Letterkenny will stage the 48th International Pan Celtic Festival in 2019 from 23 April – 28 April and is looking forward to this great event celebrating our shared Celtic cultures. The committee is drawn from enthusiasts in music, song, dance and tourism offering a variety of skills and expertise.
Comhairle Idirnaisiúnta Pan Cheilteach, TY CON, Baile Uí Mhurchú, Inis Éonáin, Co. Chorcaí, Éire.
The International Council consists of 3 representatives appointed from each of the national committees, plus a honorary Chief Executive, who is elected by the organisation. Mr. Con Ó Conaill, who is also the Chairman currently holds this prestigious post. It was Con Ó Conaill who founded Pan Celtic. He was Chief Executive of Cork Kerry Tourism, the Irish Regional Tourism Authority for 15 years. He is also President of the Irish Pipe Bands Association. When he worked in Tralee, Con was active in Conradh na Gaeilge and Glór na nGael, all national associations that promote the Irish language.
The 6 national committees represent Celtic and cultural interests within their respective Nations, and are responsible to the International Council: