A COMHALTAS CEOLTOIRI EIREANN Event
to remember the late Gerry Whelan
14-16 sept, 2018
After another successful year, here we are ready to celebrate the 14th 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 Heather Humphreys
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Guest Artists include: Pat Mc Cabe with Micheal Curran, Ronan Warnock and Fergal Mullen; Barry Conaty 2017 Double All Ireland Flute and Tin Whistle Champion;
Rafter School of Dancing; Cootehill CCE Junior Group
Ray Lawlor, Mickey McDonnell and friends; plus visiting artists.
Oriel Traditional Orchestra Concert
Oriel Traditional Orchestra plus Louth Lilt
with Cootehill CCE Senior Group
Workshops on: Fiddle, Button Accordion, Banjo, and Tin Whistle
Events: Singing & Storytelling, Caint agus Comhrá, Street Music,
Rambling House and Folk Club
Pub Music and Singing Sessions throughout the weekend
Come and enjoy the Ceol Agus Craic in Cootehill this September