Connacht Fleadh 2013

Competitions, Concerts, Festivals, Sessions, Dancing

Date
1 July 2013–7 July 2013
Time
1:00 AM
Location
Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Contact
Edwina Guckian
Web
View Connacht Fleadh 2013 Website

Changing the Tune!

30th June - 7th July

The HUP! Festival Traditional music festival in Carrick on Shannon Co. Leitrim as part of Carrick 400

5th - 7th July Connacht Fleadh 2013

Description Hup! events:

Sunday 30th June

The Hup! Festival Mass, Cortober 12pm. Re-enactment of Historical Pageant from first Connacht Fleadh 1.30pm

Monday 1st July

Spraoi Na nÓg Concert in the “Dock” 7pm The Butchers Session, McLoughlins Bar, Drumsna 10pm

Tuesday 2nd

Historical Walk – famine trail – culminating with tunes in St. Patrick’s Hospital gardens Leitrim “Join”, Taylors, Drumsna

Wednesday 3rd

Ceol agus Caint- harp recital and gaeilge, Lena’s Tea Room 11am Red-carpet premiere night of John McDwyer’s specially-written play “The Harper’s Wake” – cheese and wine reception with musical entertainment

Thursday 4th

Farmers Market, Market Yard – music, dance and song, storytelling, teddy-bear’s hospital, special 4th July celebrations, arts, crafts, food, etc. 10-2pm “Siúl” and “Seisúin” on Sheemore 4pm Monster session in “Cryan’s” “The Harper’s Wake” continues in the Dock

Friday 5th

Brush Dance World Record all proceeds going to St. Patrick’s Hospital Carrick on Shannon 5pm Official opening of Connacht Fleadh and entertainment on the gig rig – welcoming of the “Clans” for the weekend “Gathering” 7pm “The Harper’s Wake” continues in the Dock Pub sessions, including “Clan Gatherings”

Saturday 6th

Fleadh Competitions

CD launches Gig-rig entertainment Sessions – Youth sessions, singers’ session and pub sessions

Sunday 7th

Fleadh competitions

Aifrinn an bhFleadh, St. Mary’s Church 12pm Gig-rig entertainment The Scattering Session

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