Programme of Events 2021

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Friday Aug 2nd

10:00 pm
Ceili in St. Ronan’s Hall -  Music by Rise the Dust

Saturday Aug 3rd

10:30 am
Harp competitions commence (see special brochure for details). Sponsored by Ariana Fuels. 
2:00 pm
Family Fun Day - Brilliant day out for all the family...with sports events, football in the all weather pitch, bouncy castles and loads of other surprises (Insurance covered by Keadue Sportsfield Committee) 
2:30 pm
15-18 & Senior Harp Competitions commence  
9:00 pm
Play - Beezneez Theatre Company - An Ordinary Man - this performance by Gerry Farrell of John Mc Dwyer’s master piece is an unmissable piece of theatre 

Sunday Aug 4th

2:30 pm
Opening of Crafts, Foods & Arts Displays in O’Carolan Heritage Park. (Exhibitors must book in advance).  
3:00 pm
Festival Parade led by Raheen Pipe Band from Elphin - Assembly in Church Car Park. A sample of the Cultural, Business, Voluntary & Plain Daft life of the region will pass by towards St. Ronan’s Hall. 
3:30 pm
Official Opening of Festival by Eugene Murphy TD 
3:30 pm
Official Opening of Festival by Eugene Murphy TD 
4:30 pm
Music & Song from the GigRig at St. Ronan’s Hall with Men of the West featuring Stephen Doherty, David Doocey and Pat Coyne 
9:00 pm

Téada  with Séamus Begley in concert in St. Ronan’s Hall. An Irish traditional band with a truly worldwide reach, Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East and Australia.  Read More....

Monday Aug 5th

11:00 am
Visit and laying of wreath at O’Carolan’s grave - Kilronan Cemetery  
12:00 pm
Lecture in Kilronan Castle entitled ‘Roderic O’Conor’ - a Roscommon born artist of international fame. Speaker Jody Moylan
3:00 pm
Music, Song & Dance with youth members of Keadue CCE 
4:00 pm
Live from the Heritage Park: Rakish - local traditional Irish, Folk & Country music group (Free Event) 
7:00 pm
Internationally Renowned Door Dancing Competition - music by Liam Purcell & friends.  
  • The Arts Council