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Published on June 23rd, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com

Connacht Fleadh in Strokestown

This years Connacht Fleadh Cheoil is taking place in Strokestown Co. Roscommon from the 24th of June to the 3rd of July.

Brief Schedule of Events

Friday 24th June – Bilingual Table Quiz at 10pm in Tom Hanly’s Pub, Strokestown

Sat/Sun 25th & 26th June – Dancing Competitions in Strokestown Community Centre

Monday 27th June – Exhibition of Culture & Heritage in Strokestown Library

Tuesday 28th June – Youth Session, led by aspiring young musicians from CCÉ at 8pm in The Central Bar, Strokestown

Wednesday 29th June – An Evening with Percy French and Turlough O’Carolan through Music and Song at 8pm in the Percy French Hotel, Strokestown. Admission €5.

Thursday 30th June – 1916-2016 Centerary Lecture by Jim Ganly followed by Roscommon Solstice Choir with 1916 themed material at 8pm in the Percy French Hotel. Admission €5.

Friday 1st July – Official Opening at 7pm in the Percy French Hotel.
Ard Ollamh na Fleadh Connacht 2016 Gala Dinner at 8pm. Recipient: Paddy Ryan, Oifigeach Ceol Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Éireann and Shannonside FM Broadcaster. Tickets €20.
Session Trail throughout the Pubs.

Saturday 2nd July – Competitions at 10am in Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown.
Gig Rig 5-9pm
Ceili in the Percy French Hotel with the Long Note Ceili Band at 9pm
Session Trail throughout the Pubs

Sunday 3rd July – Competitions at 10am in Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown.
Gig Rig 4-7pm including the Senior Ceili Band Winners at 6pm approx.
Farewell Sessions througho

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