The second birthday of the monthly ceilis in Carrigaline, Co Cork, was celebrated in December 1998 with a cake and a bagpiper. Everyone shared a slice and a cup of tea.
Tea is served at special occasions in Vaughan's Barn, Kilfenora, Co Clare, such as the Christmas party in December 1998.
Three of the leading lights of the Half-Door Club from Co Laois, Jerry (?), Micheal Lalor and John Sinnott, drove up to a ceili in Claddagh Hall, Co Galway, in December 1998.
Out on the wren on St Stephen's day near Kilfenora, Co Clare, 26 December 1998. Severe storms had already cut the electricity when this photo was taken.
Most ceilis in Northern Ireland feature a supper break with tea, sandwiches and cake. This is the break at the monthly dance in Hilltown, Co Down in January 1999. Playing that night was Cathal McAnulty and band, seen here playing the national anthem.
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