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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 […]

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR THE PEOPLE OF DROGHEDA

Members of the public in Drogheda are being invited to attend an important information briefing on arrangements for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018. The event, which is hosted by the local Fleadh Executive Committee and supported by Louth County Council, will be held on Thursday 21st June between 4pm and 7:30pm at the Drogheda Youth […]

Children’s Mid Morning Sessions

Children’s Mid Morning Sessions will take place from 13-16 August from 11am-12pm at the Barbican Theatre in Drogheda. Monday 13th August  Join BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2013, Paddy Callaghan, Glasgow. Tuesday 14th August  Mid Morning session hosted by multi-instrumentalist Kathryn Brown, Tipperary. Wednesday 15th August  Enjoy a few tunes and maybe a […]

LOCAL BUSINESSES INVITED TO FLEADH CHEOIL NA hÉIREANN BRIEFING

Members of the local business community are invited to an important information briefing on arrangements for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018. The event, which is hosted by the local Fleadh Executive Committee and supported by Louth County Council, will be held on Wednesday 30th May, from 6pm for a 6.30pm start at the Westcourt Hotel, […]

DROGHEDA WELCOMES FLEADH CHEOIL NA hÉIREANN 2018

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 is the largest celebration of Irish music, song and dance in the world and has been launched in Drogheda, Co.Louth today, Tuesday 1st May 2018. This year’s Fleadh, which is sponsored by the Credit Union, will be held from 12th – 19th of August and boasts some of the country’s […]