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.
9:30 pm
SHASKEEN IN CONCERT. It is hard to beat well-seasoned musicians and the members of Shaskeen are as experienced as they are skilful. Tom Cussen leads the band through some of their 40 year repertoire in a fantastic chance to see a group of legends in action

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
Music & Song from the GigRig at St. Ronan's Hall with Tom Doherty, David Doocey & Pat Coyne through the early evening
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  Read More....
3:00 pm
Music ,Song & Dance with youth members of Keadue CCE 
4:00 pm
Live From The Heritage Park : LEE MATTHEWS & BAND - Country & Irish Music to lift the heart . FREE Event
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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