Grange Film Society making fleadh documentary about young people's experiences
A new documentary from the team that made ‘Zompocalypse’ aims to “encapsulate the background of the fleadh and what it means to Mullingar.
The film group are aged 13-17 and are members of Mullingar Youth Project. The documentary will be a snapshot of the preparations and artists involved along with the contribution of the young people of Mullingar. It will include interviews with local historians, artists, music groups and schools. Read more here
We want the whole county involved’ say organisers of Fleadh Cheoil 2022
The organisers of this summer’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann say they are keen to get all areas of Westmeath involved in what’s been described as “the biggest event ever to come to Mullingar”.
Please don’t rip people off’ says Fleadh chairman
The chairman of the fleadh organising committee has urged locals “not to rip people off” when they come to Mullingar this summer for the week-long traditional music festival.
Speaking to the Westmeath Examiner yesterday, Joe Connaire said that he had received reports of homeowners quoting exorbitant prices to families looking to rent houses and rooms in Mullingar during the Fleadh. Read more here
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Volunteers Needed - Midlands 103
The organisers of Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann are appealing for volunteers.
Around 600 volunteers will be needed to help at the event, which will take place in Mullingar from the 31st July to 7th August. Read more here
It's going to be fantastic - Irish Echo
Big news, folks: all systems are go for the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2022, which will take place in Mullingar July 31 to Aug. 7! It’s been a while since people have gathered for a real bit of music making on this scale and I think everyone in the traditional music world is excited for the prospect of it happening. Buckle up, it’s going to be fantastic. Read more here
Fleadh organisers seeking hundreds of volunteers - RTE
The organisers of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann are seeking the help of up to 1,400 volunteers.
The week-long traditional Irish music festival will take place in Mullingar later this summer. Read more here