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an informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling

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St Patrick's Festival and RTE Radio 1's Ceili House present an evening of traditional music, song and dance in the spectacular setting of the National Concert Hall.
Coventry Comhaltas wanted to give something back and decided to donate a grand total of PS1,153 to the charity which was raised during the Ceili at the end of last year.
We have got second and third place before with the ceili so we're really pleased we've now won it," added Fiona, who has been teaching for 15 years.
This year, we were honoured to host two excellent groups from Ireland - the South Sligo Ceili band and the Tulla Pipe and Drum band of County Clare.
By 1992, the band had its first hit single, "Funky Ceili.
She, along with her siblings, was a member of the Keane Ceili Band which was popular for dances in the Tuam area during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
Paralympic blind footballer Lee Greatbatch walking to school with Brandon and Ceili Holden-Russell, aged seven and nine.
Traditional Irish Music, UO student group Ceili Mhor
This year's events will include the annual parade through the centre of London, with Irish bands and floats, a free festival in Trafalgar Square, a traditional Irish dancing Ceili in Leicester Square and an Irish food fair with Irish music in Covent Garden.
Irish group the Electric Ceili Band erupt with Celtic sounds, Breton's Twm Twp add a French flavour, Amigos perform gypsy tunes and Cajuns Denbo sing Cajun and Zydeco songs in Welsh.
Ceili Cushions[TM] (pronounced KAY-lee) are adhesive pads that cushion the toes and heels and fit in tap, jazz, ballroom, and character shoes as well as shoes for Irish dance.
Given a lift by its folksy soundtrack of toe-tapping Ceili dance tunes, the film is handsomely produced and engaging enough, but never more than that due to a weak dramatic arc and soft conflicts in Nicholas Adams' script and to John Irvin's functional direction.
In the center, throngs of teens danced to the beat of the music from live performers such as Tony Melendez, Steve Angrisano, Jesse Manibusan and the Irish Christian band Ceili Rain
Hayes performed alongside his fiddler father in the Tulla Ceili Band, playing every week for traditional dancers throughout Ireland.
ALTERNATIVE St Patrick's Day celebrations for Belfast's Holylands will bring "positive change" to the area with entertainment ranging from a street ceili to history tours.