Events at Comhaltas Ottawa

IRISH LANGUAGE AND DANCE CLASSES

All classes and ceilis are at Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, 194 Fourth Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 2L6 unless otherwise indicated.

Monday/Dé Luain

    Language Classes:
  • 6:00-7:00 pm Beginner Irish
  • 6:00-7:00 pm Advanced Beginner Irish
  • 7:00-8:30 pm Intermediate Irish
  • 7:00-8:30 pm Advanced Irish
    Dance Classes:
  • 6:30-8:00 pm Set Dancing/ Sean-nós dancing
  • 8:00-9:30 pm Solo Dancing

Dates of 2017-2018 Season's classes. Please note that the fall term has 14 classes; the winter term has 18 classes.

  • September 2017: 11, 18, 25
  • October 2017: 2, 16, 23, 30
  • November 2017: 6, 13, 20, 27
  • December 2017: 4, 11, 18

  • January 2018: 8, 15, 22, 29
  • February 2018: 5, 12, 26
  • March 2018: 5, 12, 19, 26
  • April 2018: 9, 16, 23, 30
  • May 2018: 7, 14, 28

Beginners: Have never done any Irish, ever. Advanced Beginner: Have previously done some Irish but need a refresher Intermediate: Can have very simple conversation in Irish. High Intermediate: Has a reasonable level of fluency. Can participate in everyday conversation, can read simple Irish text and writing simple sentences . Advanced: Has a good to high level of fluency of the Irish language.

If you are interested in registering and on the courses fees, please check Membership and Class Registration page. For any questions on Language classes, please send us a message using the contact form in the Contact Us page.

  • 6:30-8:00 pm Set Dancing/ Sean-nós
  • 8:00-9:30 pm Solo Dancing

Danny Doyle/ Carol Ann Bower teach the Set, céilí and Sean-nós dance classes (if there are students interested in Sean-nós) (cabowers001@gmail.com).

Caitlin Crockard teaches Solo dance classes (cscrockard@hotmail.com)

Monday night classes will begin on September and run until December and resume on January and run until May 2016.

CEILI DATES AND UPCOMING EVENTS

2017

September

  • Monday 11 September, classes start!

  • Saturday 16 September, 7PM-10:30PM. First céilí of the season! Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, 194 Forth Avenue (at Percy st.) in the Glebe.

October

  • Thursday, October 5th at 6:30pm, Ottawa Irish Arts AGM: This will take place at the Elmvale branch of the OPL (1910 St Laurent Blvd).
  • Saturday, 14 October at 1:00pm, CCE Regional (Canada East) AGM, which we're hosting this year. This will take place also at the Elmvale branch. The céilí is of course the same day.
  • Saturday 14 October, 7PM-10:30PM. Pre-Halloween Céilí! Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, 194 Forth Avenue (at Percy st.) in the Glebe. No experience necessary for dancing (people will help you). A lot of fun and at a great price! $15 non members, $10 members, $5 registered students, 12 and under free.

Saturday/Dé Sathairn

Céilís of the 2017-2018 season.

2017
  • September 16
  • October 14
  • November 18

2018
  • January 20
  • February 10
  • March 17 (St. Patrick's Day Céilí)
  • April 21
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Last updated: 17 September 2017

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