The first in a new six part series from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann which was back in Cavan town for a third consecutive year. Presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, the programme features the well known piper Paddy Keenan, Newfoundland box player Graham Wells as well as the groups Kan, Ciorras and Gleo.
A series of six television programmes from the Cavan Fleadh presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. The series will feature performances from musicians from Ireland, Britain, America, Newfoundland, Russia and the Czech Republic.
The series will feature a host of musicians who performed at the Fleadh including Paddy Keenan, Damien Mullane, Gerry O Connor, Graham Wells, John Spillane, Billy McComiskey, Martin Donohue, Donall Donnelly and Conor Moriarty.
Among the groups featured are Ciorras, Goitse, Kan, Guidewires, Moxie, The Dave Stone Quartet, Fidil and Cavan groups Gleo and Fidléirí Seán Maguire.
The programmes will also include a visit to Scoil Éigse, the Scoil Éigse Tutors Concert and competitions including the Senior Céilí Band Competition.
We join the many thousands of visitors to Cavan for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann with presenters John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. Included in this week's programme are the popular group Guidewires, The Flying Druids from the Czech Republic, Truancy, winners of the battle of the bands and we visit the Fleadh's teaching wing Scoil Eigse.
The annual Fleadh Cheoil has become one of the largest music festivals in Europe. This week's programme includes a set of reels from West London box player Damien Mullane, songs from John Spillane and the group Perfect Friction and we look in at the under 15 Box Competition. Presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.
The final programme in the series from the Cavan Fleadh Cheoil features Sliabh Luchra music from John Cronin and Daithí Kearney, a couple of tunes from the Scoil Éigse tutors concert and a selection of polkas the senior Ceilí Band champions, The Awbeg Ceilí Band from Co. Cork. The programme is presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.