Fleadh Cheoil Ciarraí­ 2017
Tralee,Co. Kerry

17th – 21st MAY

2017 Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Programme


Friday May 5th.

8pm                           Official Launch in The Ashe Hotel

Launch by Pat Joe Dennehy Lixnaw CCÉ

Dé Céadaoin - Wednesday May 17th

8pm                           Official Opening in Rose Hotel.

Opening by Tadhg O’Maolcatha Cathaoirleach Comhairle na Mumhan

Followed by Family Performance Concert with Special Guests

Special Guest Dick Beamish will  MC the Concert


Déardaoin - Thursday May 18th

4pm                        Céilí & Set Dancing Competitions – Mount Brandon Hotel

7pm – 8.30pm        Street Entertainment – The Square

9pm                     Singing Club - The Blasket, Castle Street

Dé hAoine - Friday May 19th

4pm                          Céilí & Set Dancing Competitions – Mount Brandon Hotel

5pm                          Sean Nós Dancing Competitions - Mount Brandon Hotel

5pm – 7pm              Street Entertainment competition - Various Venues

7.30pm                    Winners of Street Entertainment announced

                                followed by Performance of winning group – The Square

8pm – 10.30pm Outdoor Céilí with Neily O’Connor - The Square

Dé Sathairn - Saturday May 20th

10am                         Competitions - Mercy Mounthawk School, Tralee

12pm – 6pm             Street Entertainment - The Square

6pm – 8pm         Trad Band “No Strings Attached” - The Square

8pm – 10pm       Trad Band “Southern Trad” - The Square

Dé Domhnaigh - Sunday May 21st

9am                       Aifreann Tradisiúnta í Séipéal Naomh Eoin

10.30am                Competitions – Mercy Mounthawk School, Tralee.

12.30pm – 3pm     Street Entertainment  - The Square

3pm – 6pm            Céilí with Uí Bhriain - The Square

6pm – 7pm             Closing ceremony and Music - The Square