NYAH Traditional Irish Music & Song Half Day in Cavan Festival


Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Small Scale Local Festivals and Summer Schools Funding Scheme 2020 supporting NYAH Traditional Irish Music & Song Half Day in Cavan Festival 


September 13th – 20th 2020


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The word “NYAH” refers to the very expression of the tradition … to its lift or “soul”.  Farnham Arms Hotel Cavan hosting  Concerts, Comhaltas Mentoring, Singing recital, Dancing, CD Launches, Sessions & Outreach  School events and  Nursing Home Visits.


Events this year are a mix of online initiatives and 'in real life' events to be delivered to an audience in line with general public health guidance. 


NYAH has received support, with thanks to Michael Shiels Farnham Arms Hotel Cavan, Catriona O’ Reilly Arts Officer, Cavan Co Council, Lynch Print Cavan, Mary Reilly and Tommy Goldrick, Dr Labhrás Ó Murchú Ardstiúrthóir of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mels Signs, Shannon Side Northern Sound Radio, American Friends Mary and Rich Brautigam, Felix and Sharon Mc Quaid Opticians.


Information from Martin Donohoe mobile: 086 2342270, Email:


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The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D said: It is important to support local cultural events and activities as all culture, in essence, starts locally with the people and is reinforced and developed through the community. This is especially important at the present time where many people may be feeling isolated and alone.

Date and time:

12 September 2020 to 19 September 2020


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