About Us

The Committee


Committee Members

Seated :

  • Aisling Bonner - Feis Secretary
  • Fr K Mullan - Chairperson
  • Ursula Clifford - Registrar
  • Kathleen McGlinchey - Medals & Competitions Co-Ordinator


Back: left to right

  • Carmel McCallion - Hostess
  • Martin McNamee - Finance Assistant
  • Christine McIvor - Assistant Treasurer
  • Deirdre Kelly - Feis Assistant
  • Elizabeth McCloskey - Dancing Co-Ordinator
  • Betty Gallagher - Speech & Drama Secretary
  • Pat MacCafferty - Music Secretary
  • Collette Craig - Cups & Trophies Secretary


Our Aims

The aims of Derry Feis (Feis Dhoire Cholmcille) is to promote and enhance the culture, arts and in particular the respective disciplines of the 


  • Irish
  • Classical Musical
  • Traditional Music
  • Song 
  • Speech and Drama
  • History
  • Irish Dancing
  • Heritage of Ireland

and shall encourage participation in the annual Feis by competitors, audiences, and groups irrespective of their gender, disability, cultural, religious, political, or social background.


The Derry Feis (Feis Dhoire Cholmcille) will achieved this by:


  1. Setting and maintaining standards through the appointment of accredited Adjudicators for each of the above disciplines 
  2. In partnership with other recognised organisations in the same disciplines to ensure that standards are maintain
  3. Supporting the cultural and history by awarding bursaries to winners in order to develop their skills and talents
The Derry Feis is registered as: Feis Dhoire Cholmcille Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland No: NIC 107559