• MIllmount Open Day 002
  • Musicians and Children
  • Musicians and NAMA
  • Rita watching dancers

About Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is an annual event run by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann since 1951 and is the biggest celebration of Irish traditional music and culture in the world with musicians travelling from all over the world to compete and play. It is the biggest festival of any kind in Ireland and is estimated that at least 400,000 people will travel to Drogheda to attend the Fleadh. It is a lively and vibrant event encompassing competitions and Scoil Éigse workshops (in which at least 15,000 musicians will participate), concerts, street sessions, parades and more. Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is a volunteer delivered event.

 

 

The Fleadh Cheoil Droichead Átha 2018 volunteer programme was supported by Coca-Cola International Services who have played a significant role in supporting the local Drogheda community for over 40 years.

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What will I be doing?

Volunteering at the Fleadh you will become part of a family of volunteers showcasing this fantastic festival to the world. Participating as a volunteer will enable you to build new friendships, develop new skills and play an integral role in the success of the biggest festival of Irish culture in the world.

There are many roles available for volunteers at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Examples include competition volunteers, street stewards, Fleadh ambassadors, volunteer administrators, catering volunteers, volunteers maintaining the cleanliness of our streets and multimedia volunteers. For more details on what you might be doing in a specific role contact Louth Volunteer Centre.