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Reconnecting with our ancient past…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 at the weekend drawing inspiration from the ancient portal tomb at nearby Killacloghane. Fundraising is underway. A fun table quiz will take place in Larkins Bar, Milltown on December 1st, @8.pm, table of four €40 from left, Owen O’Shea, Chairman, Sadhbh, Caoimhe and Cian O’Brien, Celia O’Shea and Ailbhe Horan.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***/NO REPRO

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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