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Féile Ealaíon Chontae an Chabhán
March 11th-18th, 2009

The word “nyah” refers to the very expression of the tradition to its lift or “soul”. Over 300 artists from 18 countries will descend on the Breffni county from March 11th - 18th to take part in a packed programme of events across the county, ranging from major concerts to intimate pub sessions, with a host of extras including music and song workshops, awards presentations and book and CD launches. The Nyah spreads across the county, with towns like Virginia, Ballyjamesduff, Belturbet, and Swanlinbar all having a share of the action, as well as Cavan town itself.

Ramor Theatre Virginia, Saturday 14th, Jig of Life awards to Peter Horan, Johnny Connolly, Kathleen & Michael McGlynn, Brian & Eithne Vallely, Mattie Joe Shéamuis Ó Fatharta, Joe Burke & Ann Conroy, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin and Len Graham.

The Nyah Arts Festival Programme 2009 is subsidised by the Arts Council, Cavan Co Council Arts Office & Fáilte Ireland. The Nyah acknowledges its grateful thanks for this support and all those others who have provided generous support over the years.

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