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A Virtual County Fleadh Cheoil Planned For Next Weekend

A Virtual County Fleadh Cheoil Planned For Next Weekend

June 13, 2020 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY CCÉ should be celebrating our annual Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí this weekend in Milltown, but as with other major festivals in Kerry it had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis. However, a virtual Fleadh will take place all next weekend and Kerry CCÉ have put together a very […]

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Fleadh quiz winners in Faha Court Bar, from left: Turlough O'Brien,with winners Kate Landers, Liz Williams and Andrew Pigott, with Louise O'Shea, and back, Fleadh 2020 Chairman Vincent Prendergast with winning team member Adrian Williams.

Pub Quiz To Fundraise For County Fleadh Entertainment

February 19, 2020 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

PREPARATIONS are continuing in Milltown for the County Fleadh, which takes place in the mid-Kerry town in June and all are invited to The Plough Bar in Milltown for a quiz on Friday, February 28, at 8.30. PRO Chris Horan said that Fleadh quizzes are known to be a great […]

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Fleadh 2020 Chairman Vincent Prendergast, with commitee members Sarah Clinton, Louise O'Shea and Tricia Bennett, inviting you all to the Faha Court Quiz in aid of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí, Milltown 2020.

Table Quiz Fundraiser For Fleadh Cheoil 2020

January 19, 2020 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of 2020 Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí are organising a table quiz in Listry for the end of the month to help with the cost of putting on the great entertainment. The Faha Court Bar in Listry is the venue for the quiz at 8.30pm on Friday, January 31. Vincent […]

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Set dancers set the floor alight in Milltown with the Shandrum Ceilí Band.

Great Fun At Fleadh Cheoil In Milltown Over Last Weekend

June 27, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

FLEADH Cheoil Chiarraí was a wonderful family event this year in Milltown, with Sunday’s family fun day a huge success despite the weather. “The weather actually helped in a way”, said PRO Chris Horan. “All events were moved indoors and brought people together.” The Denis Courtney Memorial Street Entertainment Competition, […]

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Kíla To Be The Top Attraction At Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí In Milltown

Kíla To Be The Top Attraction At Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí In Milltown

April 28, 2019 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE renowned trad act Kíla is coming to Milltown to headline the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Street Music Festival on June 22, as part of a huge range of free entertainment over the five days of the fleadh. Kila have played all over the world, and, while rooted in tradition, they are […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Beautiful Night For Summer Solstice Ceremony At Killaclohane Portal Tomb

PHOTO GALLERY: Beautiful Night For Summer Solstice Ceremony At Killaclohane Portal Tomb

June 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

A UNIQUE cultural celebration of the Summer Solstice at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown took place last night and they had wonderful weather for it. A highlight of this year’s Kerry Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town this week, it saw a large crowd […]

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Solstice Celebration at Milltown Monument During Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí

Solstice Celebration at Milltown Monument During Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí

June 18, 2018 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A unique cultural celebration of the Summer Solstice at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown promises to be a special highlight of this year’s Kerry Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town this week. The organisers are holding an open-air celebration at the portal tomb on […]

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Stockton's Wing.

Stockton’s Wing To Play Free Gig In Milltown During Fleadh Cheoil

May 21, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCLAIMED trad/folk group Stockton’s Wing will return to Milltown after 20 years to play during the upcoming  County Fleadh Cheoil. When Milltown-Listry Comhaltas hosted their first County Fleadh Cheoil in Milltown in 1998, a live open-air performance by the trad supremos  was the undoubted highlight. Now, 20 years later, they […]

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Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Milltown Next Year

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Returns To Milltown Next Year

November 20, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

FLEADH Cheoil Chiarraí is set to return to Milltown after a ten-year absence and the town is already ablaze with preparations for the popular traditional music festival in June 2018. The local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and committee members returned to their roots for the launch of the event […]

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Anne Courtney, Shannan Howe, Cora Lee Howe, Rebecca Howe, Denis Courtney, Katie Howe and Amanda Howe at the official opening of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Begins With Concert At Rose Hotel

May 18, 2017 at 2:31 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE days of trad music and dance kicked off last night with a concert to mark the start of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. It was very much a family affair as nine families from around the county took to the stage in the Rose Hotel for an event which was streamed […]

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Musicians rehearsing before the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Days Of Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off Tonight In Tralee

May 17, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be awash with trad musicians over the next five days as the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí comes to town for the second year in a row. The event is set to be a big economic boost to the town with thousands of visitors over the rest of the week. It […]

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The committee and well wishers of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2017 at the launch of the event at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Looks Forward To Hosting Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí

May 8, 2017 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd gathered at The Ashe Hotel on Friday night to launch Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí. The event takes place in Tralee between May 17 to May 21 and it promises to be a nice tourism and economic boost to the town, as it was last year. Friday was a lovely night of entertainment […]

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Tralee To Host Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Again Next Year

Tralee To Host Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Again Next Year

September 23, 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great news for the town this afternoon as it’s been announced that it will once again host the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí next year. This year’s event back in May was a huge success and brought thousands of people to the town over the five days of concerts, sessions and competitions, creating […]

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Katie Ross and Orla Murphy at the opening of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fleadh Cheoil Kicks Off With Concert At Rose Hotel

May 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE official opening of the Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí took place at the Rose Hotel last night, kicking off four days of competitions and entertainment in town. Thousands of contestants and trad music lovers are expected in town until Sunday with a host of sessions on the streets and concerts in the […]

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At the launch of Fleadh Cheoil Kerry 2016 were, from left: Richard Casey, Mary O'Sullivan, Mary O'Regan, John Long (Chairman Chapter 23 Irish League of Credit Union), Cllr Thomas McEllistrim (Mayor of Tralee), Marian Barnes, Margaret McGrath and Kathleen McDonagh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí To Attract Thousands To Tralee Next Week

May 11, 2016 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE launch of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2016 took place on Saturday night last in the Ashe Hotel Tralee. The event takes place in Tralee this year for the first time since 1979 and the town can expect an influx of around 7,000 visitors over the five days, from Wednesday, May 18 […]

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