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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 ceilis 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
Saint Patricks Ceili - Please join us on Sunday March 24th for a fun night of music and dancing during our annual Saint Patrick's ceili. Music is provided by the Shannon Ceili Band. We will also be awarding this years T. Kevin Mallen and Michael Healy Music Scolarship Awards to those deserving young musicians, It all starts at 7:00pm. Adults: $10, Children: Free.
|Language and Music Classes - We are now offering following classes on a weekly basis:
||Irish Language Classes - are held weekly on Saturday morning at the U.I.C.C.
||Children's Tin Whistle Classes - are held weekly on Thursday nights at the U.I.C.C.
||Children's Fiddle Classes - are held weekly on Thursday nights at the U.I.C.C.
||Children & Adult Bodhran Classes - To be detemined.
for more information.
Then of course, we have our regular Event List - Here is 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 January 31st 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! Sample form here.