Visiting MUINE BHEAG
The Leinster Fleadh committee are delighted to announce that the picturesque town of Muine Bheag, also known as Bagenalstown, will host the Leinster Fleadh from
JULY 8th to 15thJoin us between the Barrow river and the Blackstairs mountains for a week of celebration of all that is good in Irish culture. Our events so far Monday 9th July - Official Fleadh Opening and Gala Traditional Session Tuesday 10th July - A celebration of Songs and Stories from Carlow and Website Launch Wednesday 11th July - Music Workshops on traditional instruments with Tutors concert in the evening Thursday 12th July - Tribute evening to local musicians past and present. As co-host, the annual Bagenalstown Summer Madness Festival will include a week of swimming, fishing competitions, vintage funfair, puppet show, biodiversity, canoeing and lots of family fun. In partnership with the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland and Waterways Ireland we are proud to present
FLOAT TO THE FLEADHon the weekend 13th to 15th July.
Carvan/Campsite Accomodation in Ballymahon
A special Fleadh campsite will be set up for the Fleadh weekend in the GAA grounds on the N55. This is a short walk to the venues and town centre. For all Campsite Enquiries: Christy Mannion (087) 2989710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a wide variety of places to stay in Ballymahon during your visit. From Hotels, B&Bs, Townhouses, Apartments and Cottages. Friendly, comfortable and convenient, the accommodation in Ballymahon caters for all your needs. Click here to view a list of options
For many the most important part of a Fleadh weekend are the competitions.
Trad Sessions will be ongoing in pubs in Ballymahon and surrounding villages and towns in the County during the Fleadh weekend. Bring your instrument along and join in the craic or just come along and listen.
The Fleadh open air Gig Rig stage will bring a feast of open-air traditional music and dance to Court House in the centre of Ballymahon during the Fleadh
How To Find Us
Ballymahon town is located at the heart of Ireland and is approximately 100km from the capital city of Dublin (1hr, 24mins). The Royal Canal, which runs through Ballymahon, is now navigable and holiday cruisers and barges are a regular carrier of tourists and visitors from various areas alog the river Shannon.