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Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann 2010

Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann 2010 takes place from the 16th – 22nd August 2010 in Cavan Town and its surrounding environments.

Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann 2010 is a mainly Traditional Irish cultural competitive event which also includes showcases of traditional music, concerts, Ceilthe, parades, pageants and street music sessions. 

The main event takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday the 20th, 21st and 22nd August 2010 when in excess of 250,000 visitors are expected to arrive at Cavan Town.  The greater number of visitors will commence arriving on Friday afternoon and large crowds will be present throughout the weekend with many remaining until Monday the 23rd August 2010.

The Event Traffic Management Plan can be viewed on the Garda website www.garda.ie

Additional information is also available on the official Fleadh website www.fleadh2010.ie.   This website gives details of all campsites, car parks, taxi ranks and hackneys available during the Fleadh.

Speaking at Cavan Garda Station Superintendent Angela Willis said:

“This is the second time this event has been held in Cavan. This is a fun family event that attracts large numbers of people.  We would urge those attending the event to plan their journey and to cooperate with Gardai and stewards to make this an enjoyable experience for visitors and the local community alike.

We would ask patrons to avail of public transport and the park and ride facilities available. All car parks will be clearly signposted.   Gardai ask all patrons to be conscious of and respect local businesses and residents and minimise disruptions to all concerned by complying with Gardai and stewards. This will ensure this is a fun event and An Garda Siochana wish all patrons an enjoyable and pleasant weekend”.



Garda Press Office