‘Sligo to bid for 2016 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil.’

2014 festival benefited local economy

The 2014 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil is said to have generated €50 million in economic spin-offs for the local Sligo economy.

It’s estimated 350,000 visitors were in the town during the eight day festival.

Bartley Gavin Sligo County CouncilBartley Gavin of Sligo County Council is chairman of the organising committee.

Sligo, which is the venue for the 2015 fleadh, is reportedly planning to bid for the 2016 festival.