Programme of Events 2018



Friday Aug 3rd

10:00 pm
Ceili in St. Ronan's Hall - Music by Rise The Dust
 

Saturday Aug 4th

10:30 am
Harp competitions commence. (See special brochure for details)
 
9:00 pm
Harp Concert in Keadue Church - featuring Tale of the Gael.  We also hope to feature the winner of our Senior Harp Competition from earlier in the day. Tickets available online.
 

Sunday Aug 5th

2:30 pm
Opening of Crafts, Foods & Arts Displays in O'Carolan Heritage Park. (Exhibitors must book in advance)
 
3:00 pm
Festival Parade led by Raheen Pipe Band from Elphin - Assembly in Church Car Park. A sample of the Cultural , Business ,  Voluntary & Plain Daft life of the region will pass by towards St Ronan's Hall.

 
3:30 pm
Official Opening of Festival
 
4:30 pm
Street Entertainment from the Stage in front of St Ronan's Hall
 
9:00 pm
Stockton's Wing in Concert -  a not-to-be-missed night as "the Wings" return after their 2016 night in Keadue. Tickets available online
 

Monday Aug 6th

11:00 am
Visit and laying of wreath at O'Carolan's grave - Kilronan Cemetery
 
12:00 pm
Lecture in Kilronan Castle 
 
3:00 pm
Music ,Song & Dance with youth members of Keadue CCE 
 
4:00 pm
 
7:00 pm
Internationally Renowned Door Dancing Competition - music by Liam Purcell & friends. A great evenings entertainment to close our festival.
 
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