A COMHALTAS CEOLTOIRI EIREANN Event
to remember the late Gerry Whelan
After many successful years, we have now ready to celebrate the
16th Gerry Whelan Memorial Festival.
Once again there is an action packed weekend of traditional music, song and dance with lots of new and old faces coming together to share their music, songs and stories.
Memorial Concert and Official Opening By Cllr. Aiden Fitzpatrick; Cathaoirleach of Bailieborough-Cootehill M.D.
Guest Artists include: Blackwater Céilí Band;
Cootehill CCÉ group;
Rafter School of Irish Dancing;
Visiting Scottish Singers;
Ray Lawlor, family and friends;
Geraldine Whelan-O’Meara and friends.
Briste CD Launch, Songs and Session in West End Bar
Popular and internationally renowned group Briste
will launch their debut album Sidetracked.
A mixture of Traditional Music with a taste of American Country.
Traditional Irish Folk Band “R U 4 Reel” – HUB Muinchille
Popular 6 Piece Traditional Irish Folk Band hailing from Corduff, Co Monaghan
will perform their lively and exciting live show
on stage in Main Street Cootehill
Workshops on: Fiddle, Button Accordion, Tin Whistle/ Flute, Banjo/ Guitar
Events: Singing & Storytelling, Caint agus Comhrá,
Street Music, Recitals,
Rambling House and Folk Club
Pub Music and Singing Sessions throughout the weekend
Come and enjoy the Ceol Agus Craic in Cootehill this September