Chris Roche & John O’Hare

In Vicoria Ward there are twelve members of the Liverpool Comhaltas based at St Michael’s Social Club, Everton. The group is dedicated to preserving and performing irish music and song. They hold regular sessions in the Centre and around Merseyside. There is also a young persons Ceilidh band and volunteers offer free training on folk instruments.

Here are Two jigs on Piano Accordion, from John O’Hare,  accompanied by my son Chris Roche on the Piano. Both are members of  Liverpool Comhaltas Ceilidh Band.

For more information on the Liverpool Comhaltas CLICK HERE

Chris travelled to Cavan in  Ireland last year to compete in the “2012 All-Ireland” Irish music & singing 2012 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil

H he gained Silver medal in the 16-18 singing competition against stiff opposition from a young man from Kerry, the previous years winner. Chris won gold in the British Fleadh Cheoil held in Leicester in September.

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Chris Roche receives the Silver medal from the Mayor of Cavan

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