RTÉ Radio is going to broadcast from this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 in Drogheda from Thursday August 16th.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta will kick off broadcasting live at the Irish music festival from their roadcaster, an Ródaí, on Fair Street from Thursday 16th with Áine Hensey while on RTÉ Radio 1 on Friday 17th The John Creedon Show will broadcast from the campsite at St. Fechins GAA club with live music guests from 8PM.
On Saturday, August 18th, from 9PM Céilí House is live from the Gig-Rig at the Fleadh. Kieran Hanrahan will host a night of music, song and chat from the All Ireland winning Co. Louth Táin Céilí Band and some of the newly crowned 2018 All Ireland champions. Céilí House live from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann has become an annual event that is always an entertaining and exciting night of musical celebration.
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta has a long-standing relationship with Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, broadcasting live from the music festival every year, and this year is no different. RnaG will be bringing listeners a taste of some of the music to be heard in Drogheda on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Áine Hensey will present the best of live traditional music from the Ródaí, the RnaG Roadcaster, from 2PM through to 4PM on Thursday and Friday, with traditional musicians stopping by.
On Saturday 18th, at 2PM Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha will take up the reins for the programme Rabharta Ceoil ón bhFleadh, featuring live music, dance and interviews. RTÉ RnaG will also broadcast Mass live from the Fleadh on Sunday at 11AM.