Fleadh returns to Mullingar for 2023
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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann today announced Mullingar as the venue for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023.
The announcement was made following today’s meeting of CCÉ’s Ardchomhairle at Cultúrlann na hÉireann in Monkstown.
Mullingar hosted the successful and much accoladed fleadh 2022, the Homecoming, and welcomed in the region of 500,000 visitors to the founding town of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.
Comhaltas commends the strong applications received from Wexford and Belfast and congratulates Mullingar on its successful application.
Welcoming the news, Cathaoirleach of the Fleadh Executive Committee, Joe Connaire, said: “It has been a great privilege to host this fantastic event and showcase Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands to a global audience.
“Today’s news is a testament to the Comhaltas volunteer committee, with the support of Westmeath County Council, and the passion that was collectively brought to make this year’s Fleadh a resounding success and an unforgettable one.
“We are committed to building on this year’s success – delivering a world-class event and an unforgettable visitor experience next year. We look forward to welcoming cairde from near and far back to celebrate Irish culture once again.”
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2023 is set to take place in Mullingar from on August 6-14, 2023.