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Ceol Aneas Traditional Irish Music Festival 2016

Experience the very best in authentic traditional Irish music “the pure drop” as traditional Irish musicians gather in Nelson for the Ceol Aneas Festival.

The festival highlight is the annual Concert on Sunday 5th June 7.30pm at The Theatre Royal and features an exciting line up of top musicians. Tickets will be available from Ticket Direct and Theatre RoyalThe Ceili Dance, with live musicians, will begin at 7pm on Saturday 4th June at St John's Hall and is fun for all ages.

There will be traditional Irish music ‘sessions' at The Free House and East St. Cafe & Bar. Highly regarded world-wide, the Ceol Aneas Festival attracts skilled musicians to Nelson and the sessions, with festival guests included, provide a lively atmosphere continuing on into the small hours.

There will also be a singing session upstairs at Cafe Affair on Saturday from 4-6pm.

There is no charge to enter the session venues.

Ceol Aneas pronounced (kee-ol an-ass) is Irish Gaelic for Music (Ceol) of the South. " It's a great weekend as there’s no way you can separate the music from the ‘craic’ (fun)"

Ceol Aneas 2016 is supported by Culture Ireland as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme


June 3–6


Ph. 03 5480575 or 0212 983 830

Additional Info

Official Website

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