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An exciting weekend ahead in Cavan Town with the Irish Daily Mail International Rules 1st Test taking place in Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday evening October 19th. To celebrate, Cavan town presents some great entertainment from Thursday to Sunday including great traditional music song and dance.

The 2013 Comhaltas Tour of Ireland, at the Town Hall on Friday 18 at 8pm.

Ceilí House Recording at the Farnham Hotel, Main Street, Cavan on Sunday 20 from 12:30-2pm.

There is also a busking competition on the streets and performances by Eleanor Shanley and friends on the Gig Rig on Friday night.

More details at

RTE Ceili House Recording
Sunday 20th Oct 2013

Céilí House is one of RTÉ Radio’s most popular programmes of traditional Irish music and song. You can join in the enjoyment this Sunday 20th Oct in the  Farnham Arms Hotel, Main St, Cavan Town. Lunchtime Recording starts at 1 pm till 2 - Be in your seats at 12.30.

Presenter Kieran Hanrahan, Clare  and producer Peter Browne travel the length and breadth of Ireland and beyond, in search of a good session to bring each week to the many loyal listeners.

NYAH  Rules Ceili Band members:

Seamus Fay Cavan Lilter

Piano  Philip Clarke Cavan

Flutes Martin Gaffney Cavan, Noel Sweeney Leitrim

Fiddles  Gary Lynch Fermanagh, Antoin Mc Gabhann Cavan, John O Sullivan, Longford

Accordions  Gerry Gorman Longford, Martin Donohoe Cavan

Banjo Darren Maloney, Cavan

Uileann Pipes Kavan Donohoe, Cavan

Bones /Bodhran  Johnny King, Longford

Drums   Eoghan Gilchrist, Longford

Recitation from  Eamonn Maguire from Cornafean, Ulster Fleadh Champion 2013

Orla Sheridan All Ireland Under 12 All Ireland Fleadh  2013 Harp  Champion & her teacher Kavan Donohoe, Harp  with Fintan Mc Manus Guitar

Singer Michael McDonnell from Cootehill

NYAH Group Isaac Scanlan, Button  accordion ,Jasmine Scanlan, Fiddle, Ellen Grant, Button  Accordion& dancer, Zoran Donohoe, Concertina, Barry Conaty Flute

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