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Fleadh Cheoil An Dúin Launched in Castlewellan
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This year’s Fleadh Cheoil An Dúin was launched last week with the marching bands competition in Attical.

Winners of the Marching Pipe band competition – St Joseph’s Longstone.
Winners in the Under-18 Marching Accordion band – Holy Cross Attical.
Winners in the Over-18 Marching Accordion band – Holy Cross Attica.

Then Dun Eígse / The Lodge Cultural Centre,Castlewellan, was the venue for Saturday’s Ceili and Set dancing competitions which saw a large crowd gather for an afternoon of fantastic entertainment, from competitors as young as seven years old.

Results where as follows:

Set dancers from

The Teconnaught 8 hand ceili dancers. 

8 Hand Ceili – LADIES
Under-12 — 1st — St Peters Warrenpoint
12-15—-1st—– Teconnaught
Over-18 —-1st—-St Peters Warrenpoint
8 Hand Ceili – MIXED
Under 12 —-1st—- St Peter’s Warrenpoint
4 Hand Ceili – LADIES
Under 12 —–1st—–St Peters Warrenpoint Team A
& 2nd —-St Peters Warrenpoint Team B
12-15——1st——Teconnaught Team A
2nd——St Peters Warrenpoint & 3rd —–Teconnaught Team B, who where also recommended to go through to the Ulster Fleadh by the adjudicators.
Over-18—–1st—-St Peters Warrenpoint Team A & 2nd St Peters Warrenpoint Team B
4 Hand Ceili – MIXED
Under -12 —–1st—-St Peters Warrenpoint Team B & 2nd St Peters Warrenpoint Team A
12-15—-1st—–Mayobridge( Picture attached in dark blue- 2boys 2girls)
Full Set – LADIES
Under-12 – 1st —St Peters Warrenpoint
Over-18 —-1st —-St Peters Warrenpoint
Full Set – MIXED
Under-12—-1st—St Peters Warrenpoint.

We wish all the winners the very best of luck when they represent the county at the Ulster Fleadh in Dromore, Co Tyrone in July.

The Fleadh Competitions will continue on the 21st June in St Malachy’s High School, Castlewellan. This is a great opportunity to find out what the Comhaltas is all about and see some of the fantastic young and talented musicians we have in our county!

There are a number of concerts and events running over the next week in Castlewellan as part of the Fleadh celebrations;

FRIDAY 20 JUNE, 9PM
Singing Session
Hillyard House
Admission FREE
SATURDAY 21 JUNE, CONCERT – 7.30PM
Concert – Reel it in / Cuig
The Lodge, Castlewellan
Admission £5
SUNDAY 22 JUNE, 7.30PM
Frank McCaff rey
The Lodge, Castlewellan
Admission £10
THURSDAY 26 JUNE, 8PM
The Friel Sisters
The Lodge, Castlewellan
Admission £5
FRIDAY 27 JUNE, 8PM
Sean Keane
The Lodge, Castlewellan
Admission £18.