Welcome to the homepage of Labhrás Ó Murchú, Ardstiúrthóir of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. For almost four decades Labhrás Ó Murchú has worked tirelessly to promote and develop the Irish cultural traditions throughout the Island of Ireland and beyond, through his work as Director General of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann and also as a member of Seanad Éireann from 1997 through until 2016.
An Award For Service

An Award For Service

The Ardstiúrthóir of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Labhrás Ó Murchú, has been conferred with an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Dublin City University in recognition of his lifelong service and achievements in the promotion of Irish culture and the promotion of Ireland’s interests at home and abroad.
Gradam an Phiarsaigh

Gradam an Phiarsaigh

In the the centenary year of the 1916 Rising,  Labhrás Ó Murchú, Director General of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, received the Gradam an Phiarsaigh (Pearse Award) from Fondúireacht an Phiarsaigh at a ceremony in Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Dublin. The award was presented by the President of the GAA, Aogán Ó Fearghaíl.
Honoured By His Own People

Honoured By His Own

The highest civic honour that the county of Tipperary can bestow to one of its own was awarded to Labhrás Ó Murchú for a lifetime's work dedicated to the promotion and development of Irish culture in a ceremony that marked the first civic honour to be accorded to an individual by Tipperary County Council.
Dublin Civic Honour Award

Dublin Civic Honour Award

Labhrás Ó Murchú of Cashel, Co. Tipperary, has been honoured by Dublin City for his cultural and social work. He has received the prestigious 1996 Lord Mayor's Civic Honour Award which was presented by Lord Mayor Alderman Sean D. Loftus, B.L., at a ceremony in the Mansion House.
Gradam Award for Úna Ó Murchú

Gradam an Chomhaltais: Úna Ó Murchú

Úna Ó Murchú, Director of the Brú Ború Cultural Centre, has been awarded Gradam an Chomhaltais, the supreme accolade of Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireann. Úna was presented with the award at a ceremony in Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Dublin by the Trustee General of Comhaltas, Pádraig Ó Ceallaigh.
Ardstiúrthóir, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and former member of Seanad Éireann.
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