Féile Chois Cuain

1995 – 2019

Join us on the weekend of 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th of May to celebrate 25 years of Féile Chois Cuain

Louisburgh

3rd May – 6th May 2019

Visit Louisburgh, Co. Mayo on the Wild Atlantic Way for a weekend of Music Song & Dance. Deireadh Seactaine Amhránaíochta, Ceoil & Damhsa, Cluain Cearbán, Co. Mhaigh Eo.

Classes

Saturday 4th May 2019

Masterclasses in Accordion, Fiddle, Flute, Concertina,  Tin Whistle, Banjo, Piano Accompaniment, Ballads, Sean-nós Singing & Sean-nós Dancing.

Concerts

3rd May – 6th May 2019

Live concerts with some of Ireland’s revered performers.

Music on the street

3rd May – 6th May 2019

Music, song and dance everywhere.

Pub Sessions

3rd May – 6th May 2019

Sessions in the pubs, an opportunity for everyone to join in.

A Celebration of traditional Irish music and song

Deireadh Seachtaine Amhránaiochta, Ceoil agus Damhsa 

Louisburgh is a small town on the western seaboard situated in an area of great natural beauty, rich in heritage and tradition. Féile Chois Cuain is an annual festival which celebrates this cultural heritage and it has a well-deserved reputation as one of Ireland’s premier traditional arts festivals. It is a magical weekend of music, song and dance, where an extraordinary atmosphere prevails as old friends get together and new friendships are forged. This year we celebrate the 25th Féile Chois Cuain and as we approach this milestone, we fondly remember those who have visited in the past and are no longer with us, while preparing to welcome all to this year’s event, many of whom are old friends who make it an annual trip. We look forward to the future, in the hope that the next 25 years of Féile Chois Cuain will be as enjoyable and memorable as the last 25!

Féile dhátheangach iontach is í an Fhéile atá ag tarraingt scoth na gceoltóirí agus na n-amhránaithe ó chuile chearn den tíre chuici le cúig bliana is fiche. A buíochas leis na haíonna agus leis na cuairteoirí sin, tá cáil i bhfad is i gcéin ar Fhéile Chois Cuain i measc lucht leanúna na n-ealaíon traidisiúnta. Deireadh seachtaine draíochtúil ar leith atá san Fhéile ina mbíonn seanchairde agus cairde nua ag casadh ar a chéile bliain i ndiaidh bliana. Is bliain an-speisialta í seo dúinn agus muid ag ceiliúradh 25 bliain ar an bhfód. Beidh muid ag cuimhneamh ar na daoine nach bhfuil linn a thuilleadh agus muid ag fáil faoi réir le fáilte mhór a chur roimh na ceoltóirí agus na hamhránaithe a thagann chuile bhliain. Is léir go bhfuil an Fhéile ag dul ó neart go neart agus tá clár speisialta curtha le chéile againn daoibh arís i mbliana. Tá muid ag súil go mór leis an todhchaí agus go mbeidh an chéad 25 bliain chomh maith leis an 25 bliain roimhe seo!

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Get in touch

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Féile Chois Cuain on Irish TV Documentary

Féile Chois Cuain on Irish TV Documentary Henry McGlade from the "Irish at Home and Abroad" TV show visited Louisburgh recently to find out about this years Féile Chois Cuain Traditional Irish Music and Dance Festival

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Feile Chois Cuain 2016

Feile Chois Cuain 2016 was a great success. All roads lead to Louisburgh on the May bank holiday for the annual weekend of music, song and dance. In its 22nd year feile promised not to disappoint with a fine line up of tutors and ceoltóirí for the weekend. New to...

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Féile Chois Cuain 2017

Féile Chois Cuain is a traditional festival celebrating traditional music, song and dance. Féile started out in the mid-nineties as a very small intimate festival of fairly close friends originally, lots of whom continue to take the ‘Road to Louisburgh’ year after...

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2019 Classes

Music

Bosca Ceoil / Accordion

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Feadóg / Tin Whistle

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Tionlacan Giotár / Guitar Accompaniment:

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Fiddle

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Consairtín / Concertina

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Feadóg Mhór / Flute

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Bainseó / Banjo

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Song

Bailéid / Ballads

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Amhránaíocht Sean-Nós

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Dance

Rince / Dancing Sean-Nós

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Ceardlann Rince Seit / Set Dance Workshop

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