Entries by Fleadh


After a very long winter, Music at the Gate is back to fill streets of Drogheda with traditional Irish music, song and dance. Taking place on Saturday 5th May from 10.30am to 2.00pm at Saint Laurence’s Gate, this free event is open to everyone. Founder of #MusicAtTheGate Darragh Ó hÉiligh explains “This is an open […]

The Essential Guide To Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

The Executive Committee for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is finalising a full programme of events in the coming weeks as the final touches are put in place ahead of the week-long festivities set to take place. Significant progress has been made in recent weeks with event organisers receiving a further endorsement of their hard work last […]

Fleadh Licence Application Submitted To Louth County Council

The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Executive Committee has submitted an application to Louth County Council seeking official approval for the staging of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Drogheda during the summer. A licence application is being sought by the committee from Louth County Council for the event, which is expected to attract close to 400,000 […]

Saint Patrick set to pave the way for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Festival

Drogheda can expect a Saint Patrick’s Day with a difference this year, with a four-day extravaganza spanning Friday to Monday planned throughout the town, which is part of an extensive programme of exciting family events planned in the run up to Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann this August. Residents and visitors to Drogheda will be treated […]

Drogheda Secures Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann For A Second Year

In a matter of weeks, Drogheda will announce a full programme featuring some of the top Irish and International artists set to perform at this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. The news comes as Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann awarded Drogheda the honour of hosting the Fleadh in 2019 for the second consecutive year.   Chairperson of […]


Celebrating Irish Culture – Sneak Peek at The Programme! St. Patrick’s Day is turning in to a weekend festival for 2018 with the theme of celebrating Irish Culture – the year of the Fleadh. A weekend-long celebration of Irish culture, music, language, song and dance is planned to turn the town into a colourful celebration […]

Entertainment locations identified for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Drogheda 2018

Three strategic locations have been identified in Drogheda for the Gig Rig, the Dome and a location for Fleadh TV as part of the preparations for Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann 2018. The Fleadh executive committee undertook an exhaustive process in order to identify the best and most strategically located venues. Subject to final approval of […]