Colm Phelan of Goitse featured in Irish Music Magazine

Judging CoIm Phelan’s credentials isn’t necessary as he has achieved considerable success as a bodhrán exponents and céilí band drummer. He has been playing drums since childhood and has been a prominent contender in All-Ireland competitions for many years, in fact CoIm qualified for the All-Ireland finals in his very first year of playing. CoIm’s proudest achievements being the first ever World Bodhrán Champion, in Miltown, Co Kerry in 2006, and in the same year winning the All Ireland in Letterkenny for the second year in succession. There was another milestone for CoIm as he was the first ever solo bodhrán player to be included on a Comhaltas tour of Ireland in 2011.

Irish Music Magazine - March 2012