Formed in 1980 Comhaltas An Chéide – Keady CCÉ, Co. Armagh has for over 40 years been promoting all aspects of our culture including Irish Music, Singing and the Irish language.

Our branch is probably best known for the Wednesday Night Session which take place in Cassies Bar in the town. Starting at 8:30pm beginner / improver adults are welcome to attend a slower paced session this is followed by our senior session which starts at 9:30pm – late, all musicians, singers, dancers, story tellers and listeners are welcome.

We currently offer a wide varitey of music lessons weekly. These take place in the Tommy Makem Arts & Community Centre and attract students from Keady and the wider area. Students have the option to attend more than one class with some choosing to learn a second or even third instrument!


Classes currently offered; 

  1. Accordion
  2. Banjo
  3. Bodhrán
  4. Concertina
  5. Fiddle
  6. Flute
  7. Guitar
  8. Mandolin
  9. Singing
  10. Tin Whistle

An Chéide CCÉ can be contacted by emailing;

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