2012 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil

Classes, Competitions, Concerts, Festivals, Sessions, Dancing, Music Schools

10 August 2012–20 August 2012
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2012 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil


August 10th–20th

Set Céilí, Venue, Cavan Crystal & Dun O Neill Barracks, 10pm Cover Charge €10. Céilí & Set Dancers will be very well catered for during Fleadh. Sun 12th Swallows Tail Band. Thur 16th The Longnote Band. Fri 17th New Yorks Pride of Moyvanne. Sat 18th Abbey Band. Sun 19th Matt Cunningham Band. Mon 20th Johnny Reidy Band. Fir Céilí Venue Ballyhaise Hall, Fri 17th Band Cera Moyle. Sat 18th Band Céilí Time

Friday 10th Liberty Insurance Dome

Venue 7.30 pm, Adm €20. NYAH Fest with IFI Celebration Concert of No Musical Demarcation. Joint MCs, Martin Donohoe & Willie Drennan & music from Catholic & Protestant Cultures from the border areas.

Saturday 11th 8.30pm

Liberty Insurance Dome, Venue, 8pm €20 Sharon Shannon, Accordion & 40 piece Irish Orchestra

Sunday 12th

Liberty Insurance Dome, Venue, 7.30 pm €10 Fr Liam Lawton & Band. Marie-Thérèse McCartin, pianist

Kilmore Hotel Dublin Road 8pm €25 Kilfenora Band Clare in Concert

Farnham Arms Hotel Conference room 10.30pm CD Launch of Cavan, Singer Aoife Murray. & guests, Dr Ciaran Parker, Cathal Lynch, Seamus Fay, Eamonn Maguire & Liam Butler.

Monday 13th

Venue, Cavan Gifts Shop Main St rear of store. Free adm. Arts Council Deis week long Instruments Makers & Maintenance. 12–4pm Daily with over– seas makers Flute Mike Grinter. Larry Fisher, Harp.

7pm Farnham Arms Hotel

Zorans 13 on 13 party trad disco and Harp and Concertina celebration session

9pm Town hall Cavan €10

Mullahoran Drama and Variety Group Production commemorating the sinking of the Titanic through narration, drama, dance and song. And a tribute to Sean Mc Guire concert Sean McGuire Fiddle Ensemble led by Antoin Mac Gabhann and guests

Imperial Visions venue 9 pm €20

High Kings 1st show

Tuesday 14th

Liberty Insurance Dome, Venue, 7.30pm Tickets € 10 An Evening with Eleanor Shanley and Friends in honour of Cavan Arts officer Catriona O’Reilly. With De Danann (Alec Finn, Johnny Ringo McDonagh, Eleanor Shanley, Mick Conneely, Brian McGrath and Derek Hickey with guest Cian Finn) plus Folk The Recession Band (Mick Hanly, Seamus Begley, Frankie Lane, Paul Kelly and Eleanor Shanley) Dancers Edwina Guckian, Clare & Aine Mc Dermott (sean–nós dancers). Michael Harding (writer – from Cavan) Kavan Donohoe Harp, Sean Keane Singer.

Imperial Visions Venue 9pm €20 High Kings 2nd show

10pm Cavan Crystal Hotel Double CD Launch, Caitlin NicGabhann Concertina & Michelle Mulcahy, Harp.

Wednesday 15th

Ceannródaí Awards Kilmore Hotel 1pm Presentation of Awards

Liberty Insurance Dome Venue 7.30pm Tickets €10. Full Set Band and a host of Co. Cavan youth on stage. Launch of Fleadh Clar book.

Farnham Arms Hotel

9pm Cavan Town, CCE Seisiun Show and Seamus Fay 80th Birthday party adm Free

Cavan Crystal Hotel Residents bar upstairs 10.30pm €10 The Raw Bar Collective with guest singer TG4 award winner Nell Ni Chronain, Conal O Grada, Dave Sheridan and Benny Mc Carthy

Imperial Visions Venue 9 pm €25 Foster & Allen

Thursday 16th

Liberty Insurance Dome Venue 7.30pm

For one night only €30 Altan & Clannad in Concert

8 pm Gonzo Theatre Imperial

John Spillane €15

Imperial Visions Venue 9 pm €25

Fureys and Davey Arthur

10.30 pm Farnham Arms Hotel Conference Room €10 Dog Big Dog Little group Ben with Ben Lennon Hullion Group from Orkney Islands

8pm Ard Ollamh Gala Dinner

Kilmore Hotel Tickets €50

Friday 17th

Overseas Reception & Concert Town Hall 6pm

Liberty Insurance Dome Venue 2.30 pm €10 Youth concert, Beoga Band and Meitheal 80 Member Summer School Orchestra

8 pm Gonzo Theatre Imperial

John Spillane €15

Liberty Insurance Dome Venue 8.30pm Tickets €20

Trad Legends in Concert Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Liam O Flynn, Andy Irvine & Launch of Martin Donohoe CD The Lady’s Plaything with Seamus Fay, Sean O Se, Fintan Mc Manus, Pairic O’Reilly, Darren Maloney, Noel Sweeney,SeanOwens &KavanDonohoe The Baltimore Salute USA ensemble consisting of Billy McComiskey, accordion; Laura Byrne, flute; Jim Eagan, fiddle and Donna Long, piano Kiernan Hanrahan MC

NYAH concert Beoga Band & support in Imperial Visions night Club 10pm €15

Saturday 18th

Farnham Arms Hotel Conference room €5. Arts Council Deis, 11am Another World – a lecture by Marcas Ó Murchú. 12.30pm Lecture and book launch by Dr Fintan Vallely’s on the background to the second edition of Companion to Irish Traditional Music.

