Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann getting ready for the weekend
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann launches into a weekend packed with music and competitions, celebrating performers old and new.
Highlights include the Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra, the Overseas Concert, which brings together musicians from around the world, and there are talks, book and album launches and seisiúns too.
Here’s a glance at what’s happening today, Friday August 5.
Mick and Moyra Foster and Friends / Frank Gavigan Book Launch, The Band Hall, Mullingar, 5.30pm
Anúna, Cathedral Christ the King Mary Street, 7pm
Carlos, Sweeney and McCartin, Bandhall, Mullingar, 7.30pm
Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra, St Paul’s Church Mullingar, 8pm
Céilí – Legacy Céilí Band, Gaelscoil an Mhuilinn 9pm-midnight
Mulcahy Family, Mullingar Arts Centre 9.30pm
All tickets can be booked, fleadhcheoil.ie/events
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