About Us

Coventry Comhaltas is the local branch of the worldwide Irish music and cultural organisation Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ) for the Coventry area. For more information about CCÉ please see About Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. The Coventry branch has strong links to its neighbouring branches in South Birmingham, Leicester, Leamington, Luton, Nottingham, Cambridge and Newport (Wales).

The Coventry Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann is a creative community nurturing Irish culture. We are dedicated to promoting Irish music, dance and language.


We hold music classes for a range of traditional instruments, including fiddle, banjo, tin whistle, button accordion, mandolin and bodhran, every Tuesday evening commencing at 7.00 pm for tin whistle and 7.30 pm for all other instruments. Lessons are £2 per week with the first taster lesson absolutely free.

Tin Whistle                    Jarlath Mulhern           7pm – 8.30pm
Button Accordion         Michael Fitzgerald       7.30pm – 9.00pm
Fiddle                              Fiona Hoey                    7pm – 8.30pm
Mandolin                        James Bradley               7.30pm – 8.30pm 
Bodhran                          Syl Cullen                      8pm – 8.30pm
Banjo                               Boo Cullen                     8pm – 8.30pm

For more information on our teachers, please see Meet Our Teachers.

Classes are followed by a session in which musicians of all abilities are welcome to come along and join in. If you do not play an instrument but enjoy listening to Irish music you are also more than welcome to join us.


We hold Ceili’s intermittently that are always well advertised in advance. We teach traditional ceili dancing to live music.

All of our contact details can be found here: https://coventrycomhaltas.wordpress.com/contact-us/

We currently meet at The Hearsall Inn, 45 Craven Street, Chapelfields, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV5 8DS.

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