Application (Fees)


The following are guaranteed to get their chosen venue:

  • earliest 15 fiddle applicants per venue
  • earliest 6 flute/pipes applicants per venue
  • earliest 8 banjo applicants per venue
  • earliest 8 concertina applicants per venue
  • earliest 6 accordion applicants per venue
  • earliest 3 harp applicants per venue

*Subject to normal admission criteria

Later applicants may get their choice of venue too – but that will be at the discretion of the Meitheal directors. This is to ensure an equal musical standard and age profile across the two venues.
Directors’ decisions re. allocation of venue are final. Requests to change from one venue to another will not be entertained. If you wish to be with a friend, both should apply early to the same venue. Siblings will be kept together.

Is Meitheal expensive at €700?

  • Five nights accommodation (5×30) value €170
  • 5x 3 basic meals a day + snacks (5×30) value €150
  • Tuition, Activities 5x 15-hr days (5×150) value €750
  • Supervision during breaks & night (5×20) value €100

Total value €1,170
Plus: Unique programme of activities, eligibility for unrivaled Awards and Performance opportunities. Priceless!!

Meitheal fee for all this: €700.  10% discount for 2nd/3rd family member.
Make up your own mind!

Did you click SUBMIT?  If so, you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.

Two ways you may pay your deposit:

  1. via Cheque/P.O./Draft – Make payable to MEITHEAL CCE – Post to Meitheal, c/o Garry Shannon, Ruan, Co. Clare
  2. via Bank Transfer
    Details: Account name: Ceol Meitheal Ltd
    IBAN: IE48BOFI 90421094259725

*Make sure to write the applicant’s name on back of cheque/PO.  Or if making a bank transfer, ensure applicant’s name is specified!