Entries by Fleadh

Go Raibh Maith Agat

On behalf of the Fleadh Executive Committee it is with pleasure that we extend a “Go Raibh Maith agat” to all who made Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann the huge success that it was. The success of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 is the result of much collaboration across all the communities of Drogheda and further […]

Record crowds in Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018

The 68th annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann drew to a close over the weekend and it’s estimated that over 500,000 people visited Drogheda over the past week. The annual celebration of Irish music, dancing, storytelling and language has attracted record crowds to the town, on the banks of the Boyne. The festivities were opened by President […]

FLEADH CHEOIL NA hÉIREANN 2018 HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is making its way to Ireland’s Ancient East for first time in many years to celebrate Irish tradition through music, song, dance and Irish language. The Fleadh is the pivotal event in every Traditional Irish Musician’s annual calendar and this August marks the first time in many years that it will […]

Music At The Gate

We are only days away from the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil 2018.  As excitement mounts and the streets of Drogheda get a makeover, Music at the Gate brings the biggest free family event to the streets of Drogheda.   This month’s line-up is spectacular.  For both the morning and evening events, you will be entertained […]

FLEADH GOES GREEN FOR DROGHEDA 2018

The Green Fleadh Committee, in conjunction with the Fleadh Executive Committee, are making great strides to “green” the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Drogheda. The committee is comprised of Louth County Council staff, members of the Drogheda Tidy Towns committee and representatives of the local business community. Many of the local hospitality businesses which are […]

TURKISH AIRLINES AND GLOBE TRAVEL ANNOUNCE SPONSORSHIP OF FLEADH CHEOIL NA HÉIREANN 2018

Turkish Airlines and Globe Travel have announced sponsorship of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 which will take place this summer in Drogheda from 12th– 19thAugust. Speaking on behalf of Turkish Airlines, General Manager Mr. Hasan Mutlusaid, “We’re tremendously excited by our partnership with this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann and are looking forward to supporting the […]

MUSIC AT THE GATE REALLY RAMPING UP!

The summer sunshine is here. The ice creams are being devoured. The mood is up and town of Drogheda is gearing up for Fleadh Cheoil in August.   In just over 4 weeks time, the town will be filled with thousands of visitors from near and far, coming to experience Irish music, language, song and […]

COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRI ÉIREANN LAUNCH FLEADH CHEOIL NA hÉIREANN 2018

Dr Labhrás Ó’ Murchú, Ardstiúrthóir, Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireannofficially launched Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 at a ceremony in the Westcourt Hotel, Drogheda on Wednesday evening. This will be the 68thFleadh Cheoil na hÉireann and for the first time in it’s history the Fleadh will be held on the north east coast of Ireland. Dr Labhrás […]

PRIMARY SCHOOLS GATHER IN DROGHEDA ON MIDSUMMERS DAY FOR ‘CAS AMHRÁN’

PRIMARY SCHOOLS GATHER IN DROGHEDA ON MIDSUMMERS DAY FOR ‘CAS AMHRÁN’ Almost 1,500 students from 22 schools across Drogheda and surrounding areas came together to participate in ‘Cas Amhrán’ on -THURSDAY 21stof June in the  O’Raghallaigh’s GAA club as part of the youth programme for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. The ‘Cas Amhrán’ initiative involved primary […]