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Locations of events : Fleadh Drogheda 2018

The Fleadh executive committee names the venues. Gig Rig will be located at Bolton Square, St. Dominick’s Park has been identified as a location for the 2,000-seater Dome Fleadh TV will be based at North Quay.  

What to do in Drogheda : at any time of the year !

When tourists hit Ireland they immediately think of the Blarney Stone and Rock of Cashel , but do they think of Drogheda ? Well actually YES. Drogheda is the home of , or the closest town to ... Newgrange ( Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre ) -- and several other neolithic tombs ( Knowth etc ) The Battle of the Boyne ( Oldbridge...

St Patrick’s Day – Fleadh Parade – Drogheda

This years St. Patricks Day Parade in Drogheda is being dedicated to the Fleadh . Lolo Robinson , chairperson of Drogheda Comhaltas Fleadh Committee , is being honored as The Grand Marshall of this years parade ! The parade theme is that of celebrating Irish Culture , so if you want a small taste of the Fleadh , then the...

Live steaming The Fleadh @ The Pheasant Bar

Live Stream at The Pheasant , drogheda
If you can not make it to the Fleadh and would love to be part of the action , Live Streaming via Youtube & Facebook is an option . The Pheasant will have several live streams set up from several zones within their venue. The traditional bar cam , Music lounge cam , Function cam , Beer garden and Theater...

Derelict Ireland : 1800’s Drogheda

Derelict Drogheda
Back in the 1800's Drogheda was just as vibrant as it is today. Always an industrial and market town , as can be seen in todays video courtesy of Derelict Ireland. Its amazing how many of the buildings are still here :0 Derelict Ireland can be seen here , or also their regular articles in The Journal. Any videos of Drogheda that...

Fleadh Cheoil : The RTE show from Ennis 2017

Great News if you missed it ! The 6 part TV show "Fleadh Cheoil" , which shows all the highlights and fun of Ennis 2017 is now available on RTE Player . Watch Here Fleadh Cheoil is a series of six television programmes from the Ennis Fleadh Cheoil presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. The annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann returned...

Public Transport to Drogheda

bus to Drogheda
BUS  Bus Eireann ( Main Bus depot is on Donore Road ... across from Mc Donalds ) 100 (Newry/Dundalk via Dunleer), 100X (Dundalk-Dublin Airport-Dublin), 101 (Julianstown-Balbriggan-Dublin),  TIMETABLE HERE 163 (Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange) via Donore), 182/A (Monaghan via Ardee and Tullyallen), 189/A (Ashbourne via Duleek and Clogherhead/Grangebellew via Baltray & Termonfeckin), 190/A (Laytown via Mornington & Bettystown and Trim/Athboy via Slane & Navan). On Friday and Saturday nights there is also a Night bus service, route 101N operated by Bus Éireann (Dublin-Dublin Airport-Balbriggan-Drogheda) and return.   Matthews Coaches Matthews also offer a great service to Drogheda . With a very regular service they are well worth considering also TIMETABLE   TRAIN Drogheda...

Scoil Éigse : Drogheda 2018

Application forms are available to download now from Comhaltas Scoil Éigse is the official summer school organised by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann where Irish people and students from the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and North America go to obtain a better and deeper understanding of Irish music and culture. The school provides workshops, lectures and sessions in the week prior to the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann and continues each day during the Fleadh. Tuition...

Irish Dancing

Irish Dancers
A huge part of any Fleadh in obviously the Dancing. Flash mobs , street dancing , competitions and dancing in any corner that can be found . And that is true for bars also . Pubs are where dancing and singing are welcomed 365 days a year , not just during festivals . Many bars in Drogheda are putting...

Its never too late … Tin Whistle ( Feadóg )

The Modern Tin Whistle/ Feadóg The most common whistles today are made of brass, or nickel-plated brass tubing, with a mouthpiece. Generation, Feadóg, Oak, Acorn, Waltons, and other brands fall in this category. These instruments are inexpensive as they are mass produced. They are ideal for children starting the whistle. As a whistler improves, and becomes more discerning regarding tone,...


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