Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region

O’Neill Malcom Branch Featured in Fairfax Connection! by midatlanticcce
October 7, 2009, 10:39 am
Filed under: O’Neill-Malcom

The O’Neill Malcom Branch‘s Irish Folk Festival was given a great write-up in the Fairfax Connection newspaper.  Congrats, people!

These Irish Eyes See No Rain
Annual Irish Folk Festival comes to Old Town Fairfax.
By Justin Fanizzi
Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Although the skies above may have been gray, Old Town Fairfax was orange and green Saturday, Sept. 26 as the O’Neill Malcom Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCE) conducted its annual Irish Folk Festival.

Each year, the festival promotes and celebrates Irish music and dance, draws some of the biggest names in the world of Irish music and even introduces some new, local faces to the community.

“We’re trying to promote Irish culture for the next generation,” said Festival Co-Chairman Maddy O’Neill-Dean. “As Irish musicians, it’s all about carrying on the tradition.”

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