Main three days of Fleadh Cheoil 2013 - here’s what’s on

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10 a.m. Millennium Forum Tutors and students from Scoil Eigse music school. All Welcome.

2.30 p.m. A celebration of the Líofa [Irish language learning] Challenge 2015 at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin.

3 p.m. St Columb’s Hall, CD Launch: Dylan Foley & Friends.

8 p.m. Antrim & Derry Fiddlers Recital at St Columb’s Hall.

9 p.m. Sligo supergroup Dervish at Victoria Market.

8 p.m. Fiddle and flute performance,Methodist Hall, Carlisle Road. Marcas O’Murchu and more.


1p.m. The Glassworks. Friends and pupils of Dinny McLaughlin will join him on stage for Fiddlers of Aileach, a celebratory concert to mark the launch of a new film and album in honour of his work.

2 p.m. Lecture at An Culturlann. New Brunswick and Derry: the Forgotten Link.

3.30 p.m. Old style step dancing at Waterloo Square.

4 p.m. St Columb’s Hall, CD Launch with Enda Seery.

6.30 p.m. Vincent Doherty launches his CD ‘The High Walls of Derry’ at St Columb’s Hall.

8 p.m. The Venue, the Transatlantic Fleadh, a spectacular one-off event with Jerry Douglas, Dan Tyminski, Tim O’Brien, Arty McGlynn, Eddie Reader, Karen Matheson, Michael McGoldrick and lots more. Unmissable.

8.30 p.m. Pádraig Lalor launches his CD ‘Ismay’s Dream’ at St Columb’s Hall.

9 p.m. RTÉ Radio 1’s long-running traditional music programme ‘The Long Note’ broadcasts live from Derry.

10 p.m. Music by the Johnny Reidy Céilí Band at the Guildhall.

10:30pm The Glassworks. Recently-reformed modern folk legends Flook are joined by Chicago’s fiddle great Liz Carroll


10a.m. Marching Band Competition at Celtic Park.

11 a.m. Irish Mass in St. Eugene’s Cathedral.

12 noon Children In Crossfire Riverdance Record Attempt at Ebrington.

1p.m. BBC Radio Ulster Caschlár presenter Brian Mullen will host a concert dedicated to traditional song.

3.30 p.m. Old Style Step Dancing at Waterloo Place.

7 p.m. til late, Ebrington Square - the Closing Ceremony, with the Battlefield Band, Fidget Feet aerial circus spectacle, senior ceili band winners, Peace III Musical Legacy performance

7.30 p.m. Senior Céilí Band Competition at The Venue.

10.30 The Glassworks Tim Edey & Brendan Power + Dave Sheridan.

[Competitions - see p.34]