06 Apr

FLEADH CHEOIL MHAIGH EO – 7th – 13th May

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Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo Traditional weekend. The County Fleadh is an annual event which takes place in May each year. It is coordinated by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and it is hosted by one of sixteenth branches of Comhaltas (Ceoltóirí Éireann) within the county.

Foxford streets welcome visitors and provide backdrop to competitions

The town can expect to welcome over 1,000 visitors over the two weekends during which hundreds of contestants will take part in competitions in Irish music, song, dance, language and storytelling. The dancing competitions take place on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018 and all other competitions on the weekend of the 12th/13th of May 2018.  The competition winners go on to represent Mayo at the Connacht Fleadh Cheoil, while the Connacht winners will advance to the All-Ireland Fleadh in Drogheda in August 2018. A full schedule of events will be published in the run-up to the Fleadh. For more information see http://www.northmayo.ie/fleadh-cheoil-mhaigh-eo-2018/