Iúr Cinn Fleadh 2023: Trad and rap will rock the Fleadh | News in Newry | Latest Newry News, Newry Sport and Newry Business for Newry City

Iúr Cinn Fleadh 2023: Trad and rap will rock the Fleadh | News in Newry

A classic 70s Celtic rock band, a rapper named after an ancient Irish hero, and a girl with a harp are part of the kaleidoscope of sights and sounds that will fill Newry during Iúr Cinn Fleadh over the August Bank Holiday weekend.


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Horslips band members Barry Devlin and Jim Lockhart will be in conversation while Oriel Traditional Music Orchestra will reimagine some of their hits.

DJ Cú Chulainn will lead a Bikes And Beats rally around the city streets.

The Voice Kids finalist Niamh Noade will help festivalgoers explore the mystery of music and healing.

All of this – and more – is part of a fresh wave of music, culture and fun that will sweep through Newry from 24-28 August.

Trad Trail will see Irish music sessions at local pubs through the weekend.

Trad Cruise will fill the air with music and merriment along the historic Newry Canal.

Actor Kieran Cunningham will present his much-acclaimed show about the life of Irish comedian Dave Allen.


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Dancing On The Greens will seek to revive the old Irish tradition of ‘crossroads dancing’ – this time taking it to community locations around Newry.

Street Feast will present the produce of farmers, foragers and food preparers from the city and its surrounding area – with music from Ramblin String Band.

Civic and business leaders have voiced their support for Iúr Cinn Fleadh – as well as providing sponsorship.

“Newry Business Improvement District (Newry BID) is delighted to be the co-joint sponsor of Iúr Cinn Fleadh along with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council,” says Newry BID Manager Eamonn Connolly.

“This is an important event for our businesses to attract visitors to the city as we bring to a close the summer season.

“During the Fleadh, there will also be a Water Festival and Newry BID’s Summer In The City programme of events and activities will be ongoing, so there truly will be something for everyone.

He adds, “I would encourage you to check out the programmes and follow updates to see what is happening and come out to support this fantastic festival.”


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“This event has grown to become a very popular event for music across Ireland, attracting a rath of national and international visitors to our beautiful area,” she adds.

For tickets and updates, visit www.iurcinnfleadh.com.


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