Boston chapter of
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CEE Boston) is celebrating its 40th anniversary from
1-6 p.m. on Sunday, October 24, 2016 at the Irish Cultural Centre in . Canton
Admission is free but donations are accepted at the door. The festivities included continuous music by the CCE Boston Ceili Band and other special guests, along with set dancing and step dancing.
Boston chapter was
launched in 1975 by Irish fiddler Larry Reynolds, accordionist Billy Caples,
radio host John Curran and Pat and Mary Barry, as a way of preserving Irish
traditional music, dance and culture in the New England
At first the branch activities were held at the VFW Hall in Allston, before moving to the Canadian American Club in
, where activities continue today. Watertown
Boston chapter is
called the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley Branch, in honor of three of ’s most important
traditional musicians. Find out more about CCE Boston here. Boston
Read more about Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann in the United States.