Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann getting ready for the weekend

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann launches into a weekend packed with music and competitions, celebrating performers old and new.

Highlights include the Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra, the Overseas Concert, which brings together musicians from around the world, and there are talks, book and album launches and seisiúns too.

Here’s a glance at what’s happening today, Friday August 5.

Mick and Moyra Foster and Friends / Frank Gavigan Book Launch, The Band Hall, Mullingar, 5.30pm

Anúna, Cathedral Christ the King Mary Street, 7pm

Carlos, Sweeney and McCartin, Bandhall, Mullingar, 7.30pm

Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra, St Paul’s Church Mullingar, 8pm

Céilí – Legacy Céilí Band, Gaelscoil an Mhuilinn 9pm-midnight

Mulcahy Family, Mullingar Arts Centre 9.30pm

All tickets can be booked, fleadhcheoil.ie/events

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