Mid-Atlantic Fleadh

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Regional FleadhFest Video Documents

1. FleadhFest Consent & Release Form

2. FleadhFest Technical Guidelines

3. FleadhFest Addtional Tech Guidance

4. FleadhFest Project Description


FleadhFest Online Competition 2021 

Entry system now open at competitions.fleadhfest.ie 

Qualifiers for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019 have from now to March 31st to enter. 

Any further questions email competitions@comhaltas.ie



Grades and

a = A person whose 12th or earlier
     birthday occurs on any date in the year
     of Fleadhanna Ceoil competitions.
b = 12-15: a person whose 13th, 14th or
     15th birthday occurs on any date in the
     year of Fleadhanna Ceoil competitions.
c = 15-18: a person whose 16th, 17th or
     18th birthday occurs on any date in the
     year of Fleadhanna Ceoil competitions.
d = O-18: a person whose 19th or greater
     birthday occurs on any date in the year
     of Fleadhanna Ceoil competitions.
All competitions a/b/c/d unless otherwise noted 

Your competition number is listen 

Solo Competitions 
1. Fiddle 
2. Two Row Button Accordion 
3. Concert Flute 
4. Tin Whistle (6 hole penny-whistle styles
5. Piano Accordion 
6. Concertina 
7. Uilleann Pipes 
8. Harp 
9. Mouth Organ 
10. Banjo 
11. Mandolin 
12. Piano 
13. One Row Melodeon (old style) 
14. Miscellaneous Instrument (any 
          instrument not listed)   
15. Accompaniment 
16. Bodhran   
17. Céilí Band Drummer 

Solo Slow Airs 
18. Fiddle 
19. Uilleann Pipes 
20. Concert Flute 
21. Tin Whistle 
22. Harp 

23. Duet 
24. Trio
25. Ceili Band 
26. Grupai Cheoil 
27. Accordion Band (Marching) 
28. Flute Band (Marching) 
29. Miscellaneous Band (Marching) 
30. Pipe Band (Marching)

31. Irish Singing: Ladies 
32. Irish Singing: Men 
33. English Singing: Ladies 
34. English Singing: Men 
35. Whistling 
36. Lilting 
37. Newly Composed Songs: Irish 
38. Newly Composed Songs: English

39. Newly Composed Dance Tunes (any

40. 8-Hand Céilí Ladies 
41. 8-Hand Céilí Mixed 
42. 4-Hand Céilí Ladies 
43. 4-Hand Céilí Mixed 
44. Full Set Ladies
45. Full Set Mixed 
46. Half Set Mixed  f/d (U18/O18)
47. Full Set Mixed O35 L 
48. Sean Nós 

Irish Language Conversation/Storytelling
49. Comhrá Gaeilge –
50. Story telling 
51. Scéalaíocht

Fleadh Highlights

Friday May 8

  • 6:00pm–9:00pm, Grupai Cheoil Competition

Saturday May 9

  • 8:00am–10:00am, Breakfast
  • 9:00am–5:00pm, Solo Music Competitions
  • 12:00pm–2:00pm, Lunch
  • 12:00pm–4:00pm, Dancing Competitions (Sean Nós, Céilí, & Sets)
  • 4:30pm–6:00pm, Awards Ceremony
  • 7:00pm–9:00pm, Gala Banquet including the 2020 Hall of Fame Induction of Deirdre Connolly, John Kennedy and Dennis Gallery (R.I.P.)
  • 9:00pm–12:00am, Céilí Mór with the Catskills Céilí Band featuring Dylan Foley, Sean McComiskey, Sean Gavin, Brendan Dolan, Josh Dukes, and Joey Abarta (Reservations required, tickets are $75 p.p. and $750 for branch tables of ten; see above for details)

Sunday, May 10

  • 8:00am–11:30am, Brunch
  • 9:00, Irish Mass
  • 10:00am–6:00pm, Céilí band drumming, Duets, Trios and Céilí Bands