Fleadh returns to Mullingar for 2023
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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann has announced Mullingar as the venue for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023. The announcement was made on 3.9.22 following a meeting of CCÉ’s Ardchomhairle at Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Monkstown, Co. Dublin.
Mullingar hosted the highly successful and much accoladed Fleadh 2022, the Homecoming, welcoming in the region of 500,000 visitors to the founding town of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann embracing all aspects of the Irish cultural traditions.
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann has welcomed in the region of 500,000 visitors and generates upwards on €50m for the local economy.
Welcoming the news, Cathaoirleach of the Fleadh Executive Committee, Joe Connaire, said:
“It has been a great privilege to host this fantastic event and showcase Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands to a global audience. Today’s news is a testament to the Comhaltas volunteer committee, with the support of Westmeath County Council, and the passion that was collectively brought to make this year’s Fleadh a resounding success and an unforgettable one.”
“We are committed to building on this year’s success – delivering a world-class event and an unforgettable visitor experience next year. We look forward to welcoming cairde from near and far back to celebrate Irish culture once again.”
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023 is set to take place in Mullingar from the 6th to 14th of August 2023.