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Ceoltóirí Crosskeys
Click to expand (77Kb) Ceoltoiri Crosskeys was founded in the summer of 1998 when the 'Crosskeys' 12-15 Grupa Cheoil qualified to represent Ulster at the All-Ireland Fleadh. The infamous 'green' shirts were born and made their first appearance on stage in Ballina. After the Fleadh the 'Ceoltoiri Crosskeys' title was expanded to include all playing members.
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Ceoltoiri Crosskeys has gone from strength to strength. Since its formation in the summer of '98, five All-Ireland titles have been brought home to the Crosskeys. The 12-15 Ceili Band title in 1999, in the Millennium year the 15-18 Grupai Cheoil and Trio titles, to mark the 50th year 2001 the 15-18 Duet title and for 2002 the 15-18 Ceili Band title.

Click to expand (89Kb) All-Ireland Champions 15-18 Ceili Band - Listowel 2002
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Click to expand (70Kb) All-Ireland Champions 15-18 Duet - Listowel 2001
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Click to expand (75Kb) All-Ireland Champions 15-18 Grupai Cheoil - Enniscorthy 2000
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Click to expand (110Kb) All-Ireland Champions 15-18 Trio - Enniscorthy 2000
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Click to expand (58Kb) All-Ireland Champions 12-15 Ceili Band - Enniscorthy 1999
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Many thanks to Sheenagh and Martin for their hard work. This was a great achievement and a magnificent boost for traditional music in the Crosskeys area.

Scór na nÓg 2000
Click to expand (56Kb) Five members of Ceoltoiri Crosskeys representing Portglenone GAC took part in the instrumental music(Ceol Uirlise) section of Scór na nÓg . Ulster winners for the past two years they went one step further this year and captured the All-Ireland title in Athlone (20th Feb '00). Click on photo to see the winning group during the presentation of medals on the stage at Athlone.
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The Minstrels CCE (Glasgow)
On the 18th,19th and 20th of February (2000) Ceoltoiri Crosskeys hosted a visit by 'The Minstrels'. A great weekend of music in the Crosskeys was enjoyed by all. Thanks to Drew and the squad for making the trip. Plans are well under way for a visit to Glasgow at Easter. Click on the small photo to view a selection of snaps from the weekend. Click to see pics
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Trip to Glasgow
Click to see pics On Easter Sunday Afternoon (23/4/2000) Ceoltoiri Crosskeys set out to visit 'The Minstrels CCE' branch in Glasgow. With sleep in short supply a very enjoyable 3 days of music,song and dance were to follow. Many thanks to all the members of the Minstrels for looking after us so well and especially the Monday evening "dancing" lessons. Click on the small photo to view a selection of snaps from the trip.

During our visit to Glasgow Sheenagh and Sean Og composed a jig "Trip to Troon" to mark the occasion. Click on the title to see a copy of the tune.
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A big thankyou to all our musicians and supporters.

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