Category Archives: Festivals

Stylish Silage Drumshanbo

Stylish Silage Leitrim The Stylish Silage competition in Drumshanbo is under way again this year and from what I have seen so far it is going to be an impressive competition. If you haven’t been to Leitrim to see the competition I highly recommend it. 

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Cowboys ad Heroes

Cowboys and Heroes Drumcoura Leitrim Less than two weeks away now to Cowboys and Heroes hitting Leitrim.  There is a great line up this year for Cowboys and Heroes with Robert Mizzell, Patrick Feeney, Jimmy Buckley, John Brady, Mike Denver, Lisa McHugh, and Derek Ryan.  And on Monday all proceeds are going to Make a […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

The Old Rectory St. Patrick’s Day has changed completely from when I was a child when we wore our shamrock to mass and that was pretty much that.  It was a religious day to be observed.  Now it is predominantly about parades and the getting together of communities and socialising.  Not sure what St. Patrick […]

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Book of Fenagh Festival

Why has the Book of Fenagh survived for 500 years? This past weekend the community of Fenagh and those related to it came together to celebrate the Book of Fenagh, and what a great weekend it turned out to be.  I was lucky enough to attend most of the lectures and we got an in […]

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Joe Mooney Summer School

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast The Joe Mooney Summer School is a very successful Summer School with a diverse range of classes both from an instrument piont of view but also singing and set dancing classes as well.  Since The Old Rectory Self catering opened four years ago now we have been blessed with […]

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