Moville Fleadh

Big crowds are expected this weekend for the Fleadh Cheoil in Moville. It will take place from May 16th to 19th.

It is eagerly anticipated after the big success of last year’s Fleadh.

St Eugene’s Hall for Opening Concert

It kicks off with an opening concert in St Eugene’s Hall on Thursday at 7:30pm. The winner of the National School Art Competition will be announced at this.

Friday Fleadh Schedule

On Friday there will music in the AIB Fleadh Hub in the afternoon from 2:30pm to 5pm. What a splendid way to spend an afternoon.

Later on there will be music in the Moville Community School Hall for 8:30pm.

A Little Night Music on Friday in the Pubs

The Evening / Night music in the pubs will be as follows:-

9pm – Trawlerman

9pm – Susie’s Bar

9:30pm – Rawdons

9:30pm – Corner Bar

10pm – Rosatos.

What a feast of music.

Saturday Music for Fleadh

Competitions will take place in Moville Community School from 10:30am to 1pm. They will include:-

  • Harp
  • Fiddle
  • Whistle
  • Banjo
  • Mandolin
  • Piano
  • Piano Accordion
  • Button Accordion
  • Accompaniment
  • Traditional Singing
  • Comhra Gailge
  • Bodhran
  • Duets
  • Trios

More competitions will take place after lunch at 2pm for:-

  • Grupai Cheoil
  • Ceili Band
  • Ceili Dancing Competitions

This will be followed by a Session in the Cosy Cottage at 3pm.

Saturday Night Music

The Evening / Night music in the pubs will be as follows:-

3:30pm – Corner Bar

6pm – Rawdons

8pm – Susie’s Bar

8:30pm – Trawlerman

9pm – McGettigan’s

10pm – Rosatos.

Sunday Fleadh

12 Midday – AIB Fleadh Hub – Competition for Ceol Na Coille Summer School.

There’s live music throughout the day here.

There will be performances from local groups and Fleadh winners.

There will be Dancing Workshops – Sean-Nos, / Ceili and Set Dancing.

Marching Band Competition

2pm – Moville Community College – Marching Band Competition. They will then parade throughout the town at around 3:15pm

There will be sessions on the street throughout the town.

Fleadh Pub Music on Sunday

There will be music in the pubs as follows:-

3pm – Foyle Hotel

3pm – Corner Bar – Singing Session

3pm – Rawdons – Slow Session

6pm – Farewell Gathering in Fleadh Hub

It sounds like a great weekend of music and fun. Don’t miss it.