When & Where The Fleadh Cheoil Ireland is a festival which usually takes place on the third week in August (for one week) and the location of this Irish festival changes every year.
In 2011 the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann will take place in Cavan from the 19th-21st August.
What to Expect There’s over 10,000 performers who are well versed in Irish dancing, poetry recital and of course Irish Traditional Music with it’s thumping drums. Parades and performers fill the streets. If you’re looking to acquaint an Irish lass then check out the Cheili.
Accommodation in Ireland
Where to stay Book your accommodation for The Fleadh Ceol below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Ireland here.
Getting there Book a flight into any Irish Airport here or book a train in Ireland here.
History of the Fleadh Ceol in Ireland
This is Irelands favourite festival which is evident in the amount of Irish people attend the festival (when compared with St Patricks Day) The Irish traditions are hundreds of years old however the competition in it’s current format began in 1951.