Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
The 3rd Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds takes place in Ballinasloe from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th September. A weekend which was established to commemorate the life of Larry Reynolds but also to promote the East Galway Style of Music and to encourage and develop Irish Music, Heritage and Culture in the region. It promises to be a weekend of “Cheoil, Craic, Cultúr agus Spraoi“…Show/Hide more info.
Highlights of the weekend include a Concert in Ballinasloe Town Hall featuring The Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader, it promises to be a superb fusion of Irish & Scottish Traditional Music. Tickets are €15 and can be booked online here.There will Music, Traditional Singing & Sean Nós Dance workshops at various venues in the town with some of the finest tutors in the business, a Photo Exhibition of “Ballinasloe Then & Now”, Craft Exhibitions on the street, an Irish Music Pub Trail, an Historical Walking Tour of Ballinasloe, A Lecture on The East Galway Style of Music in Ballinasloe Town Library presented by Vera Craughwell, a Céilí in Hayden’s Hotel with the Glenside Céilí Band, a Junior Session in The Dunlo Tavern, as well as many other trad seisiún during the weekend. Click here for full details of the weekend’s events.
For the first time Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds will host an Open All-Ireland Fiddle Competition which has a prize fund of €250 with the Larry Reynolds Perpetual Trophy for 1st Place and a Trophy for 2nd Place.
Ballinasloe looks forward to welcoming you, the town will be alive with Irish Music, Heritage & Culture, don’t miss it !