List of High Achievers

The Irish Minstrels have a rich history and promoting and preserving traditional music, song and dance during its history, but there are a select group of people who have gone on to win the highest acolade there is within the Comhaltas movement - a Gold medal at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann (All-Ireland Fleadh). The following is a list of all our branch members who have achieved a coveted All-Ireland title between 1957 and 2009

                

Jimmy McHugh

Pat McNulty

Seamus O'Sullivan

Gerry Conlon

Seamus O'Sullivan

Gavin Pennycook

Gerry Conlon

Gerry Conlon

Frances Morton

Frances Morton

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Mark Maguire

Kevin O'Neill

Colm Canning

Kevin O'Neill

Colm Canning

Colm Canning

Sheila Friel

Colm Canning

Kevin O'Neill

Eleanor Keane

Danny Boyle

Roisin Anne Hughes

Kevin Murphy

St Roch's

Claire Friel

Claire Friel

David Foley

Katie Boyle

& Mairead McManus

St Roch's 'A'

Sheila Friel

Roisin Anne Hughes

St Roch's

Johnny Canning

This list has several missing gold winners from 2007 to 2010 and these will be updated as soon as they have been confirmed!!

Fiddle

Uileann Pipes

Senior Piano

Senior Piano

Senior Piano

U12 Fiddle

Senior Piano Accordion

Senior Piano

U18 Flute Slow Air

U18 Whistle Slow Air

Drums

Drums

Drums

Drums

Drums

Drums

Drums

Drums

Bodhrán

U18 Drums

U15 Mouth Organ

U18 Drums

U15 Mouth Organ

U18 Mouth Organ

U12 Flute Slow Air

U18 Drums

Senior Drums

Senior Fiddle Slow Air

U18 Drums

U15 Mouth Organ

U12 Piano Accordion

U12 Grúpa Cheoil

U12 Mouth Organ

U12 Singing

U15 Bodhran

Senior Duets

U12 Céili Bands

​U18 Flute Slow Air

U18 Mouth Organ

Senior Grúpa Cheoil

Senior Fiddle

1957

1958

1979

1984

1985

1987

1989

1989

1994

1994

1984

1985

1986

1988

1990

1992

1994

1995

1995

1996

1997

1997

1998

2000

2002

2002

2002

2002

2003

2003

2004

2004

2005

2005

2005

2005

2005

2006

2006

​2007

2009

Contacts

Branch Chairperson:

Frank McArdle

0141 563 2690

frnkmcardl@aol.com

Branch Secretary:

Moira Callaghan

56 Hillhouse Street

Balornock

Glasgow

G21 4HR

07968 043 864

moiracal@ntlworld.com

Website Enquiries:

Paddy Callaghan

paddy@comhaltas.co.uk

Glasgow Irish Minstrels and Comhaltas in Britain are supported by

Our classes are held in St Roch's Secondary School, Royston

Glasgow Irish Minstrels are a branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann