Sligo fails in bid to stage next year’s Fleadh Cheoil

Ennis selected as venue for 2016 event

Sligo News File Online

Fleadh Cheoil 2Sligo has lost out in its bid to host next year’s Fleadh Cheoil.

Three places in the race were Sligo, Ennis and Drogheda, with
Ennis emerging as the preferred location following a vote at the headquarters of Comhaltas in Dublin this afternoon.

It would have been a three in a row for Sligo had it beenFleadh Cheoil 2015
selected as the venue for the 2016 festival.

 Sligo will host the more than week long 2015 event, which will take place between the 9th and 16th of August.