Gerry Whelan Memorial Trad Weekend

The Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend takes place in Cootehill this September with an action-packed weekend of traditional music, song and dance, and lots of new and old faces coming together to share their music, songs and stories.

Running from 15th – 17th September in Cootehill, Co. Cavan, the festival commences on Friday, 15th September at 8pm with a memorial concert in The Drumlin Theatre, and will be officially opened by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann President Ann Finnegan.

Guest artists include performing on the night include Fergus Bogue, Seamus Tierney, Áine McGrane, Karen Dolan, Carmel Fay, Dáire Smith, Seamus Fay, and Cootehill CCE.

Other events lined up for the weekend include fiddle, button accordion, banjo, and tin whistle workshops, singing and storytelling, caint agus comhrá, rambling house and folk club, a gig rig on the street, plus sessions in pubs throughout the weekend.

Come and enjoy the ceol agus craic in Cootehill this September!

For more information visit the official website

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