Trish Conroy

Fleadh Secretary

Beech House

Boreenmanna Road

Douglas, Cork

Tel: 087-2938296


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JULY  18th-23rd  2017

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Upcoming Events

















10am   Competitions for Under 12 and 12/15

(Cork School of Music, Cork College of Commerce)


10am   Grupaí Cheoil/Céilí Band Competitions

(Cork City Hall)


10am   Set Dancing Competitions (Everyman Palace)


3pm     Street Entertainment

(Grand Parade Gig Rig)


9pm     Singers Club with Máire Ní Chéileachair

(An Spailpín Fanach)


9pm     Fleadh Céilí with the Shandrum Céilí Band

(St Finbarr's GAA Hall)


9pm     Pub Session Trail


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-    Workshops              

An integral part of Fleadh na Mumhan each year is Scoil Fonn agus Amhráin workshops providing tuition in slow-air playing and traditional singing to scholarship winners from the six counties of Munster. The Slide and Polka Workshops is also a hugely popular part of the Fleadh programme.  This workshop is open to any interested participants. Application form available on the workshops page. This year's workshop will be tutored by well-known Cork musicians Connie O'Connell


-     Competitions            

For many the most important part of a Fleadh weekend are the Fleadh competitions as competitors from the six counties of Munster will gather in Cork City seeking a coveted Munster title and a place in the All-Ireland 2017 in Ennis


The 2017 Competitions Timetables are available on our Competitions page


-     Concerts                

An exciting programme of  of concerts will take place during the Fleadh week in CSM:

Tuesday, July 18th: Glór Chorcaí Concert with Matt Cranitch, Jimmy Crowley, Mairtín de Cogáin & Jackie Daly

Thursday, July 20th: Masters of Munster Concert featuring Sean O Sé, Bryan O Leary, Jack Talty Richard Lucey, Karl Nesbitt, Buile and more


-     Set and Ceili Dancing  

The reigning All-Ireland Champions 'Shandrum Céilí Band' will provide the music for                          our Fleadh Céilí on Saturday, July 22nd. An open air céilí will take place on Sunday, July 23rd with music from Ger Murphy & Ken Cotter. There will also be top-class dancing to be seen at the Munster senior and junior set-dancing competitions in the Everyman Theatre.


-     Street Entertainment Competition

Groups of between 3-6 musicians, dancers etc are invited to enter our Street Seisiún

Competition which take place from 6-8pm on Friday, July 21st on Oliver Plunkett Street. Every group will be asked to play for 20-30 mins at an assigned location. There is two age-groups: 9-13 and Over 13 and we have a prize fund of €900 for the winning groups plus a chance for your group to play on the Fleadh Gig-Rig. Advance Entry required


-     Traditional Singing    

There will be singing sessions aplenty along with the traditional singing competitions

to be heard at the Fleadh. The Singing Club in The Spailpín Fánach, South Main St is the place to be over the Fleadh weekend. Our Bean an Tí will be the well known Cork singer Máire Ní Chéilleacháir from the Muskerry Gaeltacht



-     Sessions Trail        

Trad Sessions will be found in pubs throughout Cork City during the Fleadh weekend.

Bring your instrument along and join in the craic or just come along and listen.






-     Fleadh Gig Rig                


The Fleadh open air Gig Rig stage located on the Grand Parade will bring a feast of open-air traditional music and dance to Cork City during the Fleadh with the entertainment line-up including the reigning All-Ireland Céilí Band Champions - The Shandrum Céilí Band from North Cork.



-     An Ghaeilge          


Cuirtear béim faoi leith ar an Ghaeilge agus tábhacht an teanga i gcultúir na ndaoine.  The Fleadh’s sub-committee for An Ghaeilge has brought our native language into many of the week’s events and has provided plenty of opportunities for walking, talking, singing and even praying as gaeilge during the Fleadh!  




-     Storytelling  


Wednesday, July 19th will be Storytelling Day at Fleadh na Mumhan as we host a free Storytelling Workshop in Cork City Library followed by a Storytelling Evening that night in the Spailpín Fánach. The workshop will be led by well-known Cork storyteller Dick Beamish and is not to be missed. Advance Booking is advisable







Munster Fleadh 2017 Events

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Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan 2017 will be held in Cork City from July 18th-23rd 2017. The Munster Fleadh Cheoil festival has something to offer for everybody who enjoys Irish traditional music, song, dance and culture.

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