Welcome to the blog of the Ottawa Irish Arts. We are a branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCE). CCE is an international organization dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of traditional Irish music, dance, language and culture.
The Ottawa Branch was founded in 1975.
Welcome - Failte Romhat!
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Friday, 10 October 2014
Don Kavanagh to receive Community Award for Arts and Culture
One of the founders of CCÉ Ottawa, Don
Kavanagh has been selected to receive the 2014
Arts and Culture award from the Regional Association of West Quebecers.
Don, a native of Dublin, grew up with
traditional Irish music, he is well-known musician renown for his slow airs and
hornpipes played on his trusty harmonica. He arrived in Canada in 1954, and
along with other Irish-born musicians founded CCÉ Ottawa Branch in 1975.
The award will be presented at the annual
Awards Banquet at the Aydelu Centre in Aylmer. Ticket includes a full buffet by Shep's Catering and the Awards Ceremony. There
is a draw for a dinner for two at Bistro Ambrosia in Aylmer for tickets
purchased by 16th October.