If this is your first time at a Fleadh Cheoil and you or a family member is due to compete the following information may help you.
When it comes to the time of the event you should:
Look at the timetable and see WHEN (day & time) the competition you have entered is taking place
Look at the timetable and see WHERE in the town the competition you have entered is taking place
Locate the Fleadh Office on the map
On the day of the event and on arrival in Headford, first REGISTER at the Fleadh Office
A Steward will assist competitors find their competition name/number & mark individuals present
A Steward will point out where the the competition will take place
Enter the venue & wait your turn and ultimately to be called by the Call Stewart
Approach the podium when called & start when the adjudicator gives you the nod
Do your best…perform like never before!
Only potential competitors who registered ahead of the weekend and by the official deadline may compete at the weekend of the Fleadh.
NOTE: this year, in Headford, the Fleadh Office and all competition venues are in the vicinity of Presentation College Headford and there is ample parking there.
Please note that the general public can attend all competitions. So if you wish to hear some terrific Irish traditional music, song & dance at the competitions visit the timetable below for details.
LAST UPDATED AT 9AM, 19TH MAY -FINAL SCHEDULE
(note Venue K was changed to G from original)
For more information
Click the links below
Entry Forms, Rules & General Info for performers wishing to enter. Competitions open to non-comhaltas members also.More →
Find out more about the history of the Headford-Kilcoona Comhaltas Branch, The Fleadh in Headford in 1970 and Ross Errilly Castle.More →
What events are taking place over the weekend? Concerts, session trial, competitions and everything in between.More →