Fleadh Nua 2009 - Wednesday, 20 May

Classes, Competitions, Concerts, Festivals, Sessions, Dancing

Date
20 May 2009
Time
12:00 PM
Town
Ennis
County
Co. Clare
Contact
Doreen Norris
Phone
065 6824276
Email
Web
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Fleadh Nua 2009 - Wednesday, 20 May

Fleadh Nua is an annual week-long festival of top Irish traditional entertainment which includes free lunch-time concerts, workshops, sessions, classes and performances. As usual, expect to find some of the top names in Irish music plus dancing to Ireland’s premier céilí bands including the Tulla, Kilfenora and Turloughmore. Other Fleadh Nua attractions include: street and pub sessions, gig rig entertainment, céilís and concerts, Fleadh Club sessions, Traditional music, set dance and singing workshops and much much more.

The main event on Wednesday, 20th May will be the legendary Irish traditional group, The Chieftains, who will perform at Ennis Cathedral. This concert promises to be a unique event and the The Chieftains will be joined on the night by Triona Marshall (Harp/Piano), Alyth McCormack (Singer), Jon Pilatzke (Fiddle/Dancer), Nathan Pilatzke (Dancer), Cara Butler (Dancer),Redmond O’Toole (Guitar/Vocals). Click here for more details. Proceeds from this concert will be donated to Cuan an Chláir, an initiative by Bishop Willie Walsh & The Diocese of Killaloe to provide accommodation for the elderly.

More details on the concert are available on the Glór website and tickets can be purchased on-line.
Tickets can also be booked by phone from the Glór Box Office on +353 (0)65 6843103 or e-mail

Other events on Wednesday are as follows:-

Time Location Event
13:00 Museum Free Lunchtime Concert
16:00 Old Ground Hotel Foinn Seisiún Workshop
21:00 Queens Hotel Set Dancing Class with Dick O’Connell
21:00 Old Ground Hotel Fleadh Club
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