Groupa Cheoil is the term given to a multi instrumental group ensemble where students learn to play together a varied selection of musical forms. Groupa Cheoil classes are divided into age groups eg Under 12 years, Under 15 years, and Under 18 years. Music given in Groupa class is in addition to music given in instrumental class therefore there are extra demands on a student. These demands are not excessive however they do require a little extra practice, the ability to read music isalso an advantage. Groupa Cheoil classes play an important role in the social development of branch musicians they also complement and speed the learning process resulting in musicians becoming confident playing at public events including in Fleadh competitions. Please note that only tutors recommendation apply if a student wishes to join a Groupa Cheoil. Final selection of musicians to represent the branch in Groupa Cheoil competitions will also be made by tutors.