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Sunday 26 October 2014

In Pictures: Fleadh Cheoil - world's largest celebration of Irish culture - comes to Derry

Friday Fleadh Cheoil scenes on the streets. Derry hosts Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, the first time in the traditional music festival's history that it has travelled to the North of Ireland.  Picture Margaret McLaughlin © please by-line 16-8-13
Friday Fleadh Cheoil scenes on the streets. Derry hosts Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, the first time in the traditional music festival's history that it has travelled to the North of Ireland. Picture Margaret McLaughlin © please by-line 16-8-13
©/Lorcan Doherty Photography - 14h August 2013. 

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann - Doire '13.

Six years-old Bronagh Carlin dances as cousins Sinead Carlin (10), Niamh Carlin (14), Corrine Gorman (15) and Aoibheann Carlin (14), members of the Derry Comhaltas performing on steps at the Guildhall.

Photo Lorcan Doherty Photography
©/Lorcan Doherty Photography - 14h August 2013. Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann - Doire '13. Six years-old Bronagh Carlin dances as cousins Sinead Carlin (10), Niamh Carlin (14), Corrine Gorman (15) and Aoibheann Carlin (14), members of the Derry Comhaltas performing on steps at the Guildhall. Photo Lorcan Doherty Photography
Flags flying on Strand Road to celebrate the Fleadh.
Flags flying on Strand Road to celebrate the Fleadh.

For the first time in its 62-year history the Fleadh Cheoil is being held in Northern Ireland. The week-long celebration of music, song and dance is expected to draw 300,000 visitors to Londonderry.

 

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