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Pan Cheilteach 2014

Don chéad uair riamh, beidh Doire ina óstach d'Fhéile Idirnáisiúnta Pan Cheilteach. Leoga, is í seo an chéad uair dá dtáinig an Fhéile trasna na teorann go Tuaisceart na hÉireann. Tá lúcháir orainn an deis a fháil fearadh na fáilte a chur romhaibh uilig chuig cathair álainn s'againn agus tá súil againn go mbainfidh sibh sult as an chlár imeachtaí atá beartaithe againn.. CLICK HERE FOR PROGRAMME.

19 amhrán sa Chomórtas Náisiúnta Pan Cheilteach 2014

Bronnfar trí dhuais ar an oíche le €100 don tríú háit, €200 don dara háit agus €1,000 don chéad áit. IMRO atá ag déanamh urraíochta ar an gcomórtas i gcomhar le Gael Linn agus Glór Cheatharlach. Rachaidh an buaiteoir ar aghaidh chun canadh ar son na hÉireann ag an bhFéile Idirnáisiúnta Pan Cheilteach 2014 i gCathair Dhoire um Cháisc. Beidh amhrán na hÉireann in iomaíocht leis na hamhráin náisiúnta eile ag Alba, An Bhreatain Bheag, Oileán Mhanainn, An Choirn agus An Bhriotáin chun trófaí Pan Cheilteach agus príomhdhuais na féile €1,500 a thógaint. Mar sin ócáid ghalánta agus dáta tábhachtach don dialann is ea Dé Sathairn, 8ú Márta in Ostán Seven Oaks, Ceatharlach. Bí ann gan teip. Tuilleadh eolais ar fáil ach glaoch ar 087 2857048, 085 1340047 nó pancelticcarlow@gmail.com

Competitions

Pan Celtic is primarily a competitive festival. All competitors must send entries in the first instance through their National Committee, and must adhere to the competition rules, as well as the general rules of participation in the festival. Use the link below to be directed to the competitions entry form download page.

News

19 finalists to compete in Pan Celtic National Song Contest 2014

Plans are well in place for the Pan Celtic National Song Contest 2014. Glór Cheatharlach has the honour of hosting the contest which will be held in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow on Saturday, 8 March at 8.00pm. A total of 19 newly composed songs out of a total of some 50 entries have been shortlisted for the gala event which will feature participants from several counties including Cork, Kerry, Galway, Donegal, Tipperary, Dublin, Clare, Wexford and Carlow. Musical director for the gala event will be Ollie Hennessy and on stage will be a variety of contestants including solo singers, groups and bands performing newly composed songs in all styles from traditional to pop, country to rock. A panel of adjudicators will feature some well known names from music and Irish circles. Doors will open at 7.30pm with the contest commencing at 8pm. Amongst the contestants are some well known names including last year's winner Áine Durkin, singer songwriter John Spillane and Eilín Ní Bheaglaoich of the well known Begley family. A special section will feature songs composed by under 17 year olds. Tickets for the song contest cost €10 with a special rate of €8 per ticket for groups of five or more and these are available from the G.B. Shaw Theatre. Immediate purchase is advisable online on www.visualcarlow.ie or phone 059 9172400. The event is sponsored by IMRO in association with Gael Linn and Glór Cheatharlach. Prizes will include €100 for 3rd place, €200 for 2nd place with the composer of the winning song receiving a cash prize of €1,000 while the song will represent Ireland at the Pan Celtic International Song Contest in Derry in April where it will be up against entries from the other participating celtic nations of Wales, Scotland, Brittany, Cornwall and The Isle of Man. A great occasion not to be missed on Saturday, 8 March in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow. For further information contact 085 1340047, 087 2857048 or email pancelticcarlow@gmail.com