At 2pm on February 24 2018 a meeting took place at MacLeod Ale House in Van Nuys, California.

The intent of the meeting was to establish a branch of the Irish organization Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. The purpose of Comhaltas is to promote traditional Irish music, dance and language around the world.

After much discussion on the pros and cons of being a non profit organization, an election was held for members of the Board resulting in the following:

Aedan MacdonnellSecretary          Caitríona WeaferLanguage
Donnacadh O DubhghaillAuditor          Diane GrotjohnVice Chairman
Erin Scott-HainesPublic Relations          Jim ForsythChairman
Cionnaith ÓMailleTreasurer          Michael KellyMembership
Pádraig Ó DorchaidheDelegate          Taidhg Ó MáirtínPresident

For more information please contact info@ComhaltasLA.org
Oró Sé Do Bheatha 'Bhaile - Cionnaith ÓMaille
Green Field's Of Erin - Ploughboys
Fields of Athenry - Sligo Rags
Come Out Ye Black And Tans - Fenians
The Blackbird, Set Dance - Pádraig Ó Dorchaidhe
The Praties
Foggy Dew - The Young Dubliners
Whiskey Sunday Band
Tír na nÓg Is Calling - Craic In The Stone
Star of the County Down - Mayde In Ireland
Waking Kate
Siobhan Ni Laoghaire - Donnacadh O Dubhghaill
The Little Beggarman - Dropkick Mickeys
Athlone - O'Carolan - Aedan MacDonnell

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