How it’s New York: It’s being held in New Jersy (which is nearby New York), Also, several of the Mid-Atlantic region of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann’s branches are based in New York. Also, all three of this year’s Hall of Fame inductees have roots in New York.
How it’s Irish: This regional fleadh (and the others like it) qualifies players of traditional music to go Ireland and compete for the coveted “All-Ireland” title. This year, Comhaltas’s All-Ireland fleadh will be held August 12-18 in Derry City.
2013 Mid-Atlantic Region Fleadh and Hall of Fame Induction
A Weekend of Irish Music and Dance, May 10-12, 2013
Come Along for an exciting weekend of ceilithe with the Shannon Vale Ceili Band (All-Ireland Champions 2011) on Friday May 10 and Hall of Fame Musicians on Saturday Night (May 11) which is a Gala Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction for:
Patty Conway Furlong, Rose Conway Flanagan & the late Jerry Lynch (Kilfenora and Queens)
Qualifying Fleadh Cheoil Competitions Take Place on Saturday & Sunday
Hilton Parsippany Hotel
One Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Entry forms and fees must reach the Fleadh Secretary no later than April 17, 2013 to avoid the $20 late fee!
For Questions about the competitions call the Fleadh Secretary, Terry Rafferty, 201-288-4267, or email email@example.com