessions are held also in Carrickmacross and Corduff, including an adult slow session. Our branch complies with the both the statutory and the national Comhaltas regulations with regard to child protection and our weekly class teachers and all our branch committee members are Garda vetted.
Founded in St Francis Xavier Church, Gardiner St, Dublin on 28th December 1898 by Fr James A Cullen. The Pioneer Association promotes absentisim. Pioneer Associations in south Monaghan, co-ordinate days out and promote absentisim. Pioneer Association operate in Carrickmacross, Donaghmoyne, Killanny, Inniskeen, and Magheracloone.
3rd Monaghan Scouting Ireland C.S.I Carrickmacross
Carrickmacross Celtic Supporters Club
1st Monday of every month.
The Carrickmacross Celtic Supporters Club was set up on the 30th July 2001 following a meeting which took place in McNally’s Tavern. The club committee was elected on the night and the Club now boasts approximately 230 members. Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month in McNally’s at 9.00pm. These meetings are held specifically for club members to voice their opinions, to find out about upcoming trips, club events, general information about the club, etc. Club news will also appear in The Northern Standard and Dundalk Democrat on a weekly basis. For further information about the Club contact Brian Keenan (Club Chairman) at the above number or phone 087 250 8058.