Rathfarnham Concert Band was founded in 1980 and has been an integral part of our community here in Rathfarnham. Children as young as 8 begin their musical journey with the recorder classes in St Mary’s Boys School on the Grange Road. From there, they join the Tyro band where their musical journey continues.

In total we have five bands: a Tyro band for beginners, a Junior band, Intermediate band, Senior band, and more recently a Jazz band. We have band rehearsals, lessons and theory every Monday night and Band rehearsal every Sunday morning.

History of Rathfarnham Concert Band

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The Committees


Daire Keogh

Vice-Chairperson & Child Protection Officer

Mary O’Flaherty


Katie Keogh

Musical Director

Vincent Kennedy


Padraig Dunne

Junior Band Officers

Edel McDonnell & Kevin Nolan

Inter Band Officers

Dympna Murphy, Noreen Flanagan & Nicky O’Riordan

Jazz Band Officer

Rose Marie Corrigan

Senior Band Officer

Roisin O’Flaherty

Committee Members

Pauline Kennedy, Sean McCreery, Grainne Kennedy and Hannah Dunne

Graphic Designer

Roisin O’Flaherty


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