Irish National Heritage Park will host a traditional and folk festival

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The traditional and folk festival Slí Cheoil Cois Sláine returns to Irish National Heritage Park in Ferrycarrig on Sunday afternoon September 4th from 2-5pm with an exciting line-up of traditional and contemporary musicians, singing, dancing and creative performances spoken by Sean Nós.

he festival is presented in association with Comhaltas Loch Garman and the Wexford Arts Center and is supported by Foras na Gaeilge, Music Generation, Wexford County Council and the Arts Council.

Among the performers on the Heritage Park route, the Lorcán Mac Mathúna trio with Martin Tourish on accordion (Altan) and Eamonn Galldubh (pipes/flute), Celtic Jazz with Melanie O’Reilly, Trad Jam with young traditional musicians, bass Family Céilí Band, Wexford Folk Orchestra, Padraig Sinnott and friends, The Reville Family, Cuckoo’s nest, Music and Dance Groups from Comhaltas Ferns, Kilmuckridge/Monamolin, Danescastle, Wexford Town and Enniscorthy, Wexford Traditional Singers and live art created in the part of the Aisling Project by Rónán Ó Raghallaigh

There will also be performances by Alice and James McIntyre and Anne Wickham of Baliú (Alice was Ireland’s senior champion slow fiddle tunes in the Fleadh Cheoil 1994), the Danescastle Comhaltas Group who won numerous awards provincial and national for their imaginative music, the Bass Family which is a very popular group for Céilí dances, and the dance group Ferns.

To book tickets, go to irishheritage.ie and festival information is also available at wexfordartscentre.ie.


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