fleadh

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fleadh

(flɑː)
n
a festival of Irish music, dancing, and culture
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FLEADH Cheoil 2019 went out with a bang last night as a spectacular fireworks display brought the curtain down on the extravaganza.
Padraic Kierans, Deputy Director of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2019, told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "It's very special today.
The most frequently cited Irish cultural activities that adults participated in within the previous year were a file and playing traditional Irish music (both 3%), followed by Irish dancing class; Fleadh Cheoil; an Irish language or music Feis; and an Irish language class (all 2%).
He discovered Irish music 50 years ago and attended his first Fleadh Cheoil - it means festival of traditional Irish music - in County Clare in 1974.
The Alan Kelly Gang (pictured) have been described as being "firmly at the cutting edge of the traditional and world music scene.'' Carlos Nunez is one of Galicia's most revered artists, "undisputed as the tradition's greatest piper.'' Caitlin nic Gabhann is a three-time winner of the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil on concertina and an accomplished dancer.
The year-long title helped entice the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann - the world's biggest celebration of Irish music, dance, drama and poetry - to venture across the border into the north for the first time since its foundation in 1951.
Here, poet and author Nick Laird looks at the impact the title has had on Derry-Londonderry by sampling some of the artistic events hosted by it, including Frank Cottrell Boyce's two-day celebration of Colmcille, the city's patron saint, a photography exhibition that focuses on Bloody Sunday, and the music festival Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann.
| Sunday sees a celebration of Irish music when the Midland Regional Fleadh Cheoil takes place in Princethorpe College, near Leamington.
The city will host prestigious UK arts events such as the Turner Prize at Ebrington and as well as the famous and traditional Irish music festival Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, which could see up to 300,000 visitors in an eight-day period in August.
During the year the city will host prestigious UK arts events such as the Turner Prize at Ebrington, as well as the famous and traditional Irish music festival Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, which could see up to 300,000 visitors in an eight-day period in August.
As a young competitor at the traditional singing competition at the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Clones, Co.
His wider fame followed the mid-1960s, the heady, devil-may-care years of music revival, those of the house session, the fleadh cheoil, the prized programs on the wireless.