Friday 8th - Sunday 10th Sept. 2017

Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland

Festival News

The Kane Sisters with John Blake in Concert - Ballinasloe Town Hall

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The renowned Kane Sisters from Letterfrack in Connemara who excel in the East Galway Style of Music will be appearing as our headline act for The Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds Concert in Ballinasloe Town Hall on Friday 9th September 2017.  They will be accompanied by John Blake on Guitar.

We are also pleased to announce that in advance of The Kane Sisters we will be treated to a performance by the Multi-Award Winning  Athlone A Capella Choir, an internationally acclaimed all female choir.  Also on stage on the night will be a Pléaráca, a local young Trad & Folk group, members of which can claim Larry Reynolds as their Grand-Uncle, there is no doubt but that they are following well in the footsteps of Larry and there is no doubt he would be very proud to see them perform on stage.


Irish Music Pub Trail Schedule

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

We have a fine line-up of trad musicians for The Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds Irish Music Pub Trail which takes place in various venues around Ballinasloe on Saturday & Sunday 9th & 10th September.  It's going to be great fun and an invite is issued to all musicians who would like to take part in any of the sessions listed.


Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds Friday 8th - Sunday 10th September 2017

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Only a month to go to the 4th Feile Cheoil Larry Reynolds, Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017.  Planning is in full flight and there's a full schedule of events throughout the weekend.  

Click on the link below in the "Read More" section to get a taste of what you can expect.





 


Photography Exhibition - Convent Gallery, Ballinasloe Library - "Ballinasloe Then & Now"

Posted: Tuesday, September 06, 2016

We are so lucky to have this fantastic facility in Ballinasloe that is our local library which is in what was The Convent of Mercy. Part of this building is now the Church Gallery and Kikiin this very historic building will be a Photo Exhibition, "Ballinasloe Then & Now". Put together by local photographers Evelyn Donnellan, Gerry Stronge, Liam Jordan, Robbie Riddell and a man who has collected and shared some great photos of Ballinasloe and its people down through the years, Gerry Devlin. It's runs for the week up to and including Feile Cheoil Larry Reynolds. Admission is free, make sure to pop in any time during opening hours.


Historical Walking Tour of Ballinasloe - Crumbs & Cream, Main St - 3pm

Posted: Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Another real treat in store for Feile Cheoil Larry Reynolds, Saturday 10th September, an Historical Walking Tour of Ballinasloe at 3pm from Crumbs and Cream on Main Street. Learn about the rich history of this planned town, for centuries the gateway to the west of Ireland. There is no charge for this tour which will be given by local man Sean Tully, who will regale you with the history, the folklore and characters of Ballinasloe. Please call 0879046140 in advance.


Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds - Irish Music Pub Trail, Concerts & Céilí

Posted: Friday, September 02, 2016

A fantastic line-up of great musicians will converge on Ballinasloe Friday 9th - Sunday 11th September for Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds. 
Ballinasloe will be alive with Trad - Don't Miss It !


Look who's coming to Ballinasloe on Friday 9th September

Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Have a listen to this "Perfect" pop song, a massive hit for Fairground Attraction and lead singer, Eddi Reader.


Larry Reynolds All-Ireland Open U-18 Fiddle Competition

Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016

​We are delighted to be hosting the first Larry Reynolds All Ireland Open U-18 Fiddle Competition at this year's Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds.  With an attractive prize fund of €250 plus a Larry Reynolds Jnr Sponsored Perpetual Cup is certain to be of the highest calibre. Closing Date: Friday 9th September at 5pm.


Alan Kelly Gang  & Eddi Reader

Posted: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

This is a night not to miss, Alan Kelly Gang team up with Eddi Reader for a night not to forget in Ballinasloe Town Hall on Friday 9th September at 8pm.  Click on the read more below to order tickets online.


Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds Video

Posted: Monday, August 08, 2016

A little insight into the music and the craic from previous Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds


Music, Song & Dance Workshops

Posted: Monday, August 08, 2016

Register now for Workshops with some of Ireland's Finest Tutors


Gatehouse CD launch

Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016

On Sunday afternoon, the final day of Fleadh Cheoil Larry Reynolds Gatehouse will perform in The Pillar House for the launch of their new CD, Tús Nua. Gatehouse are a newly formed traditional group that include musicians John Wynne (flute), John McEvoy (fiddle), Jacinta McEvoy (guitar, concertina) and Rachel Garvey (vocals).


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About Larry

About Larry Reynolds

Larry Reynolds was a renowned Fiddle player from Ahascragh, Ballinasloe who emigrated to Boston over sixty years ago...Read more ›

Weekend Events

Weekend Events

There will Music, Traditional Singing & Sean Nós Dance workshops throughout the town with some of the finest tutors in the business...Read more ›