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to the website for the Cooley~Keegan San Francisco branch of
We encourage everyone to take a glimpse into the wonderful culture
of Ireland. Come join us for a great time with music, dance,
and special events. If you have never experienced Irish set
dancing or céilí dancing, let our excellent dance instructors
put you at ease.
Our dance lessons and dancing events are open to everyone, our
lessons are free as are most of the dance events. We do generally
charge for admission to céilís and workshops. For more information
about our dancing activities, please visit our dance
We hope you take a few minutes to tour our site. Be
sure to click Announcements, Events,
and Calendar to see what's
happening in our branch and surrounds.
Go raibh míle maith agaibh!
Announcements & News
The North American Comhaltas Convention comes to San Francisco in 2020!!
Yes, that's right, it has been many years since San Francisco has hosted the convention. We figured that it's time once again.
Please visit the Official CCE Convention 2020 Website for further information.
Children's Introduction Workshops - The San Francisco Cooley Keegan Branch of Comhaltas is hosting a Children's Music, Dance and Irish Language Workshop on Sunday, June 10th from 3 pm to 6 pm at the United Irish Cultural Center. This workshop is being sponsored by the Irish Consulate in San Francisco. See details below and in attached flyer.
It is important that you register to secure a spot in the workshop. We also need to know ahead of time how many instruments we need. We will be teaching whistle, fiddle, Irish Language and doing some simple Ceili dances.
Irish Language Classes are held weekly on Saturday at the United Irish Cultural Center. Pre-registration is required. Please contact
- (415) 681-4803 for more information.
Then of course, we have our regular Event List - a handy list outlining our regular monthly events.
hosts a night of Irish music and dance at the U.I.C.C. - Join
us on third Saturday of every month at the UICC for dinner, music
Scholarship - Application Form - The Mallen Scholarship was established through the generosity
of Kevin Mallen, an enthusiastic supporter of Comhaltas during his
lifetime. The purpose of the scholarship is to support students learning
to play traditional Irish music. Mr. Mallen’s generous bequest to
our Branch allows us to fund this scholarship in his name. Apply by February 15th for consideration of next years awards.
If you child is learning traditional Irish music, and will be aged
16 or under at the time of award, they are eligible for this scholarship.
Membership Forms - Paper versions are available here,
or you can use our on-line
membership form. Give the
gift of Irish Culture - Gift Memberships to CCE! Gift Membershihp form here.