2pm–5pm Gonzo theatre €10 Traditional Singers Arts Council Deis Concert Seamus Brogan, Rita Gallagher, Gabriel Mc Ardle, Rosie Stewart, Mairead Walls, Aoife Murray, Monica Beagon, Alish Hanna, Seamus Mac Mathuna, Pauline Hanly, Paddy Berry, Josie Shean Jack Mac Donnacha, Johnny Mhairtin Larry Mac Donnacha, Cathal Mc Connell, Catherine Mc Laughlin/Nugent, Damien Molloy, Cathal O’ Neill, Daoiri Farrell, Mick Quinn, Patricia Flynn, Grace Toland, Tadhg Maher, John Tunney, Seamus Fay, John Tunney, Seamus Fay and Cathal Lynch Host.

5pm Farnham Arms Hotel Conference room €10 Arts Council Deis. Damien Mullane UK. All Ireland. Accordion and friends. Graham Wells Newfoundland Accordion & Friends

DÁN PROJECT ARTS COUNCIL SUPPORTED WHEN MUSIC & WORD CONNECT 8pm Town Hall Cavan €25 Guidewires, Kan, Breton Quartet, Alyth McCormack Padraig Rynne, Concertina, Tola Custy, Fiddle, Sylvain Barou,Flutes/Uilleann pipes, Paul McSherry, Guitar, Karol Lynch, Bouzouki/Banjo, Brian Finnegan, Flutes/Whistles, Aidan O’ Rourke, Fiddle, Scotland, Ian Stephenson, Guitar, England, Jim Goodwin, Drums, England, Geoffroy Tamisier, Trumpet/Bugle, Brittany/France, Janick Martin, Accordion, Brittany/France, Jacques Pellen, Guitar, Brittany/France, Etienne Callac, Bass, Brittany/France, Alyth McCormac, Vocalist, Scotland. MC Lynette Fay BBC Radio Ulster. Show Supported by Arts Council touring award.

11 pm Farnham Arms Hotel Ballroom €20 NYAH presents Flook Arts in Arts Council Deis late show with Flook, Brian Finnegan John Joe Kelly, Sarah Allen and Ed Boyd in late night club. Support by Kavan Donohoe trio

Sunday 19th

Farnham Arms Hotel Conference room Lectures/performances. 12 Noon John Mc Evoy Fiddle & Friends CD launch & 2pm Brian Conway USA,Tommy Peoples, Donal Mc Cague, Breege Harper. Fidil trio. €10. 5.30 pm Launch of Double cd of Piano Accordion players of the Irish tradition. Adm Free. 7.30 pm Town Hall Cavan €20. The Sands family, Paddy Keenan Uileann piper & Friends in Concert 7.30 pm. 10pm NYAH Four Men&ADoginImperialVisionsnightClub €15. 10.30pm Cavan Crystal Hotel upstairs €20. Le Cheile Band UK, With Liam Farrell, Danny Meehan, Boyle, Gallagher etc and will be joined by Ann Kirrane, Brian Rooney, John & James Carty & Brian McGrath, John Bowe & Mick O Connor guests Joe & Ann Burke, Accordions .The Baltimore Salute USA ensemble consisting of Billy McComiskey, accordion; Laura Byrne, flute;JimEagan,fiddleandDonnaLong,piano..

Monday 20th

3 pm Farnham Arms Hotel €10 Arts Council /Peace 111 Colum Sands and Maggie MacInnes bring a performances of their unique bilingual show, The Seedboat.

Liberty Insurance Dome €10

Ciorras Band & Goitse Just announced! Ciorras Band will be returning the Fleadh Cheoil in Cavan, They will be joined on stage by Goitse Band for a special end of Fleadh youth Concert 3pm start in Liberty Insurance Dome . Mc Gary Lynch

8pm till Late The Cavanman Martin Donohoe Fleadh Cheoil, Wrap up Concert, Liberty Insurance Dome €10

Corafin Trad Fest Co Clare on Tour Performers & Friends, Dessie O’Halloran (vocals/fiddle), Kieran Hanrahan (banjo), John O’Halloran (melodeon), Padraic O’Reilly (piano), Damien O’Reilly (accordion), Caitlín Nic Gabhann, (concertina/dancer), Séamus O’Donnell (flute/ saxophone/vocals), Ronan O’Flaherty (fiddle/viola) Special Nyah! Guests Cavan Town Comhaltas members: Martin Donohoe and Family (accordion), Sean OSé (vocals) Seamus Fay, Mickey Mc Donnell, Willie Drennan and friends, Martin Gaffney, Philip Clarke,Noel Sweeney, Cathal Lynch, Antoin Mac Gabhann, Marian Crowe, Cavan Set Dancers, Fintan Mc Manus, James Mc Govern, Gary Lynch more TBC.

Check all updates www.fleadhcheoil.ie and on Facebook, Fleadh12 or Martin Donohoe Facebook Page. Events Info More shows to be confirmed. All shows subject to change

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