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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.
By 1992, the band had its first hit single, "Funky Ceili.
In Eileen O'Brien's atmospheric account of her father's early days as a musician we can follow his musical path from his home place, where he played with the Tulla Ceili Band and many renowned East Galway musicians, such as Paddy Kelly and Paddy Fahy, to New York in the 1950s, where his musical companions included Andy McGann, Paddy Reynolds, and Larry Redican, as well as Jack Coen and Felix Dolan.
Paralympic blind footballer Lee Greatbatch walking to school with Brandon and Ceili Holden-Russell, aged seven and nine.
She will add variety to the evening concert, serve as the caller during the Ceili dance and teach a workshop.
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.
Monica's School Walter Garvin Award: Best Irish Dancing Group: Coyle School of Irish Dance Marie Burns Award: Outstanding Adult Ceili Dance Group: Tara Gael Dancers
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.
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
The truth is, more than once during group dance competition, called a ceili (KAY lee), Katie has pushed herself through an asthma attack.
Hayes performed alongside his fiddler father in the Tulla Ceili Band, playing every week for traditional dancers throughout Ireland.
Don't miss Lough Gur Summer Solstice Festival, June 20-23 - enjoy entertainment including live music and a ceili for adults and for the children circus skills workshop, pet farm and bouncy castles.