Fleadh Cheoil Co. Tiobraid Árann
Fleadh Cheoil Tiobraid Árann 2018 will take place in Templemore from May 14th-20th. Cill Shléibhe CCE have the honour of hosting and are thrilled to have Templemore Credit Union, who are celebrating their 50th year in Templemore, as the main sponsor.
On Friday night, April 20th, the launch of Fleadh Cheoil Tiobraid Árann took place in Killea Community Centre, Killea. Invited guests included representatives from local businesses and schools, members of Comhaltas Bord Co. Tiobraid Árann and local dignitaries all of whom have been so supportive to date.
Picture shows, left to right, front row: Christine Fogarty, Nora Troy, Róisín Barrett, Bairbre Farrell, Margaret Quinlan, Margaret Quinlan, Michael Murphy, Paul McPartlin, Kathleen Ryan, Geraldine Broderick.
Back Row: Donnchadh O Cinnéide, Eileen Curtin, Marian Mulholland, Cillian de Róiste, Willie Whelan, Sarah Bourke, Bríd Barry, Emma-Jane O’Sullivan
Margaret Quinlan, Chairperson of Cill Shléibhe CCE spoke to welcome everyone and provide information as to what could be expected from the weeklong event of The Fleadh and she thanked everyone for all the support offered so far.
Michael Murphy, Chairperson of Comhaltas Bord Co. Tiobraid Árann was Master of Ceremony for the night and included in his speech the importance of keeping our living Irish culture alive through music, dance and language.
There was an abundance of entertainment on the night from young musicians, dancers and singers all showcasing how alive and well our Irish culture is in Killea and giving a little taster of the standard of talent that can be expected at Fleadh Cheoil Tiobraid Árann.
To see videos and photos from the night and from previous Fleadh promotion sessions, which have been taking place over the last few months throughout various pubs in Templemore, please visit our Facebook page at Tippfleadh2018. Here you can keep up to date with all the events that will take place throughout the entire week of The Fleadh as well as all the promotion sessions in the run up.
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